You can take a pharmaceutical drug which has one function and many side-effects, or you can take these friendly bacteria listed in this article and get dozens of huge benefits, with absolutely no side-effects.

New research shows that the healthy human body can have up to 3000 different species of bacteria that outnumber the cells of your body by 10 times! These bacteria (probiotics) protect you from invading bacteria, such as Lyme spirochetes, C. diff, Strep, Staph, E. coli, and every other microbe that may invade your body. Not only do these friendly bacteria kill invading microbes, but they serve vital roles in maintaining health on every single level of the body.

The absence of these probiotic bacteria allows invading bacteria to cause diseases. The absence also causes the breakdown of the body’s biochemical engine, leading to dysfunction, degeneration, and is involved in the development of nearly every disease that can be named.

Preparing your body:

Two to four weeks prior to sending in your bacterial army, you must create the optimum growing environment for your bacterial army to go to war! Read this hyperlinked article on how to prepare your body before introducing therapeutic probiotics.

Before sending in your troops of friendly bacteria, discontinue all of the natural products and supplements that you were taking to help the body dislodge and eliminate (kill) as many of the invading microbes in your body. Many of those natural antibacterial products may also harm some of the good guys. Many people are afraid to stop taking their prescription or natural antibiotics, but this fear may be unfounded when considering that probiotic bacteria have been studied since the 1970’s and some types have been shown to be able to produce over 100,000 different types of very potent antibiotic compounds that can be selectively produced by the probiotic bacteria to kill and control invading microbes!

Hopefully you read my previous articles that laid out the grand strategic plan. Simply taking a lot of probiotics will provide short-term gains, but that strategy is doomed to fail in the long term if you don’t prepare your body ahead of time to ensure their successful colonization in your body.

Choosing which Probiotics to take:

I have listed many of the most researched probiotic bacteria later in this article so that you and your doctor can select the most beneficial ones for your situation. Taking more types and quantities than you need is not better.

There are many genetic variations of the same species of probiotic bacteria. So one company that sells Lactobacillus acidophilus may have a genetic strain that is different than another company’s Lactobacillus acidophilus. One brand may work much better for your unique body than another. The best system is to choose the species of bacteria most likely to address your health concern; read the labels of different brands of probiotics. Finish the bottle and if you got less effect than you desired then stay with the same species but switch brands.

You will find that everyone has a favorite brand of probiotic which worked wonders for them. The same brand may not do anything for your body, because it is not the genetic variation your particular body needs. Of course always use the best brand you can afford.

If you have a specific health concern you need addressed I would recommend you initially avoid taking probiotic supplements with many types of beneficial bacteria, and instead take a brand that has just the types of bacteria you feel you need. It is much better to take just what you need at first instead of throwing some of everything at your body, so that you don’t have every type attempting to colonize at the same time.

As mentioned in previous articles I have written on this topic, the doctors at the Biologix Center for Optimum Health are working on ways to test and identify the exact species and ratio of each type of bacteria our patients need and then compound those bacteria into a formula that is tailor made to fit their unique bodies and situation.

Our doctors are also working on ways to create frequency-enhanced (tagged) probiotics to further increase their targeted performance and successful colonization in your body. The friendly bacteria that colonize your body have often been passed on through the generations of your family and passed on to you during the transit through vaginal birthing and breastfeeding. These bacteria carry genetic tags that identify them as part of your body, every bit as much as the actual cells that make up your body. The probiotic bacteria you take, either in supplements or fermented foods, may be the same species, but they do not carry your family genetic tag, so they most often cannot colonize and become part of your collective bacterial family and are instead eliminated in the bowel movements. This is why our work to give a frequency tag of sorts to the probiotic bacteria we use on our patients is so important. Time will tell just how effective it is.

We keep individual species of probiotic bacteria at the clinic so that we can compound the specific types your body and situation needs, then give them the frequencies needed to hopefully help them “blend in” with your body’s friendly bacterial colonies. Remember the point is to get the bacteria to gain a foothold and to colonize permanently in your body, not just to have them kill invaders, heal tissues, and correct your biochemistry as they pass through your intestines and are eliminated in your bowel movements.

