The word Probiotic is a mixture of Greek words, ‘Pro’ and ‘Biotic’. Pro means ‘In Support of’ while Biotic relates to ‘Life’. Together they make a healthy sentence, In Support of Life. This can rather be an assertive statement instead of sentence, for Probiotics carrying their health advantages are popularly known as real super microorganisms in support and enhancement of human health.
Immunity- Increased immunity is the core result extracted from Probiotics containing food. Probiotics increase the number of IgA-producing plasma cells, and also improve phagocytosis as well as T lymphocytes and Natural Killer cells number in the body, thus increasing immune system in a scientific way.
Women Health- Probiotics have been tested and applied by women during ailments like bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections. This leads to burning sensation during urine passage in vagina. Eating Probiotic foods such as yogurt and other fermented foods has been found as the best possible cure to such ailments found in women.
Relief from Diarrhea- Probiotics are popular for their natural existence as well as for treating ailments like Diarrhea up to possible extents. Physicians alsob suggest probiotics like yogurt, kombucha tea, etc, possibly, to tackle versatile gastroenteritis ailments.
Reduced Cholesterol- Studies have been conducted in order to measure possible effects of Probiotics on reduction of cholesterol or related ailments, and the outcome has been that some strains of lactic acid bacteria are capable to reduce serum cholesterol levels possibly by cracking down bile in the gut.
Obesity- Probiotics may not be so popular for their possible effect to maintain weight as they are for treating diarrhea or for increasing immunity. But certain studies have concluded that probiotics can possibly help people to maintain weight loss after their weight loss surgery or related efforts towards decreasing weight.
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Probiotics have been studied by many and still in depth researches are being done to find if probiotics can serve more in the field of human health. The WHO IN 2001 defined probiotics as “live micro-organisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health beneﬁt on the host”
And by the studies done so far it has been concluded that probiotics can also be useful presumably to tackle ailments such as irritable bowel syndrome and colitis, urinary tract infections, allergies, blood pressure, inflammatory bowel diseases, and many more.
Probiotics maintain the balance of necessary bad and good bacteria within the human digestive system and thus they maintain the whole digestive health possibly responsible for most ailments occurring to humans.