According to the World Health Organization of the United Nations, probiotics are live bacteria which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host.

The gut flora

The body contains huge numbers of bacteria naturally. These bacteria are part of a complex ecosystem in the gut called intestinal flora or gut flora. The gut flora performs a number of useful functions in the body and is important for good health.

Probiotics and the gut flora

There is a constant battle going on in the gut flora between good and bad bacteria. Common digestive problems are often a sign that the bad bacteria have the upper hand. The good bacteria, which are natural to the body, need reinforcements.

Lactobacillus reuteri Protectis

L. reuteri is a patented probiotic bacteria that is in BioGaia®. With its exceptional and documented health benefits in several areas, L. reuteri is considered a truly superior probiotic: it helps promote a healthy, balanced digestive system when taken daily. BioGaia® has demonstrated beneficial effects in common digestive upsets such as diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating.

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