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What are Prebiotics and Probiotics?

In the last few years there has been a lot of media and medical reports regarding the topics of prebiotics and probiotics, with new products hitting the market in record speed. Many people are confused as to what these two terms mean and how they affect the body and gastrointestinal functions. The video from Dr. James Meschino, of MeschinoHealth.com is a great explanation for everyone on the difference between prebiotics and probiotics and why we need a good balance within our system to process and absorb our food and nutrients. Dr. Meschino describes the function of each as well as who should take either and both for optimum health.

Source: http:/­/­www.youtube.com/­watch?v=­AGVRTVOPJsQ

The information supplied in this article is not to be considered as medical advice and is for educational purposes only.