2016 Consumer Survey’s Probiotic Guide

Constipation? Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Bloating? Diarrhea? Discover the Best Probiotics Supplements on the Market Today.


Updated 12/07/2016

In December 2014, Forbes Magazine predicted that 2015 would be the "year of the microbiome." Here we are, a few months into 2016, and we cannot escape hearing about the trillions of bacteria residing in our stomach, mouth, and skin - the human microbiome.

Today, the main way people are improving their gut's health is with a highly effective probiotic supplement.

As the tidal wave of probiotic information continues to hit the shores, people who are being introduced to gut flora are left stranded and confused.


Consumer Survey Research Group has gathered months of research in this competitive category. This guide will help you find out what you need to know when selecting an effective probiotic supplement and how we chose our top 3.



Seen these 'before ond after' pics for probiotcs How do you know if it really works, ond if you're geting a good product at afair price

*Results may or not be typical.

Probiotics 101 - The Basic Terminology

Whether you are new to probiotics or you've heard it all before the terminology associated with probiotics can be somewhat overwhelming. Below are some definitions and explanations of terms used when people talk about probiotics.


Gut Microbiome, Gut Flora, and Gut Microbiota can be used interchangeably and are terms used to describe the complex community of microorganisms (bacteria) that live symbiotically in your digestive track.

Bacterium or Bacteria are unicellular microorganisms that have a simple structure, they often aggregate in colonies, and can thrive in various environments. The human gut contains 100-trillion (about 3 pounds worth) of good and bad bacteria, aka your gut microbiome.

Probiotics, according to the World Health Organization are, "live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host." Probiotics are beneficial bacteria your body uses

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