The gut microflora (good bacteria) that reside in our intestines helps keep us healthy in many ways.
lactobacillus acidophilus and other beneficial bacteria can help with many health benefits from improving the extraction of nutrient from the food we eat, assisting in our immune health , assist those with IBS and has been shown to reduce upper respiratory infections.
Some research has shown that:
#Yakult yogurts = L.casei Shirota. Possibly reduces upper respiratory tract infections.
Lactobacillus fermentum possibly reduces sore throats and colds more so in men than women!?
Lactobacillus salivarius NO effect on illness rates for athletes.
It might be worth adding some probiotics to your diet if you don’t already have some in it Charlie, Jase and our girls #Nutrition#globaltriathlonnetwork