Probiotic Facts

More and more people are discovering the benefits of probiotics. It’s fairly common knowledge that probiotics are the friendly bacteria that live in the digestive tract and help to digest food and absorb nutrients. Probiotics are vital for many more aspects of human health. We invite you to learn more about probiotics and the role they play in human health and wellness.*


According to the World Health Organization (WHO):

Probiotics: live micro-organisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host.

Prebiotics: nondigestible food ingredients that beneficially affect the host by selectively stimulating the growth and/or activity of one or a limited number of bacterial species already established in the colon.

The Dr. Ohhira Difference

Synbiotics: a combination of probiotics and prebiotics in one synergetic blend.

12 Strains: Learn more about the 12 Probiotic Strains that make up Dr. Ohhira's formula.

Nature’s Whole Food Supplement: Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics® is a Nature’s Whole Food Supplement.

Award-Winning: Our probiotic formula has won SEVEN “Best of Supplements Awards”.

EFI is Best of Supplements Award Winner 2015

Did You Know?

Troubled by a term? Visit our Glossary of Probiotic Terminology.

Have more questions? See our Probiotic FAQ’s Page.

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