Germs of Endearment: The pros of probiotics

probioticsThe human body contains an estimated 100 trillion bacterial cells from at least 500 species, not including viruses and fungi. Many of these bacteria are known as “friendly” bacteria, or probiotics, and are vital for many important biological functions, including digestion, combating harmful bacteria, fungal and yeast infections; manufacturing vitamins B and K; producing hormones to store excess nutrients, and stimulating the immune system.

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