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Probiotics are living microorganisms claimed to provide health benefits when consumed.

Our evidence-based analysis on probiotic features 23 unique references to scientific papers.

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Frequently Asked Questions and Articles on Probiotic

Do probiotics improve quality of life in seasonal allergies?
Bacteria in the gut can influence the immune system, and the immune system plays a large role in seasonal allergies. So can probiotics influence allergic symptoms?
Can you boost your flu shot with prebiotics and probiotics?
Flu season is here, and flu vaccine efficacy may be low this year compared to last. But there could be a way to boost that efficacy: probiotics and/or prebiotics. A recent paper summarized the results of nine trials, and found promising results, although there is much yet to be learned.
I get by with a little help from my friends: probiotics and depression
Mix a few beneficial probiotic strains, take daily, lower your chances of depression?
Your probiotic may be lying to you
Take a gander at a probiotic bottle label and you may be astounded at the number of live bacteria, as well as the variety these supplements contain. But the labels may not be entirely accurate.
Fermented foods, neuroticism, and social anxiety

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