“Why You Eating Bugs?” she said

Dear Yoga Student,

“Why You Eating Bacteria?” she said. It was my daughter.
I explained *some* bugs are really good for your gut.

They’re called probiotics (a.k.a. “good bugs”) and
here’s what they do:

*Starve off the bad bacteria by eating their food
*Synthesize vitamins K and B
*Reduce inflammation
*Produce short-chain fatty acids to nourish the colon
*Boost your immunity

In the old days, we picked food from the ground and
ate it with bits of soil and microorganisms all over it.

Today, our soils are no good and our produce is
sprayed, so we have to clean and cook most things.
This is bad news for our good bugs.

Add in chlorinated water, antibiotics, and processed
foods; and before you know it, your digestion is not that
great. And digestion, of course, is where you get
the raw materials to build your body.

But enough gloom and doom. Good bugs are hard
to find;) but not impossible.

Here are my 3 favorite sources:
*Raw sauerkraut (unpasteurized)
*Raw kefirs or yogurts (unpasteurized)
*High potency living probiotic supplements

The first two are really easy. To learn how
to make kraut or veggie ferments, please
watch this video: How to Make Saurkraut

To learn more about probiotic supplements,
watch his one: Choosing a Probiotic Supplement

Hope that’s helpful…

Stay bendy,


p.s. If you have questions or comments on these,
please feel free to post comments on the bottom
of this page and I’ll try to answer them…

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