The Problem with Probiotics

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Probiotics have become very popular among people hoping to improve hoping to improve a belly full of gastrointestinal issues. But new findings may leave you with a sour stomach.

Probiotics contain friendly bacteria and studies have shown they can aid in digestion malfunction, boosting immunity, and even weight loss. However, sky rocking sales often lead to unscrupulous companies trying to cash in.

Consumerlab.com recently tested nineteen probiotic supplements and nearly a fourth contained only a fraction of the organisms they claimed, as low as sixteen percent of them listed unknown.

Probiotics are one of the most expensive dietary supplements so research products carefully. Only buy from established brands or ask your doctor or pharmacist what they recommend.

Now that’s advice worth digesting.

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