Types of Probiotics and How to Pick the Right One for Your Needs, according to Gut Health Research

Probiotics are a popular topic, but choosing the right one can be confusing. Here's what nutrition experts and the latest studies say to look out for, plus how to tell whether your probiotic is working.


Leslie Finlay, MPA
In addition to The Healthy, Leslie has written for outlets such as WebMd.com, Fodors.com, LiveFit.com, and more, specializing in content related to healthcare, nutrition, mental health and wellness, and environmental conservation and sustainability. She holds a master's degree in Public Policy focused on the intersection between public health and environmental conservation, and an undergraduate degree in journalism. Leslie is based in Thailand, where she is a marine conservation and scuba diving instructor. In her spare time you'll find her up in the air on the flying trapeze or underwater, diving coral reefs.