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Probiotics

Bottom line up front:

Probiotics are intended to replenish gut bacteria and help assist gut health for better digestion.

What is it?

Per the NIH, probiotics are live microorganisms that are intended to have health benefits when consumed or applied to the body. They can be found in yogurt and other fermented foods, dietary supplements, and beauty products.

What does that mean?

Probiotics are good bacteria that help your gut work appropriately

 

Why might you take it?

Gastrointestinal issues

Recent antibiotic use

Immunity boosting

How much can I take?

No set amount

What happens if I don’t get enough?

Probably nothing

What happens if I take in too much?

Probably nothing

What can I eat?

Yogurt

Kefir

Kombucha

Pickles

 

Final take:

Check out the post about probiotics for more details!

Yogurt with Fruit

Yogurt with Fruit

Oatmeal and Berries Yogurt

Oatmeal and Berries Yogurt

Healthy Yogurt

Healthy Yogurt