All news articles for May 2018


Mouse data backs nori carbohydrate as potential prebiotic

Can seaweed help modify your microbiome?

By Nathan Gray

A specific carbohydrate found in nori seaweed could help drive changes to our gut bacteria by encouraging the growth of certain probiotic strains, say researchers in Nature.

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ANVISA grants DuPont health claim for probiotic

By Stephen Daniells

The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) has approved a health claim for DuPont Nutrition & Health’s Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 probiotic strain for gastrointestinal health.

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