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About Probiotics. Eating foods or taking supplements?

About Probiotics: What it is and what it does How human are you? One hundred per cent?  Ninety-two per cent?  If it’s a numbers game, you had better think again! It’s estimated that we have 100 trillion bacterial cells living in our intestines, outnumbering our human cells 10 to 1.  We have an interconnected relationship […]

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Probiotics Boost Infection Protection in Athletes

Probiotics for Athletes

A New Zealand study conducted with professional rugby players sheds insights for ways to enhance infection protection in athletes. Brylee A. Haywood, from the University of Otago (New Zealand), and colleagues enrolled 30 rugby union players in a study where each subject received either a probiotic supplement (3 billion CFUs/day), or placebo, for four weeks. […]

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