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Probiotics

Often referred to as "friendly" bacteria, probiotics aid with digestion and protect the body against harmful microorganisms.

By Zeel Editorial Staff, Last updated: August 9, 2016

Overview

Probiotics are live bacteria. Often referred to as "friendly" bacteria, probiotics aid with digestion and protect the body against harmful microorganisms. A healthy individual has billions of probiotic colonies merrily living inside their intestines at all times.

How much you should have: The FDA does not have a recommendation for a daily dosage of probiotics, but most nutritionist agree that 2000 mg per day is probably optimal for most people.

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