Find out which strains to look for when you shop.
If you are in search of the right probiotic to add to your daily diet, we are here to help. With so many different brands, strains, and types, it can be overwhelming trying to determine which one is the real deal and which one is worth leaving on the shelf. With the help of gastroenterologist Roshini Rajapaksa, MD, we are going to share the tips you need to know the next time you are at the health food store.
Check for 10 Billion Live Organisms
Probiotics need to have enough live and active organisms to grow in the intestines, at minimum, your probiotics should have 10 billion live and active organisms. Dr. Raj also recommends following the recommended dosage on the package to ensure adequate probiotic growth.