You know those people who can eat whatever they want and still look like they stepped off the pages of a fitness magazine? While you may have coveted their metabolism, what you should be chasing after is their gut bacteria.
Yep, that’s right. You want their gut bacteria!
Our guts are full of different types of bacteria. While you’ve probably always assumed bacteria is a bad thing, there are actually several kinds of bacteria that are good for us. These types of good bacteria help our bodies draw out fewer calories from the foods we eat and draw in more of the nutrients our bodies need. In addition, a gut filled with the right types of bacteria can up our satiety after a meal, and can improve our insulin response to various foods, helping fight those pesky sugar cravings.
Adding the right types of prebiotics and probiotics into your diet can help bring you back into balance and aid in your weight loss quest. In addition, balancing out your gut will help you to feel better, fight off sickness and live your life full of energy.
The Best Probiotics
I’ve been a firm believer in probiotics for several years. I have tried to plug them into my diet with various yogurts and over the counter pills. Over time, I’ve found that while the yogurt has been a great addition to my smoothies and a satiating snack, the pills have often fallen short. Which is why I have switched to Silver Fern Brand’s Wai Drink Mixes.
Probiotics found in pill form, are digested into one part of your gut, and then disperse to other parts. Typically the active bacteria don’t live long enough to make it through that process. If they do stay alive, they usually don’t survive long enough to help you convert your food into useful nutrients.
The probiotics found in Silver Fern’s Wai drink mixes are delivered to your body in liquid form, and coat the inside of your intestines (think Pepto Bismol commercial), which means they make it where they need to be, and are fully active when they get there. Wai drink mixes contain 5 million CFU’s of Bacillus Subtilis HU58 and Bacillus Coagulans. These two bacterias survive the digestion process unlike the probiotics found in most stores. Once there, they reduce gas build up, support metabolic restoration (aka..help your body take in fewer calories and draw out the nutrients it needs), produce antibiotics that help fight against bad bacteria, help your body burn fat, and decrease bloating. These drink mixes give your body a little extra armor in its fight against fat, and help you stay healthy and feeling full.
I have shared a bit about Wai Drink Mixes before, but just in case you missed it, here are a few things you need to know:
- One box contains 6 packets. There are 6 different flavors to choose from!
- They are super simple to use. Just throw a packet into a bottle of water, shake and drink up.
- They taste great.
The best time to use these mixes is with a meal. I typically start a bottle with my meals and then drink some throughout the day. This helps me stay hydrated, and the fiber in the mixes keeps me feeling full.
Silver Fern has several other products that will help you keep your gut in check, including my favorite, their Paka Protein Pancake Mix (click there for 15% off!).
Whether you are new to eating clean and exercising or have been around that block a few times, adding in an effective probiotic can only accelerate your journey towards healthy living. Probiotics like the ones found in Silver Fern Brand’s Wai drink mixes, will enhance your weight loss results and keep you feeling great. I have been drinking them for about a month now and really have come to rely on them. I highly recommend you give em’ a try!
Are you a busy woman juggling faith, work, home and family?
I am too.
Sometimes women like us can get so focused on helping others that we forget to take some time for ourselves. We don’t set aside time to spend with God, and workouts fall to the wayside. I get it. Sometimes I feel like I don’t have another minute in my day to spare. But, if we don’t take our spiritual and physical health seriously, we won’t be able to work, serve and love well. We will end up a hot mess of frustration and anxiety.
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