The gut microbiota plays an essential role in our health by having important cross-talk with many organ systems in the body, including the skin, brain and kidneys. For gut health, probiotics have become specialized with strains utilizing novel mechanism of action. An area of particular interest in the field of gut health has been Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a growing condition afflicting 580 million people worldwide and a major women's health matter (2 out 3 individuals with IBS are women).