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Acidophilus Products

If you are the type who always suffer from gastrointestinal problems, you may find you have an imbalance of good and bad gut bacteria.  Probiotics contain the helpful bacteria in concentrated form, to help balance the bacteria in your digestive tract, and assist the body to function at its optimum.  We have a wide range of probiotics products for you to choose from.  

What are probiotics?
  | What do they do?
  | Types of bacteria in probiotics
  | Who can benefit from taking probiotics?
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What are probiotics?

These are organisms that are considered  "friendly bacteria". Their molecular structures are similar to that which naturally occur in the human body's digestive tract.

What do they do?

Probiotics can:

What are the types of bacteria in probiotics?

Lactobacillus is the most common. It is the one present in yoghurt and other fermented foods. Various strains of this type can assist individuals who suffer from diarrhea and those who have lactose intolerance.
Bifidobacterium can also be found in some dairy products. It helps ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome or IBS.

Who can benefit from taking Probiotics?

According to WebMD, individuals who suffer from the following conditions can benefit from taking Probiotics:
Irritable bowel syndrome
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Infectious diarrhea (caused by viruses, bacteria, or parasites)
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