Essay on Differences in Probiotics

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Probiotics are the good and 'friendly' bacteria that can have many health benefits. These health benefits include aiding in a better immune system with patients who suffer from irritable bowel diseases or syndromes such as crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.Probiotics assist in digesting dairy products for those with lactose intolerance (Duvauchelle 1). They also give a balance to those who have to take antibiotics and helps relieve with side effects such as gas and cramping("Probiotics Symptoms, Causes, Treatment” 2). Vitamin A,Vitamin K,calcium,potassium, and protein are a list of many supplements provided in probiotics (Jerkunica,Bailey,and Gall 1). Probiotics play one of the biggest roles in the immune's response system…show more content…
Other beneficial bacteria found in probiotics include Bifidobacterium. This is a steady probiotic bacteria and can grow well with a tiny quantity of oxygen(Bethea 1). Benefits include reducing allergies,improving immunity and cholesteral (Jerkunica,Bailey, and Gall 1). Surprisingly, probiotics can contain safe species of E.Coli which can treat and maintain bowel diseases (Bethea 1). Non-refrigerated probiotics are easier to get a hold of. They can be found at the drugstore or supermarket(Dyke 1). Non-refrigerated probiotics are a plus to people who don't want to wait around for 2 weeks for refrigerated ones. Companies claim that refrigerated probiotics are 'unstable' because they lose their viable bacteria if at room temperature and urge people to purchase non-refrigerated probiotics ("Do Probiotics Need to Be Refrigerated?" 1). Lactobacillus acidophilus can be found in some of these probiotics.(Terry 1). These are contained in shelf stabled, non-refrigerated probiotics such as Bartell drug brand, Rite-Aid, and Natrol acidophilus. Another non-refrigerated probiotic; Kyo Dophilius contains other beneficial bacterias such as Bifidobacterium infantis and Lactobacillus gasseri which helps boost the immune system (Wasserman 1). Numerous doctors often prefer that patients consume
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