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How to pick a probiotic?

How to pick a probiotic? Did you know that in 2012 3.8 million adults and 300,000 children were known to be taking probiotics?!  This is a 400% increase in 5 years. What does a probiotic do?  It transiently changes the … Continue reading

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Can probiotics decrease irritable bowel symptoms?

Yes!  The probiotic Bifidobacterium bifidum MIMBb75 is normally found in the GI tract (along with several hundred other organisms).  And, this strain is found in several over the counter probiotics.  This is an inexpensive safe alternative found to decrease overall bowel symptoms in … Continue reading

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