Do Athletes Need Probiotics?
Interviewer: Why do athletes need to take probiotics?
Dr. Stern: Athletes and every single person I've ever met needs to take probiotics. First of all, I've never met a person who hasn't been on an antibiotic at least one time. Once you're on an antibiotic, it's going to affect your system and you're going to need to boost your microbiome or your good bacteria.
Second of all, I've never met with someone who hasn't been on an antibiotic, but let's say I meet someone who's never been on one. The foods they eat ... If they're not a complete vegan for their whole life, the foods they eat will have antibiotics in them. The meats, the grains.
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