PROBIOTIC FOODS are among the brightest rising stars in the functional food category. Products containing these “good” bacteria promote intestinal health, boost immunity and enable lactose-intolerant people to consume calcium.
Probiotic microorganisms are found naturally in the human intestinal tract, which hosts 100 trillion bacteria, mostly in the colon. These bacteria can get out of balance for various reasons, such as diet, the presence of antibiotics or pathogens, or aging. Repla