“The key to continued probiotic growth is to expand the user base—have it go more mainstream,” says Dupont’s Megan DeStefano. “To do this, we need to attract new consumers through new and different benefits beyond immune and digestive health.”
A recent challenge-model study has shown that DuPont Nutrition & Health’s proprietary probiotic strain Bifidobacterium lactis BI-04 (in the form of commercially available Howaru Protect Adult) has the potential to help maintain healthy respiratory immune function.
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