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Do You Need to Take Probiotics" (Science Says it Might Be a Waste)

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Do You Need to Take Probiotics" (Science Says it Might Be a Waste)

The probiotic industry has a dirty secret: It?s creating a billion-dollar business based on twisted science.
If you are wondering, “do I need probiotics"” Consider this: Probiotics — the healthy bacteria highlighted on most yogurt products — are being added to everything from popcorn to muffin mixes.
According to a report by Grand View Research, the market for probiotics supplements is expected to reach $7 billion in the next 7 years.
Here?s the thing: That business is built on a little bit of science…and a lot of fiction.
?There are many products labeled with the word ?probiotic? in the U.S., but not all are responsibly formatted or studied for health benefits,? says Mary Ellen Sanders, Ph.D., executive science officer of the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics. The science is that probiotics are good for you  — but only if you have a condition that requires their use.
That?s not something you?ll want to hear if your pantry and fridge are filled with probiotic-infused foods.  
?The benefits of probiotics in foods — especially foods that aren?t fermented dairy products — is questionable, at best,? says Shira Doron, M.D., professor of medicine and attending physician in infectious diseases at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Unfortunately, that?s just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to food, many probiotic supplements fail to live up to the promise on their label.
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