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Although bacteria has gotten a much deserved bad rap of causing a host of health-threatening illnesses and infections, our bodies do require a healthy amount of "good" bacteria to facilitate a variety of important functions in the digestive tract, such as breaking down certain nutrients and preventing "bad" bacteria from causing health problems. This "good" bacteria is commonly referred to as "probiotics." Most probiotics are derived from two groups, Lactobacillus or Bifidobacterium. Within each group, there are a variety of strains. Probiotics fit for human consumption are the ones already found in the human digestive system and in babies who are breast fed. The consumption of foods enriched with probiotics ensures robust digestive health and may be used to treat a variety of digestive-related disorders.

Pea protein is a viable alternative protein source that is low on the glycemic index and high in protein. Pea protein has proven to be one of the most tolerated and accepted protein sources without labeling or allergy issues.

Grape seed extract is considered to be a very powerful antioxidant-20 times more powerful than Vitamin C and 50 times more powerful than Vitamin E. In addition, grape seed extract contains an array of health-giving ingredients, such as protein, carbohydrates, lipids, and polyphenols. Its highly nutritive and powerful antioxidant properties strengthen and protect your vital tissues and fortifies each core body system.

Flax seeds are a rich source of healthy fatty acids and are increasingly popular addition to many health-conscious individuals. Flaxseeds are also rich in essential fatty acids. Because of their fatty-acid content, Flax Seeds may help with inflammatory conditions. Whole flax seeds also impart an incredible boost of fiber to protect and improve the colon function, assisting in the removal of debris and toxins from the elimination tract.