Examples of the types of postbiotics that our intestinal probiotic bacteria make from the good foods that hopefully we feed them.

  • Amino acids (e.g. tryptophan, tyrosine & phenylalanine)
  • Antimicrobials (Selective for bad guys)
    • Antibiotic
    • Antifungal
    • Antiviral
    • Anti-parasite
  • Anti-tumor substances
  • Antioxidants
  • Enzymes
  • Neuro-transmitters, e.g.
    • Acetylcholine, Catecholamine, GABA
    • Melatonin (400% more made in the gut than by the pineal gland)
  • NITRIC OXIDE (helps lower blood pressure
  • Vitamins including B’s & K2. Vitamin K2 helps usher calcium into bones and out of arteries.
  • Organic acids, Short chain fatty acids, Signaling molecules, etc. (some of which help keep the lining of the gut healthy.

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