Probiotics are edible products that contain the beneficial bacteria that inhabit the digestive system. In the digestive tract, the bacteria aid in completing the digestive process. They also aid in the production of vitamins.
Types of probiotics
There are many types of bacteria that are classified as probiotics but most of them come in two main groups: Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium. Lactobacillus is the most common and is usually found in yogurt and other fermented products. Bifidobacterium is less popular and often found in dairy products.
Benefits of probiotics