Probiotics increase protection against autoimmune disease
Probiotic bacteria could not only help fight viruses but they may
also protect against autoimmune diseases like diabetes, says
Swedish probiotics firm Probi.
Probiotics help dermatitis in children, new evidence
Children given a probiotic supplement for four months showed a
significant improvement in symptoms of atopic dermatitis, said
Australian researchers this month.
Probiotic cereals - Arla business creates stable bacteria for new foods
A coating technology, first used to keep cookies crisp, may be the
key to opening up new applications for probiotic bacteria like
cereals or ice-cream.
Infants benefit from prebiotics too, indicates study
Infants formula-makers looking replicate the qualities of breast
milk are turning to prebiotics to boost gut health, according to
Orafti. A new study conducted in France indicates their benefits.
Probiotic rules should be stricter, says expert
Too many producers are falsely labelling their products as
probiotic and could present a stumbling block to the sector's
expansion, says the marketing head of leading innovator Valio at
Chr Hansen, Tetra Pak project removes obstacles to probiotic beverages
Probiotics supplier Chr. Hansen has developed a new, flexible
formulation system for adding probiotics directly to finished
Probiotic multivitamin reduces cold symptoms, duration
Taking probiotic supplements or foods could shorten the duration of
colds and reduce the severity of symptoms, shows new research from
Probiotic juices - expanding application?
Juices containing probiotic bacteria will see increasing interest
from beverages makers looking to add value, predicts Finnish
functional food innovator Valio.
Probiotic drops calm colicky infants
Probiotic bacteria drops appear to reduce the symptoms of colic in
breast-feeding infants and could offer a natural, more effective
alternative to conventional treatment, say researchers.
Chr Hansen opens world's biggest dairy cultures plant
Danish company Chr Hansen has shored up its lead in the dairy
cultures business after doubling capacity at its plant in France,
now said to be the world's largest.
Probi says its probiotic could prevent iron deficiency
A strain of probiotic bacteria developed by Swedish firm Probi
doubled the absorption of iron from food in women participating in
a recent study, it revealed yesterday.
BioGaia tablets, drops drive growth in first half
Oil drops containing probiotic bacteria are boosting European sales
for BioGaia, which has traditionally generated most of its revenue
UK nutraceutical firm attracts equity group purchase
NeutraHealth, a UK shell company created to buy up nutraceutical
businesses, said today that it has made its first acquisition, the
probiotic supplement maker BioCare.
Probiotics' anti-cancer potential recognised by French
French probiotics firm Institut Rosell-Lallemand said it has been
included in a new government initiative to pool research into
cancer prevention and treatment.
Quest launches probiotic to tackle IBS
UK vitamin distributor Quest is launching what it believes is the
first probiotic that has been scientifically shown to target IBS
symptoms, a condition that affects a third of the UK population at
one time during their lifetime,...