Avoid taking probiotics with food so the probiotic bacteria are not subjected to peak digestive acid and juices.
Since the administered probiotic bacteria are transient inhabitants in the gut, I recommend taking probiotics twice a day in order to maintain a steady state and avoid sharp fluctuations.
Data suggest that even killed probiotic bacteria may provide some health benefits.
Multistrain formulations may be superior to single-strain products.
The contents of the various formulations are…