GUT WOES NOT HELPED BY PRO­BI­OTICS!

National Enquirer - - HEALTH WATCH -

HIGHLY touted pro­bi­otics don’t do much for gut health, in­clud­ing di­ges­tive con­di­tions like Crohn’s disease, ul­cer­a­tive col­i­tis or ir­ri­ta­ble bowel syn­drome, ac­cord­ing to the American Gas­troen­tero­log­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion. Pro­bi­otics are tiny liv­ing or­gan­isms, in­clud­ing cer­tain bac­te­ria and yeasts, usu­ally found in foods like yo­gurt or di­etary sup­ple­ments. They aren’t con­sid­ered drugs, so they aren’t reg­u­lated like phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal prod­ucts. That means there’s no sci­en­tific re­search on how they may help treat a disease. If you’re start­ing a pro­bi­otic reg­i­men, con­sult your doc­tor.

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