Yogurt has billions of healthful bacteria–and the more active, the better, especially if you have irritable bowel syndrome.
Probiotics are bacteria that do good. They’re among the best food-as-medicine–easy to recommend, and easy to eat.
Popular tasty yogurts–especially strawberry–will get you started. So will kefir.
A new Mayo Clinic study shows that probiotics help flatulence and
have an impressive effect on immunity that isn’t just intestinal…in fact, factory workers had 60% fewer sick days from colds, the flu and other common reasons for off-work. Same thing with young kids at day care–fewer absences, fewer colds and flu.