Saturday, February 16, 2013

Probiotics and Prebiotics for Yeast Infections and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

"Some doctors (particularly naturopathic ones) may suggest taking probiotic and prebiotic supplements on a regular basis if you’ve had recurrent yeast infections or suffer from irritable bowel syndrome. Because probiotics feed off of prebiotics, the two supplements generally go hand in hand, though some probiotic supplements also contain prebiotics — thus they are called synbiotics, because these probiotics and prebiotics are essentially working together."

What are prebiotics and do we need them? | MNN - Mother Nature Network