Refers to both, Lactobacillus Acidophilus
and Acidophilus Bulgaricus. The “friendly”
gut bacteria that in sufficient amounts,
crowds out harmful bacteria in the gut.
Antibiotics, considered a wonder drug when
it was first launched, is not that wonderful
when it comes to being selective on which
bacteria it goes after. Antibiotics indiscriminately
kills not just the “bad” bacteria
that causes illness, but also the beneficial
intestinal bacteria that are necessary for
digestion and keeping us well. (Besides
antibiotics, fluoride a common additive
to our drinking water also kills bad and
Note: If you have to be on antibiotics,
it would be a good idea to consume (more)
yoghurt to boost the number of “good”
gut bacteria in the intestines.
Acidophilus has shown to improve various
digestive disorders, including: indigestion,
diarrhea, flatulence, constipation, E. Coli
infection, H. Pylori infection and even
Acidophilus has also been found to be effective
against vaginal yeast infections (caused
by the fungus, Candida Albicans).
More info coming soon.