Is probiotic yogurt effective? (Marketplace)

Is probiotic yogurt effective? (Marketplace)

This is your
Marketplace.What you need to
know about probiotic yogurt.
Not all probiotic yogurts
are created equal. [ ♪ ] [ ♪ ] Man:Honestly, there’s really no
way to have this conversation
without having a
bunch of laughs.
Hey, “Marketplace.” Uhhh…what’s the scoop on poop? I’m here for a friend. And we kind of want to
know what the deal is with probiotic yogurt?“An excellent choice for
those who care about
“their health and
overall wellbeing.”I have had IBS for a
good twenty years.
So it’s either the
floodgates are open or the dam is closed up. It says it has
BL Regularus probiotic. Not really sure exactly
what that means.More than 10 billion.That’s a lot. I don’t know if that’s
too much or not enough. What’s the situation? Signed, Stumped Stool Sample. Well, Stumped Stool Sample,
we hear ya. We’re going to try to get to the
bottom of your question because you’re not the only
one asking us what’s up with probiotic yogurt.To help us, Mary Scourboutakos.She had the
same questions, too.
We get to the yogurt aisle
and the panic starts to set in.So while working on her
PhD in nutrition
she started looking
for answers.
I mean, we eat this
stuff, right? So if you’re gonna eat it,
might as well get the one that’s going to be
working for you. Charlsie:Let’s start
with the basics.
What’s the difference between
active culture and probiotic? Any yogurt is going
to have active cultures. You need bacteria to
turn that milk into yogurt. This is not just any
bacteria put into this product.This is probiotic bacteria.[ ♪ ]For years, ads like this
have claimed probiotics can
be good for our
digestive health.
So are they? Studies have shown
that to be true. That’s because probiotics can
help create a healthy ecosystem in our intestines making it less
welcoming to the bad bacteria.Evidence suggests different
strains of bacteria can help
with things like
irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, and immunity.But figuring out which yogurt
might help with whatever
ails you, not easy.Mary took a closer look at
the studies behind big brands.
What we learned is that
not all probiotic yogurts are created equal.Take Danone’s Danactive
and its strain, L.casei.
We have a ton of studies that
have shown that eating that product at a dose of about
two little containers per day can decrease your incidence and
severity of colds and flus. Charlsie:What about the top
seller, Danone’s Activia?
It’s BL Regularus strain could
help decrease IBS symptoms.
Jason has no way
of knowing that.
I think if you’re
going to state something, you should at least explain
what that means so that you can understand as a consumer
from one label to the next. In Canada, the only thing
companies need to do to label their yogurt probiotic,
add a billion bacteria.Activia has that
billion bacteria.
At that amount, you might have
to eat at least 8 servings
a day to help with IBS
But, get this, Danone
claims Activia actually
has 10 billion bacteria.So just two servings
should be enough.
Doesn’t say that on
the label, though.
Confused yet?We sure are.It gets worse.Health Canada won’t allow
companies to tie
a health claim to the strain.If it did, we might have
a better sense
of which brand to buy.Where strong evidence exists,
it’s something
the World Health Organization
What’s the shit-uation? Charlsie:Mary agrees
but says we need more
research to be done.Until then…So for a consumer like your
viewer, I would say the best approach is actually
to try different products. Okay. Because it’s hard to say
which one is going to help them. Everyone has a different
starting point based on the bacteria they have
living inside of them. It can be affecting
every part of your life. That has been something that
has made me want to look towards finding something
that’s going to help deal with that in
a positive way. In a world where it’s getting
tougher to tell the difference between a real deal
and a real scam.. These companies are scammers.Where it feels like
big business is against us.
[ Crowd Noise ] A world full of
terms and conditions. The debt just keeps on piling
on and it’s very dangerous. We got you. We’re going to
pay them a visit. Ask in person. Are you ripping people off? Don’t you think you’re
breaking the trust of your clients? And we’re digging deep,
getting you results. Some of these dealers
can be real sharks. Information from
that, I walked in there. Boom, boom, boom, resolved. As a kid I grew up
watchingCBC“Marketplace.” Saw your episode
on Fast Fashion. And as an adult,
I never miss an episode. I just wanna thank you for
the work that you do. Thanks very much
“Marketplace.” Thank you so
much “Marketplace.”You like us.But what do you think we
should investigate next?
The price of cellphones. More on the insurance. Insurance. The scams at the mechanics.Send us your emails,
your tweets,
find us onFacebook.We want to hear from you.This is my “Marketplace.” This is my “Marketplace.” This is my “Marketplace.” [ ♪ ]

Comments (85)

  1. She is beautiful…

  2. Just listening to Trudeau keeps my regularity going. He is my number 1 to go number 2.

  3. Yogurt in general is unhealthy due to the cows and their milk used, the best milk to use, consume, is Natural Raw Milk Period!

