Danone products Probiotics
- What are probiotics?
"Probiotic" literally means "for life.""Probiotics are active bacteria that provide health benefits beyond their basic nutritional value when consumed in sufficient quantities1.
Scientific studies suggest probiotics play a vital role in human health. Probiotics provide benefits by acting in the following ways2 :
Assist in breaking down vitamins
Boost the immune system
- Obesity and probiotics
Linking obesity and yogurt consumption is misleading and contradicts Canada’s Food Guide, which recommends consuming two dairy products per day, and up to four portions for children, adolescents, and the elderly. Obesity involves a number of factors, however in most cases it is linked to an unhealthy diet and a lack of physical activity.