What are Probiotics?

What are Probiotics?

Every day, people send us photos of probiotics, texts with Amazon links, and recommendations from their chiropractor, along with dozens of questions and misconceptions about probiotics. We’re here to clarify the FAQs and debunk some common myths around what probiotics are, what they do, and why they can support your health.

First things first, what exactly are probiotics?

The official definition of ‘probiotics’, authored by a 2002 UN/WHO expert panel (chaired by our Chief Scientist, Dr. Gregor Reid), says:

Live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health...