  4. seeing IÖGO hurts my tongue.
    The worst milk products I've ever tasted.

  5. Investigative journalism!…..two thumbs up!

  6. I still don't know which probiotic yogurt is effective . Conclusion : I have to try all of them and than figure out which one is good for me ? Thank you Marketplace !

  7. Health guidance suggested. Thanks

  8. This is succulently Canadian.

  9. I used to eat Activia, loved it, and the only thing I gained….was 10 lbs!!

  10. They all still have lactose, so they’ll probably will make ibs worse. Buy a yogurt maker and make yourself a 24h yogurt where good bacteria will have eaten all the lactose. In yogurt starter there should be Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus bacteria. This yoghurt has many more good bacteria than the commercial ones, so start slowly with 1/2-1/8 of teaspoon per day. This yogurt is from the SCD diet described in the book “Breaking the vicious circle”.

    Ps if you have ibs it may be caused by sibo, so doing a breath test with lactulose wont harm. And if you do have sibo, yougurt could only make the situation worse, because it’s caused by the good bacteria overgrowth in you small intestine.

  11. I thought they stopped making marketplace episodes.

  12. Before I even watch this, I'm going to say UHH NO!!!! Yogurt itself isn't healthy.. Cows milk is FATTENING!! If you dog think it is, YouTube, "Tribe that FORCES young girls to drink milk to gain weight." They force daughters starting from 2yrs old to down cows milk, they beat them, you will see on camera close up to the bottom of their feet because the males in the Tribe think the fatter the better wife…

  13. Why is there an E at the end of Dannon in Canada, but not here in the States?

  14. you can also just buy probiotic supplements

  15. Just GO VEGAN. Easy as that. Plant based diet is the best for your health and makes your bathroom visits way better.

  16. Not a very good video. Usually marketplace is helpful, this one didn't really have any investigation or anything. How am I supposed to get help from this? I can already try them without Marketplace telling me. Maybe they could have tested different yoghurts bacterias to compare? I guess I will just keep eating dairy free yoghurts because no one is sure if these even work.

  17. The only thing good about this video is that the giant reporter woman has a nice body.

  18. Try them all. Wow, smack, why didn't I think of that. At least tell us how long to try each one. Can your big budget program contract a lab and some test subjects….. no? what are you good for then. There goes 5 min of my life I'll never get back.

  19. Olympic plain is my favorite….love that its organic. The 3.5% has the least sugar

  20. No mention of the sugar content. It wreaks havoc on your gut, completely negating any benefits of the probiotics.

  21. How come the reporter calls them intesteins and not intestines? 2:08

  22. You guys should have tested kefir brands too. For me, Liberté kefir definitely helps.

  23. Heh, I think it's hilarious that they said "shituation" twice that I counted in this episode.

  24. It's effective advertisement. Thanks CBC
    Back in the days, I used to eat Activia with the prune(not sure if they still have it) it kept me regular, I remember. But not going back to cow milk products anymore.

  25. Kefir, i have found to be very effective with overall health and tastes great! Alot more strains of bacteria, alot more potent, try the kefir.

  26. Try different products? Thanks for the advice. You might want to add get the one with the lowest amount of sugar, that would actually be helpful information.

  27. I'm sorry but the presenters outfit was terrible, matching purple earrings…no no no!

  28. Go vegan. The dairy industry is dying for a reason, it's unethical and unhealthy!

  29. Please followed the master healer of Dr.morse for all your healing needs…please dont listen to big media and people that don't understand true health! God bless and happy living!😀❤

  30. "what's the shituation?" 😂

  31. Everytime i cannot pood i will have a yogurt and magic happens so for me it works!

  32. The only one that i have tried and actually help me from all the brands was Activia. I have eaten the best and most expensive lol

  33. Nearly all yogurts are too low in probiotic. Have homemade sauerkraut which contains trillions of good bacteria. It shits all over probiotic supplements.

  34. Does it work? No! I'm still constipated!!!

  35. ads are getting smarter

  36. This segment needs to be longer. My personal experience is I NEED YOGURT. Not necessarily everyday, but yogurt and its bacteria calms down my stomach and makes me feel better.

  37. Is that friend you talking about is you?😆😋

  38. Probiotics are more like prebiotics where the 'good bacteria' consume veggies and cellulose while the 'bad bacteria' consume sugar. Yogurt tends to naturally contain a lot of sugar so without a proper veggie filled diet, you're mostly just feeding the yeasts and 'bad bacteria'.

