Probiotics have been shown to be beneficial in several lifestyle disorders, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, and immunomodulation. Probiotics have applications beyond the usual gut disorders that they are often prescribed for. Acute diarrhea is a major cause of outpatient visits, hospitalizations, and diminished quality of life. Diarrhea is the third leading cause of childhood mortality in India. It accounts for 13% of all deaths/year in children under 5 years of age. Diarrhea is most often a symptom of an infection of the intestinal tract.