?” The best time to take probiotics is when you remember, and that might change from day to day.
The convenience factor of taking a pill can be appealing. But there are potential problems—and not just for people who have trouble remembering to swallow pills at the same time every day. Dividing your dose throughout the day could give you a regimen that causes digestive upset. Or if you’re going for longer than 7–10 days without eating or otherwise fasting, it doesn’t make sense to repeat causing a reset in your gut microbiome each week on an empty stomach. Remember: Your first priority with supplements should always be the safety of your patients, then their efficacy!