Probiotics Products Fountain Hills AZ

Like the universe, probiotic products are supposed to contain billions and billions of orbs—in this case, friendly lactobacilli and other bacteria to defend your body against digestive woes.

Jacques Philippe Heppell, MD
(480) 301-7506
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Montreal, Fac De Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1974

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Christopher D Wells
(480) 301-8000
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Marion Edwyn Harrison
(480) 301-8000
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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Arthur David Shiff, MD
(602) 249-0212
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1967

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Tisha Najet Dineen, MD
(480) 301-6990
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1997

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Bradford Holland Jones, MD
(480) 767-1081
11233 E Laurel Ln
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1999

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Mashal Jatoi
(480) 301-8000
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty
Hepatology

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Jonathan Andrew Leighton, MD
(480) 301-6990
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1981

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Sylvain Sidi, MD
(520) 885-7600
Suite 202 310 N Wilmot Rd
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Montpellier I, Uer De Med, Montpellier, France
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Tucson Med Ctr, Tucson, Az
Group Practice: Tucson Gastroenterology Specs

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John K DiBaise
(480) 301-8000
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Probiotics: Short of a Healthy Dose?

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Like the universe, probiotic products are supposed to contain billions and billions of orbs—in this case, friendly lactobacilli and other bacteria to defend your body against digestive woes. But when the independent testing company ConsumerLab.com analyzed 25 brands of probiotic supplements, it found that several of the products contained only minuscule quantities of the beneficial bugs.A helpful dose of probiotics should include at least 1 billion bacteria per daily serving. But among the products tested by ConsumerLab, nearly one-third not only failed to meet this standard, they contained less than 1 percent of the recommended amount. You should choose brands whose labels say they contain more than 1 billion bacteria per daily serving. But be sure to read the fine print, and steer clear if the label claims this number only at the time the product was manufactured; the way the bottle is shipped and stored between factory and supermarket can wreak havoc on the bacteria inside.“Consumers should look for products that don’t limit their claims to the time of manufacture,” says physician Tod Cooperman, who heads ConsumerLab. That gives you a better chance of getting the real deal, he says. He also suggests selecting products whose labels recommend refrigeration; all those that did passed muster. To learn which brands of probiotics—as well as many other herbs and dietary supplements— passed ConsumerLab’s tests, check out www.consumerlab.com.

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