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The Bottom Line on Prebiotics

What are prebiotics, and should you be taking them?

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Gut health is all the rage. From fermented drinks like kombucha to high-fiber diets, nutritionists and researchers alike have zeroed in on the gut microbiome as a compass for a person’s overall health.

As a result, probiotics, also known as beneficial gut bacteria, are experiencing a renaissance. Now…

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