Lactic Acid Bacteria & the Super
Lactic Acid Bacteria
Lactic acid bacteria have been
closely related to human beings from old times through fermented food. Pickles and yogurt
are the most commonly associated food with lactic acid bacteria. Yes, they are also foods
fermented by lactic acid bacteria. Now, let us introduce the functions of lactic acid
a) Control of intestinal
b) Anti-cancer effects (Inhibitive
action against cancer cells): inhibit the growth of cancer cells
c) Immunity activation: prevention and early relief from a cold
d) Preventive effects against infection and other harmful bacteria
Lactic acid bacteria protect the body from infection by virus.
e) Anti-choresterol effects: reduction of choresterol level
Other effects are;
f) Protection against liver diseases and assistance in the function of liver
g) Anti-mutation action : prevention of mutation
h) Anti-stress effects : strengthening of the endurance against stress
IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS OF INTESTINAL
LACTIC ACID BACTERIA
Correlation of food habit with
lactic acid and other harmful bacteria
In our intestines, we have over 100 trillion bacteria of 100 species.
They are mainly of 2 types:
a) friendly bacteria (lactic acid bacteria)
b) harmful bacteria
||Favorite foods of lactic acid bacteria
saccharide (except disaccharides), oligosaccharide,
fibrous food (plant source)
|Favorite foods of harmful bacteria
animal protein (Its intake in a small amount is harmless, but a great amount of
which causes the multiplication of
||Friendly bacteria and harmful
bacteria are always repeating a power struggle in the intestines.
Lactic acid bacteria are
group of intestinal friendly bacteria.
Thus, intestinal condition (or
intestinal bacteria) has close relations with diet. So, let's eat lactic acid bacteria to
be healthy and vigorous!
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