The Real ProbioticThe Real Probiotic
Dr. Anthony Wallace, CALA, NDDr. Anthony Wallace, CALA, ND
Executive AdministratorExecutive Administrator
P.C.D.I. Healthcare and Consultants of Texas L.L.CP.C.D.I. Healthcare and Consultants of Texas L.L.C
• This course is used to educate the community regarding probiotic
therapy. This course is not used to help diagnose but to complement or
reinforce education that has been distributed by your primary care
• This course will educate you and your family about probiotic and how to
take them. It is with great recommendation that if you are taking any
prescription medication please let you primary care practitioner or
• It is important to make sure that all supplements are discussed with your
doctor. Most interactions with conventional medication may cause
adverse reactions, unwanted side effects, and even death.
• This presentation will educate the community regarding
• We will discuss why probiotic therapy is one of the major
issues in natural health.
• We will discuss the dangers of probiotic therapy and how
you can prevent illness.
• This presentation will educate the consumer on
combining antibiotics and probiotic therapy.
• We will also discuss terms that are associated in natural
health concerning probiotic therapy.
• Gastroenterologist - A Medical Doctor specialized in digestive health.
• Lactose – Sugars from milk
• Lactase – enzymes that are in the digestive track that eat lactose sugars.
• Probiotic – This is fuel (sugars) lactose for the helpful bacteria.
• Appendix – This is the tail of the digestive track that supplies good bacteria.
• Insulin – a hormone that is secreted by the pancreas to lower blood sugar
• Glycemic index – The act of the body recognizes new food (carbohydrates)
which raises the blood sugar level.
• Glycogen – Sugars that are stored in the liver for use when the blood sugar
level fall below normal.
• OTC – Over the counter
• Flora – the flow or movement of fluid, bacteria, and Ph of tissues.
Forms of Bacteria
• There are many forms of bacteria
that can invade our digestive
system but the good bacteria will
combat the bad bacteria.
• Good bacteria are formed and
distributed from the appendix.
When the appendix can not
replenish more good bacteria
then supplements may be taken.
• It is important to ensure that you
are not taking too many probiotic
because this may cause adverse
• Acidollpilus is a bacteria that normally live
in the human intestines and in the flora of
• Most stores sell supplemental acidophilus
over the counter in the digestive section.
• Acidophilus can be helpful in the
defending the body against food borne
illness, worms, and other parasites that
may cause you to get sick.
• Acidophilus feed on the bacteria that is
usually in yogurt or milk products.
• Supplemental acidophilus should not be
taken if the patient is on conventional or
herbal antibiotics because it will begin to
eat the antibiotics or slow down your
• You may replace acidophilus bacteria after
your antibiotic regimen is complete.
• Bifidobacterium is one of the
natural bacteria that resides in
the gut and the vagina.
• This bacteria is helpful in
maintaining a healthy flora in the
gut and promoting proper
• This bacteria also eats bad
bacteria (food borne bacteria)
and is a defender in maintaining
proper digestive health.
• Bifidobacterium feeds on
probiotic sugars from food
• This bacteria is found is found in
yogurt and is very good in
replacing good bacteria in the
• The bacteria is actually a form of
yeast that when cultured in
yogurt it can bring good benefits
in restoring the natural flora in
• This bacteria has been know to
kill yeast infections of the vagina
area, candida, and thrush.
There are several dangers to
taking probiotics because of
the form body bacteria and
yeast that are in food
5.Inflammation of the colon
6.Fowl smell during bowel
• If you look over to the right hand
side there are several products
that can promote good digestion.
• Soy beans
• Almond milk
• Oats and Wheat
• Honey (wild)
• Acidophilus supplements
• Organic milk
• Miso soup (soy based)
• Medical Net explains several
alternatives in promoting
• Natural Standard, probiotic, 2010
• National Center for
Complementary and Alternative
Medicine, An introduction to