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Improving Gut Health with Probiotic and Prebiotic Supplements

Stretching over 25 feet long with total surface area equivalent to half of a badminton court, the intestines serve as the principal site of nutrient absorption. Tiny, finger-like projections called villi line this tubular structure and account for its large surface area. The villi increase this organ’s capacity to soak up vitamins, minerals, and macronutrients.

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