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June 28, 2010

WHAT ARE PROBIOTICS?

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An overview of probiotics – their benefits and how they work, supplements and foods with probiotics, the best probiotics for different conditions, and possible side effects.

The digestive system is home to more than 500 different bacterial species. They help keep intestinal linings healthy and assist in breaking down food. Beneficial organisms are also believed to help regulate healthy immune response.

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April 9, 2010

What are some of the best food sources for probiotics and prebiotics?

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The terms “probiotics” and “prebiotics” aren’t really food terms and don’t apply very well to food. These terms come from the dietary supplements industry.

“Probiotics” usually refers to a dietary supplement that contains bacteria (usually freeze-dried) in amounts likely to remain viable in our digestive tract after we’ve swallowed the supplement.

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This Blog is moderated. It is created to be informative, inspiring and uplifting. Our positive philosophy at Bragg is to communicate with love and respect. As Paul and Patricia Bragg teach, in expressing your thoughts and opinions to others, ask yourself: "Is it good, is it kind, is it necessary?" All comments that do not fit this philosophy will not be posted.