Studies show probiotics improve gut health

(From right) Dr Hilmi, Ong, Dr Muhammad Radzi, Prof Dr Raja Affendi, Digestive Health Malaysia Society honourable committee member Dr Lee Hock Bee and Vitagen deputy managing director Michael Thio at the launch of the World Digestive Health Day Malaysia 2017. — Photos by RICKY LAI/ The Star

ACCORDING to a landmark research, consuming probiotics that contain live microorganisms Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus casei can significantly improve constipation symptoms among healthy people as well as constipated patients.

This was a key finding from a clinical study research by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, led by senior consultant gastroenterologist and Digestive Health Malaysia Society (DHM) deputy chairman Assoc Prof Dr Raja Affendi Raja Ali.

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