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Does "Activia" really work? (You know the commercial with Jaime Lee Curtis)

It is suppose to get your digestion in order with in 2wks. Has anyone tried this?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:24 PM on Jul. 19, 2009 in Health

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  • Yes, it works. Trouble is that you get tired of eating yogurt every single day (at least I did). But, yes, I tried it - stayed on it about 6 weeks - my stomach felt a lot better, BMs were more regular and normal, stomach upset and gas were at a minimum. But I also took over the counter medicine for IBS, changed my diet and drank more water. So, I wouldn't suggest relying solely on it - but I would certainly suggest adding it to a modified diet for a few weeks. Then maintaining with at least a 3x a week yogurt.
    PaceMyself

    Answer by PaceMyself at 11:28 PM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • I like kefir. It has a lot more probiotics than yogurt and it is really easy to drink. Also buttermilk has the good bacteria that is great for the tummy.
    pnwmom

    Answer by pnwmom at 11:43 PM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • what is it supposed to do? if you drink plenty of water and eat a diet filled with fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes, you should not have any digestive issues
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:47 PM on Jul. 20, 2009

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