What Form of Probiotic to Use:

The form of probiotics I like the best, and possibly the most efficient way to take a wide range of probiotics, is in powdered or encapsulated powder form. These probiotic bacteria are freeze-dried, which puts the bacteria into suspended animation. They are essentially asleep and temperature stable, which means they do not need refrigeration, although keeping them in a cool, dark place is best. Overheating, leaving the bottle lid loose, and exposure to light will create problems.

To use powdered probiotics, add the serving to 8-10 ounces of room temperature purified spring water, which is non-chlorinated and has no fluoride, both of which will kill the probiotics, a good indication that you should never, ever drink chlorinated/fluoridated water. Distilled water is demineralized and therefore will be tough on the probiotics. Over acidic/alkaline water will also kill the probiotics. Purified, spring water is usually a very neutral pH (not too acidic or alkaline).

If you are using the capsule form of probiotic then open the capsule and empty the powder into about 8-10 ounces of water and let sit for a few minutes for all them to reanimate or wake up. Most manufactures of probiotics have developed strains of bacteria that are pH stable, so they can survive the full range of pH environments found in the body, from the mouth to the anus.

Allow the water with the added probiotics to sit for a few minutes to give the bacteria time to “wake up” or re-animate before they have to get to work. Take the probiotic water two hours away from food. When there is food in the stomach, the pylorus, the valve-like muscle at the bottom of the stomach is closed and the stomach acid is high to breakdown the food. When the stomach is empty then the pylorus valve is open and the stomach acid should be at its lowest. By putting your probiotics in 8-10 ounces of water you increase the likelihood of washing them all the way through the stomach and into the small intestines where they can get to work.

Swish the probiotic water around your mouth and teeth before swallowing. Many of the bacteria help prevent dental cavities and fight periodontal disease. Indeed, probiotic bacteria are needed to colonize on every mucus membrane, from the mouth, nose, and sinuses, through the esophagus, lungs, and intestines.

Other forms of probiotics are pearls, liquids, and fermented food products. All of these are fine and my suggestion is to follow the manufacturer’s or your doctor’s recommendation as to when and how to take them.

How Much to Take:
Some species of probiotic bacteria are hardier and tend to colonize more easily in your body, and therefore are not needed in as high of numbers per serving as other less hardy species. Most of the various types of readily available probiotic bacteria species need to have at least 10-15 billion CFU’s (Colony Forming Units) per serving in order to be effective. A therapeutic dosage would be 20 Billion CFU’s per serving. I would advise avoiding any company’s probiotic that simply lists the amount of bacteria in milligrams, since you really do not know how many bacteria you are taking.

Soil-based bacteria are often hardier and therefore less per serving are needed. This would included Bacillus subtilis, and coagulans. For these, a serving of 500 million to possibly 1 billion is all that is needed and taking more is not recommended as all the various species of bacteria in your body need to be in the correct population ratio without unnecessary competition.

This can be done two to three times a day or as directed by your health care professional. Listen to your body and adjust serving and times per day to minimize any potential discomfort you may experience.

Feeding Your Probiotics:

Supply your probiotics with the types of food they enjoy to ensure that they stay stronger than the bad guys. Feed them by eating organic food at mealtime and prebiotics, such as inulin or Jerusalem Artichoke. The word prebiotics is just a term for specific types of foods that feed bacteria. It is hugely important to feed your good bacteria, but do NOT use these foods, such as Inulin and Jerusalem artichoke until after you have completed the “Preparing Your Body for Probiotic Success Against Disease” section. The bad bacteria also love these foods.

Support not just your digestion but your good bacterial ability to also enjoy proper digestion by chewing all of your food completely before swallowing. The bacteria are microscopic, so when you swallow big chunks of food that are poorly chewed, it is like telling a person to eat a carrot the size of a skyscraper. The bad bacteria love big chunks of undigested food, since this food putrefies inside your gut and toxic sludge is what they love to eat! No matter what you are eating – meat, veggies, grains, or fruit, all of it should be the consistency of baby food before you swallow it. There are many important reasons for slowing down and chewing your food, but in this situation it is a highly important step to feed your bacterial army.

Gently Detoxify Your Intestines

Bad bacteria produce toxins that damage your body, such as cadaverine, spermine, and putrescine. You must detoxify the body through strategic use of fiber and toxin-binders. I developed a formula called Neuro Antitox, which many doctors around the world have had much success using to minimize bacterial die-off toxic symptoms, as well as helping the body eliminate the ammonia that often accumulates in the body with H. pylori infections and candida overgrowth. Read this excellent article on the benefits and types of fiber to use, written by Dr. Mercola. You can also read my previous articles on ways to gently detoxify your body during illness and health restoration.

