Ayurvedic superfood brand Hanah has launched a new Cordyceps sinensis product whose ingredients are the first to be harvested directly from the kingdom of Bhutan using sustainable harvesting methods.
A review of 82 studies found that vitamin, vitamin D, zinc, and echinacea can help boost immune-system barriers often involved in fighting the common cold, including physical barriers, innate immunity, and adaptive immunity.
Suppliers talked about the most promising market opportunities in immune health.
In the prospective study, a yogurt drink containing three probiotic strains, Lactobacillus paracasei, Lactobacillus casei 431, and Lactobacillus fermentium PCC, was shown to be effective in fighting cold and flu-like respiratory infections by boosting the immune system in subjects who contracted the common cold four or more times in the past year.
Kaneka also now has exclusive licensing rights to produce and sell AB-Biotics’ products in North America and Japan.
Chicory inulin given to kindergarten children results in improved digestive health, fewer infections
Adding to an already large amount of research on prebiotic fibers, Hungarian researchers just completed a study on prebiotic use in children ages 3 to 6.
In the animal study, Echishield helped protect against stress-induced changes in immunological function.
The claims, “Promotes gastrointestinal health in physically active adults” and “Helps reduce the incidence of cold-like symptoms in adults with exercise-induced stress,” have been approved for Lallemand Health Solutions’ Lactobacillus helveticus Lafti L10 strain for active adults.
Here’s what we’ve learned so far.
Researchers are digging into the possible prebiotic potential of polyphenols, including those from cranberry.