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Key information about Probiotics, Prebiotics and Postbiotics.

1. Individuals suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) should avoid consuming prebiotics.

2. Individuals suffering from or Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) should also avoid consuming prebiotics.

3. Excess consumption of prebiotics can increase the risk of bloating or stomach discomfort. Consume in small doses and increase gradually or consume it naturally from foods.

4. It would be better to consult a healthcare professional before consuming a prebiotic, probiotic or postbiotic supplement.

5. Athletes or individuals involved in sports who have a sensitive digestive system should take care before consuming a postbiotic supplement.

6. Medications can reduce the efficacy of prebiotics. Hence, consume it 2 hours before consuming medications.

7. Prebiotics can be taken on an empty stomach. Our stomach acids do not contain enzymes to break down fibre.

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