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    Gut Health

    Beginner’s Guide to Choosing Probiotics

    Probiotics are live micro-organisms that are administered to provide benefit to the host. They mainly consist of bacteria, but also include fungi such as yeasts. There are two types of probiotics: exogenous and endogenous. Exogenous probiotics are those that are consumed through the diet and must be continually ingested to maintain balance in the bowels. Endogenous probiotics are those beneficial bacteria and fungi that naturally occur in the human gut and make up the microbiome. If you’re new to probiotics, it’s a good idea to consult your doctor and make sure that a probiotic isn’t going to interfere with any medications or symptoms of an existing condition. This guide can…

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