You probably already know that probiotics are beneficial bacteria that improve the health of your digestive system. You probably already know that probiotics are found in fermented foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, kombucha and kimchi.
What you may not know is that probiotics are now emerging in everything like cereal, snack bar, chips and (wait a minute) detergent.
So, wait. Are the probiotics in these new storage-stable products the same as in fermented foods? And are they so beneficial?