Probiotic Retention Enemas:

One of the most successful ways of introducing probiotics into the body is through doing probiotic retention enemas. To do this enema, start by doing a Gold-roast coffee enema to clean out the feces and putrefied matter from the colon as outlined in my previous article. Prepare the probiotic water as detailed above, only this time put the powder in 2-3 ounces of body temperature water. Using a bulb enema applicator, lay on your left side and squeeze the bulb, injecting the probiotic water into the rectum. The idea is to retain this inside of your colon allowing it to flow through to the entire length of the colon. Once inside your rectum, roll to the elbows and knees position for a minute and then lay on your right side, allowing it to go to that side of the colon. Keep this in your body. The water will be absorbed and the bacteria will go to work right where you need them. Since the small intestines cannot be reached with this method, you should also take the probiotics orally as detailed above.

Probiotic Species and What Research Has Indicated They Do For You:

Bifidobacterium bifidum: Research indicates that under certain conditions B. bifidum:

Reduce liver enzymes
Increase cell regeneration in alcohol-induced liver injury
Reduce death among very low birth weight infants
Stimulate immunity in very low birth weight infants
Increase TGF-beta (anti-inflammatory) levels
Reduce allergies
Stimulate the immune system among HIV-infected children
Reduce H. pylori colonization
Increase CD8+ T-cells as needed
Establish infant microflora
Inhibit E. coli, Salmonella typhosa, Shigella dysenteriae, Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas fluorescens, micrococcus flavus, Staph aureus,
Reduce intestinal bacterial infections
Reduce acute diarrhea (rotavirus and non-rotavirus)

Bifidobacterium breve: Research indicates that under certain conditions B. breve:

Reduce severe systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Increase resistance to respiratory infection
Reduce TNF-alpha (inflammatory)
Reduce IL-10 (inflammatory)
Reduce TGF-beta1 (inflammatory)
Reduce IBS symptoms (Irritable Bowel)
Decrease beta-glucuronidase (colon tumor-causing)
Inhibit H. pylori
Increase anti poliovirus vaccination effectiveness
Reduce acute diarrhea (rotavirus and non-rotavirus)
Reduce allergy symptoms
Increase growth weights among very low birth weight infants

Bifidobacterium infantis: Research indicates that under certain conditions B. infants:

Reduce acute diarrhea (rotavirus and non-rotavirus)
Reduce or eliminate symptoms of IBS
Reduce death among very low weight infants
Increased immunity among very low birth weight infants
Establish infant microflora
Normalize Th1/Th2 ratio
Reduce inflammatory allergic responses
Normalize IL-10/IL-12 ratio
Improve immune system efficiency
Increase anti poliovirus IgA levels following vaccination
Reduce urinary oxalate (kidney stones)

Bifidobacterium animalis/B. lactis: Research indicates that under certain conditions B. animalis/B. lactis:

Reduce constipation
Improve digestive comfort
Decrease total cholesterol
Increase blood glucose control
Reduce risk of otitis media
Reduce respiratory diseases (severity and frequency)
Reduce colds and flu
Strengthen the immune system
Reduce salivary mutans in mouth
Increase body weight among preterm infants
Increase vaccination immune response
Reduce CRP (inflammatory) levels
Reduce TNF-alpha (inflammatory) levels
Reduce acute diarrhea (rotavirus and non-rotavirus)
Reduce IL-10 (inflammatory) levels
Reduce TGF-beta1 (inflammatory) levels
Reduce inflammatory responses
Reduce CDE4+CD54(+) (inflammatory) levels
Stimulate improvement in atopic dermatitis patients
Reduce IBS symptoms (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
Reduce diarrhea
Normalize bowel movements
Decrease intestinal permeability (Leaky Bowel)
Reduce blood levels of interferon-gamma
Stimulate IgA cells among milk-allergy infants
Improve atopic dermatitis symptoms and sensitivity
Inhibit H. pylori
Increase HDL-cholesterol
Reduce allergic inflammation
Increase T-cell activity as needed
Increase immunity among the elderly
Increase natural killer cell activity
Reduce dental caries (cavities)
Increase absorption of dairy

