Emerging research supports probiotics for a range of conditions, from allergies to oral health.
“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.”
Where do probiotic foods, beverages, and supplements stand today?
New studies on garlic focus on coronary plaque reduction, immune health, liver function, and weight management.
Ganeden introduced Staimune at this week’s Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) trade show in Las Vegas.
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.
Following Nutraceutix Acquisition, Probi Launches New Line of Probiotic Strains for Digestive and Immune Support
Probi Select is a patented and clinically documented line of probiotic strains curated to help provide gastrointestinal and immune support.
Recent study results suggest a blend of six probiotic strains may beneficially affect tryptophan-kynurenine metabolism in athletes and reduce incidence of upper respiratory tract infections.
Supplementation both protected elderly subjects against upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) and reduced the duration of any URTIs that did occur.
GOED discusses how our understanding of omega-3's role in human health has evolved over time.