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Natto Yeast Beauty and beautiful skin/intestinal regulation/prevention of cold

It works as good bacteria and regulates intestinal conditions.

Natto yeast, which ferments soybeans into natto, is not easily destroyed by heat, drives fermentation in the intestines, and acidizes the intestinal environment. Acidification makes it easy for good bacteria living in the intestines to increase, which in turn prevents the increase of bad bacteria. As natto yeast will be more active in the intestines if there are dietary fibers, eating natto which is rich in dietary fibers will enhance intestinal regulation.

It drives fermentation in the intestines and facilitates bowel movement.

Natto yeast, which ferments natto, is not easily destroyed by heat, drives fermentation in the intestines working as good bacteria there. With increased good bacteria in the intestines, bowel movement becomes smooth, as excrements become softer, smell less and increase in volume. Natto is an ideal food to regulate the intestinal environment, as good bacteria are easier to increase with dietary fibers. As good bacteria taken from food remain in the intestines only for one day, it is important to take them every day.

With its effect of regulating the intestines, the natto yeast restrains the activities of bacteria and viruses.

When we catch cold, we are prone to have problems with the stomach and the intestines. Moreover, weak stomach and intestines decrease our physical strength, which in turn makes us to catch a cold easily. Natto yeast regulates the intestinal conditions, by reaching there through the strongly acidic stomach acid and working as good bacteria. There live 10 billion natto yeasts in one gram of natto (2-3 beans). Natto yeast is very resilient not to die until over the temperature of 120 degrees, and works to restrain the activities of bacteria and viruses. Natto is very helpful in preventing cold by enabling us to take nutrition and increase physical strength, as it is easy to digest with the existence of many digestive enzymes.

Moreover, it is said to have antibacterial properties against pathogens with the effects of restraining salmonella typhi, shigella, O157 strain of the E.coli bacteria, salmonella and the like.