Bifidobacterium longum: Research indicates that under certain conditions B. longum:

Reduce death among very low birth weight infants
Reduce sickness among very low birth weight infants
Reduce acute diarrhea (rotavirus and non-rotavirus)
Reduce vomiting
Reduce nausea
Reduce ulcerative colitis
Reduce or alleviate symptoms of IBS
Stabilize intestinal barrier function (decreased permeability)
Inhibit H. pylori
Increase TGF-beta1 (anti-inflammatory) levels
Decrease (inflammatory) TNF-alpha
Decrease (inflammatory) IL-10 cytokines
Reduce lactose-intolerance symptoms
Reduce diarrhea
Increase helper T-cells type 2 (Th2)
Increase IL-6
Reduce Th1
Reduce pro-inflammatory IL-12 and interferon
Stimulate healing of liver in cirrhosis
Reduce constipation
Reduce hypersensitivity
Reduce IBS symptoms (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
Inhibit intestinal pathogenic bacteria
Decrease prostate cancer risk
Decrease itching, nasal blockage and rhinitis in allergies
Reduce NF-kappaB
Reduce IL-8 levels
Reduce production of chronic liver disease
Reduce incidence and duration of common cold
Increase anti poliovirus IgA levels following vaccination
Reduce total cholesterol levels
Increase (good) HDL-cholesterol levels
Increase absorption of dairy

Lactobacillus acidophilus: Research indicates that under certain conditions L. acidophilus:

Lower LDL and total cholesterol
Help digest milk and dairy products
Increase growth rates
Reduce stress-induced gastrointestinal problems
Reduce infection from rotavirus
Reduce necrotizing enterocolitis
Reduce intestinal permeability
Control H. pylori
Inhibit Clostridium botulinum, Clostridium perfringens, Proteus mirabilis, Salmonella enteridis and typhimurium, Shigella dysenteriae and paradysenteriae, Staph aureus and faecalis, E. coli
Modulate PGE2 and IgA
Reduce dyspepsia
Modulate IgG
Relieve and inhibit IBS and colitis
Inhibit keratoconjunctivitis (in eye drops)
Inhibit and control Clostridium spp. (C. diff)
Inhibit Bacteroides spp.
Inhibit and resolve acute diarrhea
Reduce vaginosis and vaginitis
Decrease triglycerides
Increase appetite
Increase growth in preterm infants
Inhibit Candida spp. overgrowth
Produce B vitamins and other nutrients
Reduce anemia
Increase vaccine efficiency
Produce virus-specific antibodies
Reduce allergic response
Reduce urinary oxalate levels (kidney stones)
Inhibit antibiotic-related diarrhea
Decrease allergic symptoms
Inhibit upper respiratory infections
Increase (good) HDL-cholesterol
Inhibit tonsillitis
Reduce blood pressure
Inhibit viruses
Increase leukocytes
Increase calcium absorption

Lactobacillus brevis: Research indicates that under certain conditions L. brevis:

Reduce periodontal disease
Reduce PGE2 levels
Reduce IFN-gamma levels
Reduce mouth ulcers
Reduce urinary oxalate levels (kidney stones)
Decrease H. pylori colonization

Lactobacillus bulgaricus: Research indicates that under certain conditions L. bulgaricus:

Reduce intestinal permeability
Decrease IBS symptoms
Help manage HIV symptoms
Stimulate TNF-alpha
Stimulate IL-1beta
Decrease diarrhea (rotavirus and non-rotavirus)
Decrease nausea
Increase Immune response
Inhibit Clostridium botulinum, Clostridium perfringens, Proteus mirabilis, Salmonella enteritidis and typhimurium, Staph aureus and faecalis, E. coli
Increase CD8+ levels
Lower CD4+/CD8+ ratio (Lower CD4+ Associated with inflammation)
Increase IFN-gamma
Lower total cholesterol
Lower LDL levels
Lower triglycerides
Inhibit viruses
Reduce salivary mutans in the mouth
Increase absorption of dairy (lactose)
Increase white blood cell counts after chemotherapy
Increase IgA specific to rotavirus (increase immunity against rotavirus)
Reduce intestinal bacteria

Lactobacillus casei: Research indicates that under certain conditions L. case:

