TITLE

Probiotics Promise Better Health: Put A Few Billion Of Them On Your Plate

AUTHOR(S)
Neville, Kerry
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Environmental Nutrition;Aug2007, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the benefits of probiotics. It is stated that probiotics are harmless bacteria that multiply in the intestinal tract. Probiotics are important in the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal problems such as constipation, diarrhea, bloating and gas. Studies revealed that the intake of probiotic supplements helps boost immune function, but some studies noted that it improves several indicators of rectal cancer.
ACCESSION #
25939454

 

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