Healthy bacteria maintain the body’s “gut-protection system”

Healthy bacteria or probiotics aid digestion and maintain the body’s “gut-protection system,” which fights off disease, registered dietitian Ruth Ann Clayton writes. Foods such as live cultured yogurt and fermented sauerkraut, as well as supplemental probiotics, can add healthy gut bacteria lost by a poor diet, stress, medications, medical treatments and produce washing. The Baxter Bulletin (Mountain Home, Ark.) (6/25)

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