Fermented Foods Fight Flu & Viruses

  Consuming Fermented Foods Daily May Be Better Than A Flu Shot

Consuming Fermented Foods Daily May Be Better Than A Flu Shot

Study finds lactic acid bacteria can protect again influenza A virus

Probiotics isolated from fermented foods provide protection against bacterial infections as well as cold and flu viruses according to Professor Sang-Moo Kang, Georgia University, Biomedical Sciences.

“Fermented vegetables and dairy products contain a variety of lactic acid bacteria, which have a number of health benefits in addition to being used as probiotics. Studies have found some lactic acid bacteria strains provide partial protection against bacterial infectious diseases, such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, as well as cold and influenza viruses.”

https://news.gsu.edu/2017/12/13/lactic-acid-bacteria-can-protect-influenza-virus-study-finds/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15288079.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17767461

http://www.jarrow.com/articles/release/id/417/Lactobacillus_Plantarum_299v,_Natural_Solutions_to_GI_Problems