Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Healthy probiotics

Dr. Stratton talks about probiotics

Probiotics, sometimes called "friendly bacteria," are beneficial microorganisms that naturally inhabit the human digestive system. You already have billions of bacteria living in your gut. Some are harmful (pathogenic), but many are beneficial. Keeping a balance between the good and the bad bacterial is critical to maintaining good health. Probiotics help keep bad bacteria and yeast from growing in your intestinal tract, and confer many other proven benefits to you, including vitamin production and keeping your immune system healthy.


  • Control Digestive Problems
  • Enhances Weight Loss & Weight Maintenance Programs
  • Suppress Bad Bacteria
  • Produce natural antibiotic-like substances
  • Inhibit Tumors and Carcinogenesis
  • Fight yeast and fungal infections
  • Enhance calcium metabolism
  • Improve Immune Function
  • Reduce cholesterol in the blood
  • Produce B vitamins naturally
  • Reduces Skin Problems
  • Help With Liver Function


Jayne Stratton, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA – LINCOLN.

Dr. Stratton has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Food Science and a B.S. in Biology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and currently serves as a Research Assistant Professor and manager of The Food Processing Center's Laboratory Services.

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