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QUIZ: What do you know about probiotics?

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Probiotics can be good for us, helping us to maintain a healthy gut and a sense of wellbeing. You might be considering taking probiotics, but how much do you really know about them?

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Q1. What are probiotics?

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Probiotics, such as Sona, are made up of good or friendly bacteria, or live microorganisms, that can help to keep the gut healthy and maintain the balance of bacteria in the body.

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Probiotics, such as Sona, are made up of good or friendly bacteria, or live microorganisms, that can help to keep the gut healthy and maintain the balance of bacteria in the body.

Find out more about probiotics here.

Q2. How do probiotics work?

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These bacteria populate the intestine and work by preventing harmful bacteria from settling into your gut and causing problems. By competing with harmful bacteria, probiotics can help to keep your gut healthy.

Find out more about probiotics here.

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These bacteria populate the intestine and work by preventing harmful bacteria from settling into your gut and causing problems. By competing with harmful bacteria, probiotics can help to keep your gut healthy.

Find out more about probiotics here.

Q3. Which of the following can probiotics help to relieve symptoms of:

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IBS is a very common disorder of the gut which can result in abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation, among other symptoms. Taking probiotics can help to ease some of the symptoms of IBS by restoring some of the balance of bacteria in the gut.

Find out more about probiotics here.

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IBS is a very common disorder of the gut which can result in abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation, among other symptoms. Taking probiotics can help to ease some of the symptoms of IBS by restoring some of the balance of bacteria in the gut.

Find out more about probiotics here.

Q4. What happens when we take antibiotics?

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While antibiotics help us when we have a bacterial infection, they don’t discriminate between good and bad bacteria, meaning the balance of bacteria in the gut can be thrown off balance.

Read more about taking probiotics after antibiotics here.

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While antibiotics help us when we have a bacterial infection, they don’t discriminate between good and bad bacteria, meaning the balance of bacteria in the gut can be thrown off balance.

Read more about taking probiotics after antibiotics here.

Q5. How to probiotics help after taking antibiotics?

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Probiotics help after taking antibiotics by restoring good bacteria in the gut at a faster rate and preventing bad bacteria from settling in and causing harm. Sona’s AfterBiotic is a 7 day course of probiotics to help after taking antibiotics.

Read more about taking probiotics after antibiotics here.

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Probiotics help after taking antibiotics by restoring good bacteria in the gut at a faster rate and preventing bad bacteria from settling in and causing harm. Sona’s AfterBiotic is a 7 day course of probiotics to help after taking antibiotics.

Read more about taking probiotics after antibiotics here.

Q6. Who are probiotics for?

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You don’t need to be a certain age or have a certain condition to take probiotics. Sona have a wide range of probiotics available to suit different needs. It’s always best to talk to a doctor or healthcare professional before starting new supplements.

Learn more about probiotics here.

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You don’t need to be a certain age or have a certain condition to take probiotics. Sona have a wide range of probiotics available to suit different needs.It’s always best to talk to a doctor or healthcare professional before starting new supplements.

Learn more about probiotics here.

Q7. Which of the following Sona probiotics are best for someone who exercises regularly?

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Sona’s UltraBiotic for Active Lives are chewable tablets with added Vitamin C to help boost the immune system. These tablets can promote good digestive health for people leading active lives. Click here to view their full range.

Learn more about probiotics here.

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Sona’s UltraBiotic for Active Lives are chewable tablets with added Vitamin C to help boost the immune system. These tablets can promote good digestive health for people leading active lives. Click here to view their full range.

Learn more about probiotics here.

Q8. Which of the following could probiotics help with?

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Probiotics are not only considered to be good for gut health, but are also seen as having positive effects in other areas of our health. Benefits of probiotics include boosting the digestive system, reducing stress and anxiety linked to gut problems, reducing bloating, and supporting recovery after antibiotics, among other things.

Read more here.

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Probiotics are not only considered to be good for gut health, but are also seen as having positive effects in other areas of our health. Benefits of probiotics include boosting the digestive system, reducing stress and anxiety linked to gut problems, reducing bloating, and supporting recovery after antibiotics, among other things.

Read more here.

Q9. How much bacteria is in our gut?

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There are trillions of bacteria living inside our gut that can play a number of different roles in the way our body functions. Keeping the natural balance of these bacteria in good shape is important for keeping us healthy.

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There are trillions of bacteria living inside our gut that can play a number of different roles in the way our body functions. Keeping the natural balance of these bacteria in good shape is important for keeping us healthy.

Q10. How often would you take probiotics?

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Once you find the right probiotic for you, it’s a good idea to take it every day. There lots of probiotics available for different needs.

View the range of probiotics from Sona here.

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Once you find the right probiotic for you, it’s a good idea to take it every day. There lots of probiotics available for different needs.

View the range of probiotics from Sona here.

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Published Feb­ru­ary 12th2018
Last updated Feb­ru­ary 13th2018
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