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Experts react to ‘waste of money’ headlines against probiotics

By Adi Menayang

A recent article posted on The Daily Beast went with the headline “Probiotics Are a Waste of Money for Healthy Adults.” The story itself is based on findings from a Danish study. We reached out to some people in the industry and academia for a second...

'Fibre has been shown to have a protective effect, but microbiota and butyrate presence does determine the degree of protection.'

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The microbiome & its potential in cancer prevention

By Will Chu

Conflicting results from human epidemiological studies have made it difficult to be sure whether dietary fibre offers genuine protection against colorectal cancer.