Though it is relatively new to the market, a few types of milk contain added probiotics. Probiotic milk products may be beneficial in alleviating symptoms for a number of gastrointestinal conditions, including Helicobacter pylori infection, irritable bowel syndrome and antibiotic-associated diarrhea. According to the Dairy Council of California “milk to which probiotic bacteria have been added, such as acidophilus milk, and fermented milk products” are some of the best sources for probiotics. Benefits of probiotics include intestinal tract health, aiding with allergy resistance, immune system heath, aiding with urogenital tract disorders and lactose intolerance and having limited potential in the treatment and prevention of cancer.

What it contains? It contains Acidophilic bacteria.  Some research has concluded that probiotic milk may cause gas and bloating in kids and the elderly, so check with your doctor to make sure it is okay for use in your home.

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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: February 5, 2016

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