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Study: Probiotic labeling lacks important info

June 04, 2019 07:27 PM

Do you rely on products with probiotics?  Turns out, many labels for these products lack important information.

Georgetown researchers analyzed 93 different bottles of probiotics from four large national retailers. Only 35-percent were likely to be medically effective based on clinical evidence.

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Experts say the remaining might have also been supported by clinical studies. However, they were not able to track any of it down due to insufficient labeling.

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