Are over-the-counter probiotic supplements worth it?

TUCSON, Ariz. — When we talk about gut and colon health, the discussion about probiotics isn’t far behind. Probiotics have become so popular that it’s marketed in foods, capsules and even beauty products. Probiotics are the good bacteria found in our colons. We generate them naturally but can also ingest them through eating certain foods, and now through supplements. Taking in more probiotics may improve your gut health, but Dr. Juanita Merchant with Banner University Medical Center said the issue is that probotics aren’t tightly regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, and may do more harm than good if taken necessarily. “Well it’s not really clear that more is better, that’s why taking probiotics in food is preferable because your body really knows how to handle the bacterial load in general. But what may be packaged in a pill form isn’t necessarily going to be of the right dosage your body may want to handle,” said Merchant. If your gut is healthy, your body should produce what you need. But if your GI tract is a bit abnormal, Merchant suggests first starting simple. Probiotics are naturally found in foods like yogurt. &#...

Global Medicated Feed Additives Market Growth opportunities, Trends, Industry Analysis, Segmentation, Size, Share, and Forecast to 2025

The global medicated feed additives market is expected to grow from USD 12,264.00 million 2018 to USD 18,564.00 million by the end of 2025 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.10%. On the basis of livestock, the global medicated feed additives market is studied across Aquaculture, Poultry, Ruminants, and Swine. On the basis of type, the global medicated feed additives market is studied across Amino Acids, Antibiotics, Antioxidants, Enzymes, and Probiotics & Prebiotics. On the basis of geography, the global medicated feed additives market is studied across the Americas, (United States, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and Argentina) Europe, Middle East & Africa, (United Kingdom, Germany, France, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Italy, and Russia) and Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, and Australia). “Adisseo France Sas: The potential growing player for the global medicated feed additives market” The key players profiled in the global medicated feed additives market are Adisseo France Sas, Alltech Inc., Archer Daniels Midland Company, BASF SE, Biostadt India Limited, CHS Inc., Cargill, Inc., Evonik Industries AG, Hipro Animal Nutrition, Koninklijke DSM N.V, Novozymes A...