October 26, 2011

Do Probiotic Yogurts Have Any Effect on Gut Bacteria?

Ed Yong, Nature News


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Many yoghurts are loaded with live bacteria, and labelled with claims that consuming these microorganisms can be good for your health. But a study published today shows that such yoghurts have only subtle effects on the bacteria already in the gut and do not replace them.

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TAGGED: Bacteria, Gut Flora, Probiotics

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