Blood Pressure Lowered by Probiotics


-In a recent study, researchers found that in subjects who consumed probiotics for a week before starting a high-sodium diet, both their blood pressure and levels of the beneficial gut bacteria Lactobacillus remained within normal limits
-Taking probiotics for a few days is not enough; people who consumed probiotics for less than two months didn’t show the positive impact in their blood pressure readings
-Studies show lowered blood pressure due to intake of probiotics comes through a number of different mechanisms after establishing a steady regimen, one of the most important being its ability to reduce insulin resistance
-Raw, grass fed yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchi and other fermented vegetables are excellent sources of probiotics, but a quality probiotic supplement can also be used to enhance your intake

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