Live fermented foods (like yogurt or sauerkraut, for two examples) perform many positive functions in the body. Notably, for one, they produce health-giving food factors that enter and are used by the body for good. And for two, they kill bad bacteria which would otherwise thrive and produce toxins.
And did you know that colostrum feeds the good bacteria? Breast-feeding an infant is known to give it a good healthy start in life. The reason for this, largely, is colostrum. But the infant can not digest colostrum. The colostrum is important because the good bacteria in the infant’s gut can and do digest it and therefore multiply faster than the bad, establishing themselves a dominant.
To read more, check out my page on digestion, because good digestion is the core of good health!