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Leo Galland, Integrative Medicine, answeredProbiotics like lactobacillus, a type of bacteria normally found in the human intestine, have been shown to help boost immunity. Research done in Japan indicates that these probiotics may not need to be living to accomplish this effect.
Research suggests that probiotics, especially those in milk or food, may help boost the immune system. However, commercially produced yogurt may not be as effective. More studies are needed, particularly with yogurt, in order to reach a firm conclusion.
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