  39. IBS is Itchy Bum Syndrome

  40. Blue Agave Tequila is a pro-biotic & pre-biotic. Keeps gut bacteria balanced.

  41. What's the 'shituation'? Iol…

  42. I love yogurt!!! ♥

  43. That was a whole lot of nothing.

  44. Natural yoghurt works with real fruit, no refined sugar !

  45. This is my market place

  46. I love you guys and all the info that you give us from the research is amazing but with this video there is none… Waiting for the sequel with the facts 🙂 thank you

  47. The best is still kéfir

  48. It might be effective but you might have to go for trial and errors because everybody is different. How did you figured that one out…

  49. Mary score the tacos

  50. What was the point of this exactly?

  51. PRE AND PRO BIOTIC? APPLE CIDER VINEGAR ? INULIN ? CHICORY ROOT ? IM GOING TO TRY TO BUY SOME INULIN FOR 10 $ INSTEAD OF SPENDING 60 $ ON PREBIOTIC. in know probiotic helps me but i researched and instead of spending 10 tp 15 $ on kefir i'll buy the pills which dont have milk which might be bad and it has synthetic probios which i think are more effective . ?? aaand just take them a few x's a wk . for upkeep. i try to eat the foods that feed good bacteria = dark choc, bananas, apples, walnuts raisins … i dont know ?

  52. If you see any pictures of fruits on the yogurt, it's garbage in pretty much every case. Look for the real stuff, only real milk and bacteria. No solids, no water, no additives, no sugar. 03:56 Everything they selected is garbage.

  53. The potency on the label is the guaranteed amount of bacteria still in the yogurt by the best before date. All probiotics are manufactured with counts higher than whats on the label because they continuously degrade by dying off. It's not them trying to mislead you… 😥

  54. Dose Canada have Brown cow yoghurt? I love the maple syrup and cream top one! Super yummy!

  55. Come on . Sly advertising instead of testing them out yourself and telling us who had how / what kind of bacteria?

  56. What a bunch of whiney trolls in the comments section! Forget them! Anyway … I've been eating a Dannon Activia a day for 15 years and it works great for me. I'm 100% sold on Activia.

  57. Personally I can take all yogurt flavour except one thing cross my mind is issit good healthy gut for me??

  58. Frozen food is poison

  59. I think the reason they don't label the 10 billion is because they can't guarantee it. Those numbers can change depending on the transport and shelf and how long it spends between in a box and if the shelf is open refrigeration vs a closed system and if closed how often it is open daily and exposed to the store ambiance. Too many variables to account for

  60. please review this company names Canadian Property Stars, the amount the give you for what you do for them is like slavery. i worked there my self and only made 70$ when i made the company almost 1000$

  61. Make your own probiotic yogurt at home.Easy breezy

  62. Dairy is the culprit for IBS please watch Forks over Knives, What the Health both on Netflix. Eating You Alive on their own site also released in some movie theaters and Dr. McDougall and watch every episode but especially the perils of dairy, on his well informed site he will have IBS there with written scientific studies. I know this will help.

  63. This is probably one of my favorite news/show. I just wish they had a United States version!
    Or do they already?

  64. can you please add new or old marketplace episodes.

  65. There was a relatd ad.

  66. It tastes like fucken vomit

    Edit:Nvm it tastes aight if u use it as a dipping for corn chips

    2nd edit: never again, that was disgusting af

  67. tbh if you have IBS, you might not want to eat dairy at all

  68. People with IBS should really not eat probiotics nor any lactose or milk protein, because its going to wreck your stomach, please make your studies marketplace. Maybe a small amount of people can eat them but a huge amount of people say it just worsens the symptoms even after trying probiotics for a couple of months, not just a small trial. And also i feel so much worse with them than without! Its not going to work for people with IBS because IBS is NOT about bacterial imbalance, its about food allergies and/or smasmic colon in most cases. Oh and also, if you have just small stomach problems or sensitive stomach, you do not have an IBS trust me, you will know when you actually have irritable bowel syndrome.

  69. Why is it Danone in Canada, and Dannon in the US?

  70. This female host is soo cute

  71. Get/make the real thing

  72. I used to eat Activia to keep regular with IBS…but then I developed SIBO. Now I have no idea what pro/prebiotics I should take since i'm afraid of populating my gut with the wrong strain again after antibiotics. If I fricking knew what bacteria strain was causing my symptoms I would be back on yogurt in a heartbeat. ;_;

  73. #SaidNothing….typical Marketplace analysis

  74. Raw yogurt and raw kefir is superior to that pasteurized commercial junk.

  75. Stinky substance found growing in lumber in home

  76. Dannon DanActive probiotics make me bloated and i feel a burning sensation in my intestines not to mention the loose stools.

  77. The word "probiotic" shows that the product is a scam.

  78. Typical MSM source. Say a whole lot while saying nothing. Seem to be backing corporate sponsors/owners.

  79. Milk should not be pasteurized or homogenized which has made a world full of humans with depleted probiotics.
    The way we drink milk should be changed.

  80. 1:28 A jar of yogurt costs $ 8? Dafuq?

  81. Is probiotic yogurt effective? are you asking us?

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