“The number of bacteria in your gut is almost ten times more than the number of your own body cells. If you gathered all of your gut bacteria together, they would weigh approximately 1kg (over 2lb. The bacteria in the gut can be knocked out of balance for many different reasons, including: getting older, taking antibiotics, illnesses such as irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease or following an episode of food poisoning (gastroenteritis) or gut surgery.”

In this fact sheet:

  • What are Probiotics?
  • What they can be used for
  • Prebiotics
  • Click here to view the probiotic fact sheet
  • Source: Association of UK Dietitians –  https://www.bda.uk.com/foodfacts/probiotics#pdf

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