And since we know that priobiotics can positively affect gut health, might the same beneficial substances influence breast health? Related bacterial research offers tantalizing possibilities.
"It shows you how closely associated microbes are with our body and our health," Reid says. "And therefore when you try and modulate them through probiotics chances are you could have an effect that's beneficial."What? Not only does Dr. Reid say, incorrectly, that "chances are you could have an effect that's beneficial" simply by trying to use probtiotics to modeulate health. But the whole ending to the article implies that somehow, magically, probiotics are a good idea for preventing breast cancer. Uggh.