Prebiotics and probiotics – Understanding the difference

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April 10, 2014

Prebiotics, such as those found in Sunfiber, nourish and stimulate the growth and activity of beneficial bacteria in the gut. Probiotics, found in some yogurts, are live micro-organisms that may confer a health benefit. In her latest blog, holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos provides a clear explanation of prebiotics and probiotics, describes how each may impact our health, and answers the frequently asked question: Should you take a prebiotic, probiotic or both?

Sherry Torkos is a holistic pharmacist, author, fitness instructor and lecturer, compensated to provide her professional opinions.

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