Healthy bacteria populations in your GI tract may be reduced by which of the following except?

a. Antibiotic use

b. Caffeine intake

c. Excessive alcohol consumption

d. Diets high in dairy products


ANSWER: d. Diets high in dairy products Probiotics

Probiotics, or "friendly bacteria," are used to promote healthy gastric function. Eating low-fat dairy products and fermented foods, or taking probiotic supplements support healthy populations of probiotics. Ray and Terry's Advanced Probiotic contains Lactobacillus Acidophilus in a vegetarian formula to help digestion.