A slew of recent headlines have claimed a “cure” for peanut allergy through the combination of a probiotic, Lactobacillus rhamnosis and a peanut protein therapy. But some clinicians and researchers are taking issue with the rigor of the study and the claimed results.
Several recent mouse studies have indicated three cancer drugs dependent on microbes in the gut to be effective. It is becoming clear that the gut microbiota is a factor worth consideration as cancer therapies evolve.
New research seems to indicate that probiotics can help an athlete recover and stay healthier during and following training or performance events. It is increasingly likely that probiotics and a well managed diet have the potential to improve athlete immunity and reduce GI distress, helping with long term health of the athlete.
Dupont/Danisco has just published a meta-analysis of 4 studies that looked at the ability of Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis HN019™ to stimulate cellular level immune activity in healthy older adults.
An observational study has found that probiotics improved GI symptom scores and gastrointestinal health in already healthy individuals. The new study published in Advances in Microbiology utilized a multi-species probiotic like H2PRO™ (in fact, H2PRO™ has 3 of the eight strains used in the study) used daily over a 6-week period. The authors suggest that […]
Doses of probiotics between 1 and 10 billion CFU have been shown in studies to be effective in helping ease allergy discomfort. In 2014, a study found that adults suffering from chronic hayfever, significant enough to consistently compromise their quality of life during grass pollen season and who took L. paracasei had an improved quality […]
Can probiotics help prevent cold and flu? Everyone hates having a cold. It slows us down and makes us feel horrible: runny noses, scratchy throat, and that cough that won’t go away. Unfortunately, too many of us power through when what we really need is rest. So what if we prepared for cold and flu […]
Science Daily summarizes a study of stressed college students who benefited from probiotics supplementation. Students were supplemented with Lactobaccillus and Bifidobacterium strains (both found in H2PRO!) resulting in decreased incidence and duration of colds. The researchers conclude that supplementing with probiotics significantly improves quality of life during the cold season. Source: Science Daily Editors, Dan […]
If you’re one of the 50 million Americans  suffering from seasonal allergies, relief could be as close as a probiotic supplement program.
By now we’re sure you’ve learned about all of the great health benefits of probiotics. The next step is getting creative with your probiotics and finding ways to make sure you’re getting your daily dose—something we’re excited to help you with! Smoothies are a morning staple for many people, loved for their variability, convenience, and […]