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The Importance Of Healthy Gut Bacteria

Hippocrates was once quoted as saying “all disease begins in the gut.” Time is proving Hippocrates to be a pretty smart guy, and science is even now linking poor gut health with a myriad of health problems. From eczema to poor immune health, it seems that our gut health influences much more than we previously realized.

Approximately 100 trillion microscopic bacteria line your digestive tract in a dense mesh-like structure. With a total weight of about a kilogram, they are essential to your health.

They extract vital nutrients from food, provide energy and help the immune system to recognize and fight off pathogens.  About 70% of the immune system is found around the gut, as most pathogens enter the body through what we eat and drink.

Modern lifestyles, stress, antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, hormone medications, illness and diets high in sugar or carbohydrates can disturb the natural balance of these gut bacteria, eradicating them and weakening their mesh-like barrier along the gut-wall.  This allows the gut bacteria and yeast to attach themselves to the walls of the gut and affect our digestion.  This microbial imbalance is what often causes common digestive symptoms like cramping, bloating, too much gas or wind, constipation or diarrhea.

The health of your gastrointestinal system is extremely important to your overall well-being. Largely responsible for the critical functions of the body’s digestive and immune systems, beneficial bacteria in your digestive system have the capability of affecting your body’s vitamin and mineral absorbency, hormone regulation, digestion, vitamin production, immune response, and ability to eliminate toxins, not to mention your overall mental health. Your gut flora is incredibly important to your overall well-being. This is why probiotics are essential to restoring your intestine to a more normal state. 

Why do we need probiotics?

Probiotics support the body’s natural defences, starting in the digestive tract by naturally restoring the balance of “good”  beneficial bacteria in the gut. 70% of our immune system lives in our digestive tract, so a healthy and balanced digestive system plays a very important role in strengthening overall health and well-being.

Why Efficient Microbes probiotics?

Rawbiotics are live, non-freeze-dried probiotics that balance & optimise the function of the gastro-intestinal tract. Unlike regular pure-culture probiotics, our products are in a live liquid form and so don’t need to be freeze-dried to survive. The formula contains 14 strains & multiple classes of live beneficial bacteria fermented for 21 days at exact body temperature.


There is no more natural and effective form of probiotic than Rawbiotics. Fermentation has been the manner in which people have gotten their probiotics for thousands of years but, unfortunately, this practice has fallen away. Regular freeze-dried probiotics assist to some degree in replenishing gut microbes but in a very limited scope. Rawbiotics, on the other hand, contain a vast range of natural probiotic bacteria along with the vital by-products of the fermentation process, such as the enzymes necessary for good digestion and uptake of nutrition by the body.


Healing your gut allows the body to build a stronger immune system and produce the right kind of bacteria. Probiotics are key to introducing good bacteria into your system that will restore your flora. The health of your gastrointestinal system is extremely important to your overall health and well-being. 

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