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These days, it seems that everyone is recommending particular diets to improve your health. And, lots of people, including Consumer Reports, are recommending probiotics, such as dark chocolate, greek yogurt, kimchi and sauerkraut. What are probiotics and should you take them? According to the National Institutes of Health, probiotics are microorganisms similar to good bacteria in our guts. It warns that the FDA has not approved any health claims about the benefits of probiotics. There is some evidence that probiotics can benefit people with diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome. But, there is more research needed. Benefits have not been shown conclusively, and…
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