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Do probiotics help with immune enhancement?

Leopold D. Galland, MD
Internal Medicine
Probiotics 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.

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