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Confused about probiotics, prebiotics, or fermented foods? You’ve come to the right place. As a non-profit organization focused on scientific advancement, we’re a one-stop-shop for reliable, science-based information on these topics.

The information we share is consistent with the latest science and does not promote a particular company or product. The ISAPP board of directors – composed of the highest caliber academic experts in the fields of probiotics, prebiotics, and fermented foods – reviews all resources carefully to ensure they represent the best of the scientific literature in a way that’s easy to grasp. These resources, however, do not replace health advice from a qualified medical professional.

Looking for information on the science behind your probiotic products? In the US, see here. In Canada, see here. In Europe, find out more here.


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No information on this website should be taken as personal health advice. Please speak with your healthcare provider — family doctor, gastroenterologist, dietitian, or other — about your personal symptoms and whether probiotics/probiotics/fermented foods may be beneficial.