Mar 05 2011

What is a probiotic?

Category: Health & Beauty


ProbioticA probiotic is a type of bacteria that improves intestinal health and is often used to help digestion. It is essentially a live microorganism that is contained in a number of foods like yogurt, certain dairy products, and in some juices. A product label will typically mention “live and active cultures” when a probiotic is present. If you’re considering taking a probiotic supplement you should check with your doctor to make sure they are right for you.

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