Caveat emptor. "Probiotics" might not be what they seem.

  • Brenda A Huff
  • Published 2004 in
    Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To assess whether commercially prepared probiotic products contain viable organisms, as claimed by their manufacturers, particularly whether products labeled as containing Lactobacillus did so. To identify and quantify as many species as feasible and to compare them with the contents listed on labels. DESIGN Randomized, double-blind trial… (More)

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