Probiotics: Beneficial Bacteria or Bogus Bugs?
Last year, 231 new products that included probiotics, healthy bacteria normally found in the digestive tract, appeared in stores. Proponents claim that consuming probiotics has many health benefits. However, some nutritionists suggest caution in choosing products containing probiotics. This article gives several tips on how to choose a useful probiotic product, as well as scientifically proven uses for different products. The Wall Street Journal, 13 January, 2009