Can probiotic tablets, yoghurt and cheeses help your gut?


A raft of probiotic products — pills and chewable tablets, milky supplement drinks, yoghurts and even gourmet soft cheeses with specially selected good bacteria added — are sold on supermarket shelves.

Some mention general health benefits, but others say they are specially formulated to help with a specific condition, such as the tummy upsets that can accompany antibiotic use.

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