The Ultimate Probiotic Foods Shopping List

Looking to add probiotics to your daily routine? Take this shopping list with you to find the ones that suit you best.

The Ultimate Probiotic Foods Shopping List

Probiotics, also known as good bacteria, keep your gut healthy and ensure your digestive system is running efficiently. With so many different probiotic supplements and foods on the market, it can be tricky trying to pick the right one. When adding probiotics to your diet, check that they include the following strains: L. acidophilus, B. longum, B. bifidum, L. rhamnosus, and L. fermentum.

More: Dr. Oz's Probiotics Guide

Probiotic Cheese

Typically, raw cheese is the only kind that has active probiotics in it, since most of the grocery store cheese that you'll find has been pasteurized, which kills off bad and good bacteria alike. In probiotic cheese, the good bacteria are added back into the product after pasteurization so you can reap all the health benefits.

More: The Ultimate Cheese-Buying Guide

From Cerebral Palsy to Olympian: How This Athlete Beat the Odds

Nick Mayhugh, a world-class athlete in USANA's "Winner's Circle," is showing you how he fuels his body and ambition.

Nick Mayhugh grew up playing soccer like most American kids do. But unlike most kids, he had the elite skills to match his deep passion. He perfected his play, practiced into the nights and dedicated his young life to the sport. For him, that meant secretly compensating for physical effects he was told were normal growing pains but that he knew weren't, like numbness on the left side of his body. So he pushed harder than the others, learning to play with just his right limbs and teaching himself to walk without a limp.

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