FLORA CONTRIBUTES TO YOUR HEALTH

Posted: September 14, 2014 in Health and Fitness, Uncategorized
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The True Somanabolic Muscle By Cal

WHY YOU NEED BACTERIA IN YOUR SYSTEM

OUR BODIES CONTAIN  TEN TIMES MORE BACTERIA THAN CELLS—AND THE MAJORITY OF BACTERIA LIVES IN OUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM. THERE ARE 100 TRILLION VIABLE BACTERIA IN THE COLON COMPRISED OF HUNDREDS OF DIFFERENT SPECIES. BACTERIA IN THE COLON ARE OFTEN REFERRED TO AS GUT FLORA, AND WE NEED THESE BACTERIA FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH.

THE BACTERIA IN OUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM CREATE MANY BENEFITS. WHEN WE HAVE A GOOD BALANCE OF BACTERIA, WE HAVE A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP WITH THEM.
WE PROVIDE THEM WITH FOOD AND THEY PROVIDE US WITH MYRIAD BENEFITS, INCLUDING THE SYNTHESIS OF BIOTIN, COBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12), PYRIDOXINE (VITAMIN B6), PANTOTHENIC ACID (VITAMIN B5) AND VITAMIN K.
THEY ALSO SYNTHESIZE THE SHORT-CHAIN FATTY ACIDS BUTYRATE, PROPIONATE AND ACETATE.

WHEN OUR BENEFICIAL BACTERIA HAVE A STABLE COLONY COUNT, THEY PREVENT OTHER PATHOGENS FROM THRIVING BY USING ALL AVAILABLE FOOD SOURCES. THE HEALTHY GUT FLORA ALSO…

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