When you see or hear the word bacteria, you most probably think of the harmful microorganisms that wreak havoc in our bodies. After all, much of our daily routine involves getting rid of bad bacteria—from washing our hands with antibacterial soap, to cleaning our homes with disinfectants. Rarely do we think about good bacteria—the kind that our bodies actually need, the kind that actually live inside our bodies.
That’s right—our bodies are teeming with trillions of microorganisms. The plethora of microbes in the human body is most often referred to as the gut microbiome, and it is essential to our overall health.[Read more…] about Should You Take Probiotics?