Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013
A new article from eProbiotics.com describes how probiotics and probiotic supplements are effectiveA new article from eProbiotics.com describes how probiotics and probiotic supplments are effectivly used for weight loss. Scientists have recently discovered that the hormones ghrelin and leptin, both responsible for sending hunger signals to the brain, do not function properly when inadequate levels of probiotics are present in the body.
The article details how this condition seems to be directly related to the overuse of antibiotics in developed countries of North America and Europe. The result of this overuse of antibiotics is a decreased level of probiotics, especially H. pylori; this decreased level of probiotics results in a decrease in leptin production, which increases the urge to overeat and results in weight gain.
For years, doctors and scientists paid little attention to probiotics, especially the role they played in ensuring health and normal function. As the medical community learned more about the immune system, doctors discovered that probiotics, once thought to be harmful, are essential for health. Over 200 studies have demonstrated that an inadequate level of probiotics is linked to over 170 diseases and health conditions, including obesity and weight loss.
The author describes research studies that demonstrate how probiotics support weight loss; including how supplementing with probiotics after gastric bypass resulted in patients losing nearly 15% more weight than non-probiotic users and how women supplementing with probiotics for one year after giving birth demonstrating nearly 25% less belly fat than women who did not supplement with probiotics.
The findings conclude that probiotics influence how the body digests food. Low levels of probiotics, especially below the recommended ratio of 85:15 good to bad bacteria, significantly impairs digestion, moti
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