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A 32-year-old male asked:

Garlic as they say have prebiotics..can i eat it and how long should i wait before i take yakult as a source of probiotics?

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
Good nutrition : I think a healthy diet is an important part of overall health. Yakult is a yogurt drink that contains the "good bacteria" that help with digestion -"Probiotics". Prebiotics refer to the source fuels for these bacteria. Garlic, bananas, oatmeal, berries, onions, legumes and dairy products are some sources. I think if you "listen" to your body you can find which foods are most agreeable to you.
Last updated Jul 7, 2018
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