Bugs, good for your body?
According to a new study, a certain gut bacteria may actually help with your body fat but also may be able to help manage your cholesterol and triglycerides. Bugs in your intestines? Why not; I’m sure we all put much worse into our bodies. However this is the first ever study to provide proof that gut bugs, ie: bacteria are actually linked to good cholesterol. While it may be too early to prescribe these gut bugs as probiotic supplements to help with heart disease, there is growing evidence of the major benefits. Not only are they good and help support digestion, gut bugs will also help with immune system functions and produce vitamins for your body to digest. Gut bugs also produce an anti-inflammatory compound that may reduce swelling and pain in one of the most natural ways possible.
Over all, the researchers who worked on the study were able to find 34 different types of gut bugs that could help not only with good cholesterol but also help to keep a person’s BMI in check.
Most people don’t like the idea of all those critters floating around in their intestines, but hey, anything to stay healthy, Right?