I've got a pretty bad cold and one of my friends gave me some Herbalife FloraFibre and told me that it would help. Is it likely to make a difference?
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Considering your digestive tract makes up a huge portion of your immune system, it might since active cultures help promote better intestinal health. The problem with this supplement is that it provides a tiny amount of active cultures.
So bottom line: even if active cultures do help improve immune system function then those tablets are pretty much 'homeopathic' in their dosing -a million to 1 compared to fresh kefir. So save your money and eat some fresh fermented diary products instead.