How Google fails on probiotic information
Most websites that provide information about probiotics are unreliable and often tout unproven health benefits, a study finds.
After examining the first 150 websites turned up by a Google search, researchers concluded that the vast majority were run by companies advertising products or news outlets that offered incomplete information.
To take a closer look at the information consumers might be finding online, UK and Belgian researchers cleared histories and cookies from a computer and then searched on Google for 'probiotics'. They focused their analysis on