Probiotics

Symposium Highlights, Immune Function: Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Enzymes.

On October 1 and 2, 2010, Health Education and WorldLink Medical, in partnership with Klaire Labs, a division of ProThera Inc., sponsored the Fourth Annual Probiotic Symposium on Immune Function: Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Enzymes, held in New Orleans.

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American Academy of Pediatrics Reviews Use of Probiotics, Prebiotics

The currently known health benefits of probiotics and prebiotics, including those added to infant formula and other food products for children, are reviewed in an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) report published online November 29 in Pediatrics.


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Dr Ohhira's Probiotics Wins 2010 'Best Supplement' Award

Lisa Kurdziolek with Better Nutrition Magazine presented William Schoor, executive vice-president of Dallas-based Essential Formulas & Kathy LaForce, director of business development for EFI, the 2010 Best Supplement Award for Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics.


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Probiotics a Must for Infants

In an article published by Olmstead, Snodgrass, Meiss and Ralston, we learn that colonization of an infant's gastro-intestinal tract begins at birth. They tell us that acquisition and normal development of the neonatal microflora is vital for the healthy maturation of the immune system. It is through a process called 'micrometabolic imprinting' that intestinal microflora progression has profound effects on health.

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Now! A New Probiotic to Prevent Oral Cavities

A patented oral cavity probiotic for complete oral protection has recently been launched by Frutarom USA. The probiotic, BLIS 18, provides advanced protection for the mouth and teeth. Developed from a specific strain of S. salivarius which is a common and beneficial oral bacterium, BLIS M18 has been clinically proven to encourage and support a healthy mouth and oral cavity by constantly promoting and increasing the underlying health of teeth and gums.

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Good Bacteria helps Indian Children Fight Diarrhea

India has the highest number of child deaths, under the age of 5 Years.


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If basic hygiene practices were followed,nearly all could have been prevented. But since sanitation facilities are lacking in many parts of the country, scientists are looking at alternative ways to combat diseases in children - including the use of an intestinal bacteria to prevent diarrhoea.

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