But probiotics need food to survive. The cells that line the colon (colonocytes) and the good bacteria work together to protect you from invasion of harmful germs into your body, thereby preventing disease. They depend on the nourishment gleaned from food that is not digested in the stomach and small intestine. That’s where prebiotics come in.
The IMMUNE-GUT connection is one proactive way to protect yourself in this current immune compromised environment. Just protecting yourself from the outside is kind of like a soldier going into battle with full armor, but no weapons.