Inhibit pathogenic microbial infections
Reduce occurrence, risk and symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
Inhibit severe systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Decrease C-reactive protein (CRP)
Inhibit pneumonia
Inhibit respiratory tract infections
Inhibit bronchitis
Maintain remission of diverticular disease
Inhibit H. Pylori (and ulcers)
Reduce allergy symptoms
Inhibit Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Decrease milk intolerance
Increase CD3+ and CD4+
Increase phagocytic activity
Support liver function
Decrease cytokine TNF-alpha
Stimulate the immune system
Inhibit and reduce diarrhea
Produce vitamins B1 and B2
Prevent recurrence of bladder cancer
Stimulate cytokine interleukin-1beta (IL-1b)
Stimulate interferon-gamma
Inhibit Clostridium difficile
Reduce asthma symptoms
Reduce constipation
Decrease beta-glucuronidase (associated with colon cancer)
Stimulate natural killer cell activity (NK-cells)
Increase IgA levels
Increase lymphocytes
Decrease IL-6 (pro-inflammatory)
Increase IL-12 (stimulates NK-cells)
Reduce lower respiratory infections
Inhibit Candida overgrowth
Inhibit vaginosis
Prevent colorectal tumor growth
Restore NK-cell activity in smokers
Stimulate the immune system among the elderly
Increase oxygen burst activity of monocytes
Increase CD56 lymphocytes
Decrease rotavirus infections
Decrease colds and influenza (flu)
Reduce risk of bladder cancer
Increase (good) HDL-cholesterol
Decrease triglycerides
Inhibit viral infections
Decrease blood pressure
Inhibit malignant pleural effusions secondary to lung cancer
Reduce cervix tumors when used in combination with radiation therapy
Inhibit tumor growth of carcinomatous peritonitis/stomach cancer
Break down nutrients for bioavailability

Lactobacillus helveticus: Research indicates that under certain conditions L. helveticus:

Reduce blood pressure among hypertensive patients
Produce ACE-inhibitor molecules
Increase sleep quality and duration
Increase general health perception
Increase serum levels of calcium
Decrease PTH (parathyroid hormone- marker for bone loss)
Normalize gut colonization similar to breast-fed infants among formula-fed infants

Lactobacillus plantarum: Research indicates that under certain conditions L. plantarum:

Reduce burn infections (topically)
Increase burn healing
Strengthen the immune system
Help restore healthy liver enzymes (in mild alcoholic-induced liver injury)
Reduce frequency and severity of respiratory diseases during the cold and flu season
Reduce intestinal permeability
Inhibit various intestinal pathobiotics (such as Clostridium difficult)
Reduce Th2 (inflammatory) levels and incrust Th1/Th2 ratio
Reduce inflammatory responses
Reduce symptoms and aid healing of multiple traumas among injured patients
Reduce fungal infections
Reduce IBS symptoms
Reduce pancreatic sepsis (infection)
Reduce systolic blood pressure
Reduce leptin levels
Reduce interleukin-6 (IL-6) levels
Reduce adhesion of vein endothelial cells by monocytes (risk of atherosclerosis)
Reduce postoperative infection
Reduce risk of pneumonia
Reduce kidney oxalate levels (kidney stones)
Decrease flatulence
Stimulate immunity in HIV children

Lactobacillus reuteri: Research indicates that under certain conditions L. reuteri:

Inhibit gingivitis
Reduce pro-inflammatory cytokines
Help re-establish the pH of the vagina
Stimulate growth and feeding among preterm infants
Inhibit and suppress H. pylori
Decrease dyspepsia
Increase CD3+ in HIV patients
Reduce nausea
Reduce flatulence
Reduce diarrhea (rotavirus and non-rotavirus)
Reduce TGF-beta2 in breast feeding mothers (reduced risk of eczema)
Reduce salivary mutans streptococcus
Stimulate immune system
Reduce plaque on teeth
Inhibit vaginal candidiasis
Decrease symptoms of IBS
Increase CD4+ and CD25 T-cells (in IBS)
Reduce IgE eczema in infancy
Reduce infant colic
Restore vagina pH
Reduce colds and influenza (flu)
Stabilize intestinal barrier function (reducing intestinal permeability)
Decrease atopic dermatitis

Lactobacillus rhamnosus: Research indicates that under certain conditions L. rhamnosus:

