Studies regarding the allergy protection provided by probiotics are mixed: while some studies have indicated that probiotics can provide allergy protection later in life, others have indicated that very little benefits are received, if any. A recent study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology falls within the latter group.
A study out of Brazil may have found a way to prevent the GI disease necrotizing enterocolitis in premature babies. The use of probiotics seems to be a key in helping these preemies avoid the potentially fatal condition.
Many times parents find themselves in a totally helpless situation when their newborn cries uncontrollably for hours sometimes everyday and cannot be comforted. The reason for this may be colic pain and now researchers believe a daily dose of probiotics may help tackle the problem.
A new study has found that mothers who consume food with probiotics when they are pregnant and breastfeeding reduce their children’s risk of eczema. Milk, yogurt, and soya drinks are some of the most common sources for probiotics.
Nestlé, the world’s largest food and nutrition company, is not without it’s problems. The latest is a challenge by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over the supposed health claims of their BOOST Kid Essentials children’s drinks.
New research suggests that taking probiotics during their pregnancy may help women keep belly fat under control after pregnancy.