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The Many Benefits of Taking a Probiotic

Bacteria may actually keep you healthy. Here are 7 ways probiotics can help.

The jury may still be out on whether probiotics can support weight-loss efforts, but there is plenty of evidence that probiotics feed a thriving microbiome, which touches upon so many important aspects of health. Taking a regular, high-quality probiotic supplement helps to:

  • Restore the health of intestinal flora during and after a course of antibiotics
  • Improve digestion
  • Bolster immunity
  • Prevent and treat urinary tract infections
  • Increase daily energy
  • Improve skin
  • Ease symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease

The number of probiotic strains available today can be a little daunting, so we recommend choosing a high-quality brand known for its extensive experience and reputation in the probiotic category – such as Natural Factors – and look for a product containing the research-supported strains and outcomes that best speak to your individual needs.