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Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your health, especially your digestive system. The term probiotic is currently used to name ingested microorganisms associated with beneficial effects to humans and other animals. Studies on the medical benefits of probiotics have yet to reveal a cause-effect relationship, and their medical effectiveness has yet to be conclusively proven for most of the studies conducted thus far.
The World Health Organization's 2001 definition of probiotics is "live micro-organisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host".