Probiotics 101: All You Need To Know

Probiotics 101: All You Need To Know

Not all bacteria are bad, in fact, the hype about one of our fave bacteria is totally real and we’re so here for it. You’ve probably heard of probiotics before and the existence of good bacteria, but do you really know what it’s all about? Well, we’ve got you covered.


What Are Probiotics?

Probiotics are essentially live bacteria (that are actually good for you) that's found in your digestive tract which helps to maintain a good balance of gut bacteria. These good bacteria are also present in certain foods or supplements which you can add-on to your diet - psst, the Green Cleansing Elixir is our ultimate go-to! 

Having a wide variety of these good bacteria in your system have been found to have a truckload of health benefits - they even help fight off any harmful bacteria and fungi! Still not convinced? Well, read on for not one but three reasons why you 100% need these good bacteria in your life now.


1. Helps Weight Loss

If you’re struggling with your weight loss goals and maintaining a calorie deficit, getting your daily dose of probiotics (psst, our fave Green Cleansing Elixir is an all-natural source of probiotics and superfoods!) is gonna do just the trick for you!


The good bacteria from probiotics, helps to decrease your appetite and keeps you feeling fuller for a longer period of time - this means you’ll definitely be consuming way lesser calories than you usually do, the healthy way! Getting those good bacteria in also helps to decrease your body’s absorption of fat, by increasing the amount of fat that leaves your body with your feces, reducing your body’s fat intake.


2. Aids Digestive Issues & Gut Health

Bloating and gut discomfort is something we’ve all dealt with, and introducing probiotics like our all-time favorite Green juice is definitely key to saying goodbye to all that bloating! The good bacteria present in probiotics helps to balance out your gut flora, which is extremely important when it comes to having a healthy gut and improving your digestion.


3. Boost Immunity

Last but not least, your gut health also affects your overall health as well! Your gut is where many important health functions occur, and even produces essential vitamins for your body such as vitamin K and B. Maintaining a good balance of bacterias in your gut with probiotics can help to boost your immune system and protect your gut from unwanted substances, as an unbalanced gut is often linked to numerous diseases too.


Main Takeaway

The simplest and fastest way to get these good bacteria in is through a mixture of supplements and probiotic-rich foods. Including an all-natural supplement like our Green Cleansing Elixir, and foods such as yogurt and fermented foods like kombucha and kimchi into your diet are some fantastic ways to get those good bacteria in!