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TAP Integrative Feature: Probiotics Reduce Frequency of Upper Respiratory Infections

Wednesday, March 25, 2020   (0 Comments)
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Concerned about infections? Consider this. 
Supporting immune function may reduce the frequency of upper respiratory infections (URIs), and probiotics are known to balance both the innate and adaptive immune responses. A randomized controlled trial, published in the European Journal of Nutrition 2011, showed that taking a combination of Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactobacillus paracasei reduced the frequency and severity of the common cold in healthy adults. Researchers at the Beijing Chaoyang Hospital then conducted a 12-week intervention trial to further evaluate the effects of probiotic supplementation in adults with frequent URIs. 

View the details of the study and references HERE.
 

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