Nutra USA has an interesting series of articles up online right now about Gut Health. The topic of digestive health, with a focus on probiotics and prebiotics, is very informative, discussing over the course of the series the market, regulation, supply sources, and science behind these digestive health supplements.
One of the principle reasons those in the know are so excited about pro- and prebiotics is that in course of treatment, they have an incredibly quick effect on overall health. With nearly 100,000,000 people in the US alone suffering from digestive problems, these consistently functional supplements are certainly something to spread the word about. If you or someone you know has any digestive issues, this series of articles is a must-read.
Market: How Global Consumers View Digestive Health
Regulation: Rules and Health Claims for Gut Health
Supply: Gut Health Supply Low Down
Science: The Wider Impacts of Gut Health