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    Turns out the key to excellent digestive health isn't the probiotic, as we have long thought, but rather something called a prebiotic. Prebiotics are naturally occurring, and they have been proven to strengthen your immune system, help your body absorb vitamins and minerals, improve your heart health and even reduce the incidence of allergies.
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