The Importance of Gut Health

Our gut plays a huge role in our health. It isn’t just responsible for our digestive system. A good gut supports our immune system and the brain/gut relationship is real. This blog post is sponsored by Ameo Life and I am so excited to talk about the importance of gut health and my new favorite probiotics!

What Are Probiotics?

Our gut is acidic. Probiotics are the “good” bacteria that live in our gut. We need to balance out the “bad” bacteria in order to keep our digestive system, immune system, skin, and urinary tract strong.

The Importance of Gut Health

Before I had kids, I didn’t think much about gut health or why it is so important. As a child, I had a ton of stomach issues and there was no explanation for my constant pain. I also had anxiety, and I have since learned so much about the brain and gut relationship. I see it with my own son now too. His anxiety and stomach issues go hand-in-hand.

Since my kids were born, they have had probiotics every day and it has made such a positive impact. Probiotics helped sooth my daughter’s colic and constipation as an infant, as well as keeping us regular and balanced. Probiotics have helped my son’s gastrointestinal issues too.

The Benefits of Probiotics

In addition to the many body systems it supports, probiotics also help support a healthy mood, promotes energy, sleep and even weight management. Probiotics break down our food and aids in proper digestion.

Ameo Life Probiotics

Did you know that 92% of probiotics can’t survive the stomach’s harsh and acidic environment? While many probiotics are flushed from the body, Ameo Life’s shelf-stable probiotics preserve 70% of good bacteria in your gut even after two hours of supplementation.

Ameo Life probiotics are also gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan-friendly, non-GMO and made in the USA. Ingredients include turmeric root, slippery elm, aloe vera, inulin, prebiotics and probiotics. Ameo Life states, “Ameo Life probiotic is the only patented process probiotic supplement available that delivers the perfect balance of pre and probiotics to support the digestive system.”

I take two Ameo Life probiotic capsules daily and I have been loving them so far! Here’s a little trick I use for my kids – I open up a capsule and pour the powder directly into their water. For infants, I use 1/10 of a capsule and I add more as they get older. My young children (ages 3, 5, and 7) now take half a capsule daily. It can also be sprinkled onto food or blended in smoothies. It’s so easy!

Probiotics Every Day

Probiotics are a staple in our household. There isn’t a day that goes by where we don’t take probiotics. Some days, I will even take a double dose for added immune and digestive support when I need it.

Thanks to my friends at Ameo Life for sponsoring this blog post and helping me spread the word about their patented process probiotics. Also check out their amazing silver products!

  • This post is sponsored by Ameo Life. I was compensated to write this post. All opinions are my own. 

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