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Jrchloe 11-07-2008 10:45 PM

Probiotics vs. Digestive Aids
 
What is the difference between the two?

Vidaloco 11-08-2008 08:34 AM

I'm not real sure but I think the probiotics are a naturally occurring bacteria/enzyme rather than a chemical type thing :?

Peggysue 11-08-2008 08:51 AM

Probiotics are the bacteria in teh gut

Digective Enaymes are the acids that break the food down in the stomach
FROM MY UNDERSTANDING!!

alsiola 11-13-2008 04:55 PM

A probiotic contains live "good" bacteria that are supposed to help digest food.
A prebiotic (or digestive aid), contains nutrition for the "good" bacteria that are already present in the gut.

Peggysue 11-13-2008 06:02 PM



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