I don’t know if it’s the extended period of inactivity from staying home or the frequent uncontrollable Netflix-fuelled snack binges, but I’ve been feeling unusually bloated lately.
I seem to have developed an unsightly paunch, which was the sobering wake-up call I needed to cut out the snacking and the carb-loading, but I’m still not feeling any better.
It feels almost as if whatever food I ingest I filling up to my chest, and threatening to spill out via my throat.
Feeling extremely worried and constipated, I ran up a Google search of all of my symptoms and possible remedies… and one word kept coming up in all of the search results.
That word was ‘probiotics’.
What Exactly Are Probiotics?
Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are beneficial for you, namely for your digestive system.
Now I understand the stigma that is attached to (bad)teria, but there are good and bad kinds of bacteria in your body. Probiotics are the good guys because they look after your gut health.
These friendly bacteria produce important nutrients like Vitamin K and Vitamin B and help to break down stubborn fibers that the body cannot digest, turning them into short-chain fatty acids that are good for your body.
Boss Of Weight Loss
Multiple studies have been conducted to find the correlation between probiotics and weight loss due to its digestive prowess, and the results have been consistently encouraging.
One particular study involved 87 overweight individuals consuming a fermented milk product containing the Lactobacillus probiotic strain for 12 weeks.
These subjects eventually recorded a 4.6 percent reduction in belly fat, and a 3.3 percent reduction in subcutaneous fat (the jiggly fat found just under the skin). There was also a reduction in the width of their hips and waistlines.
This is quite a significant percentage of weight loss… can you imagine if the fermented milk product was not the only form of probiotics they consumed?
It should come as no surprise that probiotics have a role to play in the battle of the bulge. The primary benefit of probiotics is gut health. A smoother digestive process begets a more efficient detoxification system, which will aid in shedding the unwanted pounds more efficiently.
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From Flab To Fab
Now that you know the benefits of probiotics outside of digestive health, religious consumption will result in eventual weight loss, if you are feeling a little insecure about your weight.
Your newfound svelte frame still needs a little bit of finishing touches; a little sculpting to fine-tune your figure.
Procedures like Onda Body Magic are available in the market for people who have succeeded in shedding the pounds, and need a little skin-tightening and trimming boost.
This is a non-invasive procedure that makes use of the special microwaves that selectively target areas with stubborn fatty cells, and dissolves them effectively and painlessly.
Added features of the Onda Body Magic treatment include the reduction in the prominence of cellulite, and immediate shrinkage of collagen fibers in the dermis, making skin tissues more compact and toned.
Believe probiotics are not just a mere bottle of Yakult now? Try it on for size if you don’t – you won’t regret it.