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  • Top Probiotic Supplements

    Day to Day Supplements

    Day to day probiotic supplements are a valuable part of daily supplement regime. They are helpful for maintaining health; they support the immune system, and promote regular digestion. These supplements include:

    Flora Udo’s Choice

    Flora Udo’s Choice is a blend of 6 well known beneficial bacterial strains that come either from the Bifidobacteria or...
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  • How To Choose the Right Probiotic Supplement?

    Things To Look For When Choosing Your Probiotics

    Probiotic supplements can provide a range of health benefits. They can help you restore your intestinal flora after a course of antibiotics, they can ease diarrhea from an infection, they help improve the functioning of the immune system, alleviate symptoms of gastrointestinal disease, and more.

    That is why there is no surprise that there are many...
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  • How to Take Probiotic Supplements

    Dosage

    The usual dose for healthy adults is between 1 and 10 billion probiotics per day. This is the dose that is recommended for maintaining healthy gut microflora and preventing disease.

    When you are taking probiotics for some specific reason, such as for example replenishing the ‘good bacteria’ in your intestines after a course of antibiotics, you might want to increase this dose until your...
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  • Foods That Contain Probiotics

    Probiotics can be found in many fermented foods. Most commonly known are dairy products, such as yogurt, soft cheeses, and kefir.

    When you consume probiotic bacteria, they travel through your digestive tract. During this passage, they are exposed to stomach acid, digestion enzymes, and bile in the small intestine. Dairy products provide a buffer against digestive juices and are able to protect probiotic...
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  • Types of Probiotics

    Many types of organisms are described as probiotics. Most of them are bacteria, but some are also beneficial types of yeast.

    When you are considering probiotics, you should be aware that they are classified by genus, species, and strain. For example, for the Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, the genus is Lactobacillus, the species is rhamnosus, and the strain is GG.

    Probiotics are widely different – they...
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  • Health Benefits of Probiotics

    What are Probiotics

    For centuries, folk tradition suggested that fermented dairy product, containing live bacteria, can be beneficial for our health. Recent scientific research has proven this to be true and it is now clear that probiotics should be an integral part of a healthy diet. But what exactly are probiotics?

    Experts define probiotics (definition by The Food and Agriculture Organization...
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