If you have gut or belly problems, Tequila could be the cure that has been eluding you. Studies have shown that Tequila is prebiotic, which means it helps create a healthy environment for the good bacteria in your gut. However, it also possesses a large number of probiotics, which are the healthy bacteria that live in your intestines. This is where the research gets fun.
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Some studies show that taking a shot before consuming food will increase both your appetite and your metabolism. Other studies focus in on the fact that it aids in the digestion process and soothes the intestinal tract, so they recommend a shot after the meal has been consumed. Just bear in mind, If you choose to take a drink before a meal, after a meal or at both times, make sure they are small amounts. Overindulging and getting drunk on the stuff will wipe out all those healthy bacteria making it easier for toxins to take over.