Our bodies are full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are the good bacteria that help aid digestion and enable your body to absorb nutrients from food.* Some foods, like yogurt, are a source of probiotics but probiotics can also be found in the form of supplements.
Antibiotics can cause an imbalance of good and bad bacteria. Probiotics may help maintain a healthy balance of bacteria during a course of antibiotics.*
|Common Types of Bacteria in Probiotics|
|Lactobacillus||Produces lactase, which is the enzyme that breaks down lactose, and lactic acid that keeps the bad bacteria in check.|
|Bifidobacterium||Found in the digestive tract of humans and in dairy products.|
These types of probiotics are further divided into different strains. Each strain has a different function in the body.*
You should always consult your health care provider before starting any herbal supplements or products. *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.