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How can I repopulate my colon with good bacteria?
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Dr. David Stein
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Yogurt!
Good bacteria, often called probiotics, are the active cultures in yogurt.
The simplest and most cost effective way to repopulate the colon with healthy bacteria is to eat yogurt with active cultures. You can purchase probiotics in health food stores and online and take them i pill form as well. Antibiotics kill both bad bacteria and the good bacteria!

In brief: Yogurt!
Good bacteria, often called probiotics, are the active cultures in yogurt.
The simplest and most cost effective way to repopulate the colon with healthy bacteria is to eat yogurt with active cultures. You can purchase probiotics in health food stores and online and take them i pill form as well. Antibiotics kill both bad bacteria and the good bacteria!
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