We throw around the terms probiotics and prebiotics like they are the yin and yang of food microorganisms. Actually, they are complementary but not similar or opposites. In this episode, I define the terms and talk about how we can best utilize what we currently know about the positive effects of both of them, working together.
Your G.I. tract will thank you.
I mentioned a small NIH study that examines the health benefits of combining several strands of beneficial bacteria. It can be found here.
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