Is there such a thing as good bacteria?



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    Yes — an example is the bacteria found in yogurt.  This bacteria can help reduce lactose intolerance in people that eat yogurt on a regular basis.  The bacteria in yogurt can also aid gastrointestinal problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s Disease, and ulcers by reducing inflammation in the stomach and intestines.  The bacteria in yogurt is often called probiotics (the opposite of antibiotics), because they support the growth of helpful microorganisms in the body.  There are many other benefits of the bacteria found in yogurt, and they can be found by looking at the link below:


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    There are 400 types of bacteria that live in the human digestive system and many are good bacteria that are needed in the digestive system. Acidophilus and bifidobacterium help break down plant starches and other foods. 

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