In our intestine, there are thousands of bacteria, you may already know, there are good and bad ones, living in symbiosis ... or not, for the better or for the worse of our health! Certainly, several external factors influence the intestinal bacterial population that inhabits us such as food, stress management, our environment and the people we meet.
For example, there are two major families of intestinal bacteria: Firmicutes and Bacterioids! Firmicutes are fanatics of sugars and Bacterioids love fibers. Can you see me coming? Our diets being very carbohydrate imbalances the ratio and considerably increase the number of Firmicutes, causing cases of obesity, chronic inflammation, intestinal porosity and so on.
LACTOBACCILUS PLANTARUM 299v
There is a bacterial strain present in the product INTEGRIS from the company SISU, having been part of many studies, it is Lactobaccilus Plantarum 299v. It was isolated from the human gut and demonstrated very interesting skills!
It colonizes the intestinal mucosa, protects it by stimulating the secretion of mucin (viscous liquid which protects the mucosa) in addition to preventing adhesion of pathogens.
IMMUNE AND ANTI-STRESS SYSTEM
Tolerates a variety of stresses such as pH change, increased acidity. It has the capacity to increase the pH to create an environment unfavorable to an excessive proliferation of undesirable bacteria. It modulates the secretion of pro-inflammatory substances like certain cytokines, therefore acts against exaggerated inflammation in addition to balancing the immune response against dangerous and non-dangerous agents.
Studies have even shown that it plays a role in digestion! The Lactobacillus Plantarum 299v has the power to digest sugars, fibers, fatty acids, vitamins and amino acids. In addition, a recent study has shown that it improves the absorption of iron when it is administered with food, so it can be of interest for anemic or women having their menstruation.
IRRITABLE COLON SYNDROME
An unfortunately common syndrome affecting 10 to 20% of adults in developed countries experiencing symptoms such as flatulence, bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea and / or constipation. A syndrome that greatly affects the lives of people who have it.
Lactobacillus Plantarum 299v appears to reduce flatulence, bloating and abdominal pain in addition to normalizing the frequency and volume of stool. Having the power to secrete anti-inflammatory substances like cytokine IL-10