Julie Corliss, executive editor of the Harvard Heart Letter addresses the research on treating constipation with probiotics in a short summary of recent research on the topic. A review from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicates that probiotics can cut “gut transit time”, increase BM frequency and helped soften stools. In addition, they found that Bifidobacterium, a species in H2PRO, appears to be more effective than other species.
Source: Harvard Medical School, Harvard Heart Letter
March 09, 2015, 9:43 AM
Julie Corliss, Executive Editor