Inhibit a number of pathogenic microbial infections
Improve glucose control
Reduce risk of ear infections
Reduce risk of respiratory infections
Decrease beta-glucosidase
Inhibit vaginosis
Reduce eczema
Reduce colds and flu
Stimulate the immune system
Increase IgA levels in mouth mucosa
Increase IgA levels in mother’s breast milk
Inhibit Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in respiratory tract
Inhibit Clostridium difficile
Increase immune response in HIV/AIDS patients
Decrease symptoms of HIV/AIDS
Inhibit rotavirus
Inhibit enterobacteria
Inhibit IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) symptoms
Decrease IL-12, IL-2+, and CD69+ T-cells in IBS
Reduce constipation
Inhibit vancomycin-resistant enterococci (antibiotic-resistant)
Reduce risk of colon cancer
Modulate skin IgE sensitization
Inhibit H. pylori (ulcer-causing bacteria)
Reduce atopic dermatitis in children
Increase Hib IgG levels in allergy-prone infants
Reduce colic
Stimulate infant growth
Stimulate IgM, IgA, and IgG levels
Stabilize intestinal barrier function (decreased permeability)
Increase INF-gamma
Modulate IL-4
Reduce inflammation
Reduce LDL-cholesterol levels

Lactobacillus salivarius: Research indicates that under certain conditions L. salivarius:

Inhibit mutant streptococci in the mouth
Reduce dental carries
Reduce gingivitis and periodontal disease
Reduce mastitis
Reduce risk of strep throat caused by S. pyogenes
Reduce ulcerative colitis and IBS
Inhibit E. Coli
Inhibit Salmonella spp.
Inhibit Candida albicans

Streptococcus thermophilus: Research indicates that under certain conditions S. thermopiles:

Reduce acute diarrhea (rotavirus and non-rotavirus)
Reduce intestinal permeability
Inhibit H. pylori
Help manage AIDS symptoms
Increase lymphocytes among low-WBC patients (white blood cells)
Increase IL-1beta
Decrease IL-10
Increase tumor necrosing factor (NTF-a)
Increase absorption of dairy
Decrease symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
Inhibit Clostridium difficile
Increase immune function among the elderly
Restore formula-fed infant microflora similar to breast-fed infants
Increase CD8+
Increase IFN-gamma
Reduce acute gastroenteritis (diarrhea)
Reduce baby colic
Reduce symptoms of atopic dermatitis
Reduce nasal cavity infections
Increase (good) HDL-cholesterol
Increase growth in preterm infants
Reduce harmful intestinal bacteria
Reduce upper respiratory tract infections from Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, beta-hemolytic streptococci, and Haemophilus influenza
Reduce urine oxalates (kidney stones)
Reduce salivary mutans streptococci in the mouth
Reduce flare-ups of chronic pouchitis
Reduce LDL-cholesterol in overweight subjects
Reduce ulcerative colitis
Bacillus coagulans: Research indicates that under certain conditions B. coagulant:
Reduce bloating in IBS
Reduce abdominal pain in IBS
Increase T-cell production of TNF-alpha in response to influenza A and adenovirus exposures
Enterococcus faecium: Research indicates that under certain conditions E. faecium:
Decrease levels of sICAM-1 and CD54 (blood pressure adhesion) on monocytes
Decrease CD11b (blood pressure adhesion) on lymphocytes
Reduce blood vessel adhesion
Reduce acute diarrhea
Reduce beta-glucuronidase (associated with colon cancer)
Increase superoxide dismutase and other antioxidant substances
Increase IgG from peripheral blood mononuclear cells
Increase myeloperoxidase and elastase in peripheral neutrophils
Reduce total cholesterol
Reduce LDL-cholesterol
Decrease blood pressure
Reduce endotoxin levels among cirrhosis patients
Decrease abdominal pain and frequency of IBS symptoms
Saccharomyces boulardii: Research indicates that under certain conditions Saccharomyces boulardii:
Decrease infections Entameba histolytica (intestinal)
Inhibit H. pylori
Decrease intestinal permeability
Decrease diarrhea infections
Stimulate T-cells as needed
Decrease C-Reactive Protein (CRP) (inflammatory)
Decrease beta-glucuronidase enzyme (associated with colon cancer)
Inhibit E. Coli
Reduce symptoms of Crohn’s disease
Reduce Clostridium difficile
Decrease parathyroid hormone – marker for bone loss