Benefits of Probiotics ~ Our bodies actually contain more than 100 trillion bacteria. That’s more than 10 times the number of human cells we have in our bodies! Probiotics are “good” living bacteria that help balance out the bad guys and keep our health in tip-top shape. Keeping an approximate 80/20 balance of “good” bacteria to “bad” bacteria helps support optimal gut health, improve digestion and boost our immune system.
While yoga benefits the body in many different ways (i.e. stress relief, weight loss, and pain relief), it’s also one of the best workouts for relieving constipation. With a combination of deep breathing exercises and twisting poses that massage the organs, yoga works your intestinal muscles and helps release any trapped toxic stool. Below, you will find a basic yoga sequence filled with 12 poses that have been known to help improve digestion and relieve constipation.