Pop Holiday Bloating with Yogurt? Yes, If You Have a Queasy Colon

Topics: Drug Food Safety, Vitamins and Supplements, Wellness and Health

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.