From fortifying the health of our gut, to strengthening our immune system, it’s no wonder that Janet Zand, a doctor of Oriental Medicine and board-certified acupuncturist, calls probiotics “one of the most exciting areas now in natural medicine.” In this interview, Zand unveils several of the health benefits of probiotics and provides answers to many of the basic questions people have about this natural flora. Probiotics can be found in many forms, such as fermented foods and supplement pills. Learn the difference between these different forms in the video above!

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