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8 Suprising Reasons to Love Bacteria

AIDS and HIV

Research in the journal Daru:  Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy found that various Lactobacilli bacteria could inhibit the HIV virus when used vaginally.  Research of probiotics against the HIV virus or in the treatment of AIDS is still in its infancy but this exciting research suggests promise for this purpose.

Infant Eczema

Research published in the journal BMC Microbiology found that deviations in bowel flora are linked to eczema in infants.  They also found that supplementation with Lactobacillus rhamnosus offered minor but long-term beneficial effects.

Alcoholic Liver Disease

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine found that supplementation with Lactobacillus rhamnosus could help restore the altered microbial flora found in people with alcohol liver disease.

Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome

Research published in the journal Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications found that supplementation with Lactobacillus rhamnosus could improve insulin sensitivity.  Insulin sensitivity is a serious issue for those suffering from metabolic syndrome and diabetes, meaning that probiotic supplementation could play a promising therapeutic role in the management or treatment of these illnesses.

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Michelle Schoffro Cook, MSc, RNCP, ROHP, DNM, PhD is an international best-selling and 15-time book author and doctor of traditional natural medicine, whose works include: 60 Seconds to Slim, Weekend Wonder Detox, Healing Recipes, The Vitality Diet, Allergy-Proof, Arthritis-Proof, Total Body Detox, The Life Force Diet, The Ultimate pH Solution, The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan, and The Phytozyme Cure. Subscribe to her free e-magazine World's Healthiest News at WorldsHealthiestDiet.com to receive monthly health news, tips, recipes and more. Follow her on Twitter @mschoffrocook and Facebook.

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5:30PM PST on Feb 12, 2014

Nice to know those probiotics do so much more for your body than I initially thought!

11:13AM PDT on Aug 2, 2013

Thanks

5:35PM PST on Feb 18, 2013

I notice eating yogurt regularly helps me stay healthier and have less bacterial infections.

7:05PM PST on Feb 11, 2013

ty

3:02AM PST on Feb 11, 2013

thanks

3:02AM PST on Feb 11, 2013

thanks

9:23AM PST on Feb 8, 2013

thank you!!! very interesting article

9:14AM PST on Feb 8, 2013

thanks

6:51AM PST on Feb 8, 2013

Thx for the post

1:19PM PST on Feb 7, 2013

Wasn't aware of the poart about yeast infections.

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