Innovative Probiotics for Metabolic Health

Innovative Probiotics for Metabolic Health

Published On: January 17, 2024Categories: Microbiome

Written by Cait Fortier, RHN, BA

In 2021, it was estimated that 38% of the U.S. adult population had pre-diabetes.  Thankfully, research has identified strategies for supporting individuals with diabetes and other metabolic disorders, such as a nutrient-rich diet, regular physical activity, weight management, quality sleep, smoking cessation, and routine health monitoring. (4)

But where do dietary supplements come in? Supplements containing certain probiotics are being recognized for their potential to promote metabolic health by supporting the integrity of the gut lining, creating an optimal ecosystem of favorable bacteria, and producing beneficial metabolites such as short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs). (10)(13)

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