Live Healthy & Happy
published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a food diary may double your weight loss efforts.
Register for a free SparkPeople account & make losing weight easier!
Dining Out Guide
Motivation to Move
Strength & Toning
Get Back on Track
Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness Options:
Cold & Flu
High Blood Pressure
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Pregnancy & Postpartum
Lifestyle Center Options:
Beauty & Style
The SparkPeople Blog
Fitness & Apparel
Access hundreds of thousands of recipes that are healthy and easy to make. Get full nutrition info for every recipe and track with one click!
Today's Featured Recipe:
Turkey Bacon Breakfast Rolls
Join Now for Free!
Member Comments for the Article:
Probiotics: A Billion Good Bugs
Friendly Bacteria for Your Digestive System
Leave a Comment
Return to Article
I was told by the pharmacist that probiotics would assist my gut while I was on a course lo strong anti biotic's for an infection and they did .
Later I found my psoriasis had died down and i was feeling much better.
Also my digestive system is behaving better, I am 76 and like many people of my age despite eating the fresh foods I had some problems .
I have no idea why they are helping me so much but I now take one each morning on an empty stomach with a big glass of water and am feeling a lot more ready to do things .
who knew we needed bugs
Take refrigerated supplements everyday and they really help. Do not take these at the same time of day as an antibiotic. Per the doctor they would work against each other
I'm allergic to dairy products. It's one of the top eight most common food allergies. The most common one! So some alternatives to dairy mentioned in an article about probiotics would be helpful. I feel that this is really incomplete, and I'd give it a C- if I were a teacher.
Great insight to little known facts.
I always take something that has probiotic in them. If I don't my stomach and gut hurts.
A good probiotic is part of my daily recovery regimen. I figured it couldn't hurt, and now I know.
Great article. It would be good to update it now that it's 2019. There are several wonderful probiotics in fermented foods, such as fermented sauerkraut. Dairy is not the only source. Thanks for writing about the benefits!
Thanks for the information.
Any comments about "Probiotic Gummies"?
Probiotic-prebiotic they all help.
Thanks for sharing
Leave a comment
to leave a comment.