Probiotics seem to decrease autism-like symptoms in mice, according to a new study.
December 6, 2013
This is the first study to demonstrate that changes in gut bacteria can influence autism-like behaviors, researchers noted.Read More
Probiotics could help boost a person's mood and prevent depression.
November 15, 2013
Evidence suggests that these bacteria, when ingested in adequate amounts, offer enormous potential for the treatment of depression and other stress-related disorders.Read More
Babies whose mothers take probiotics while pregnant and those who are given the so-called “good bacteria” supplements early in life may be at lower risk for allergies but not asthma than other kids..
August 26, 2013
Doctors do not typically recommend for or against probiotics for pregnant women or young children, and it is still too soon to make that leap, said the report's senior author.Read More
Probiotic exposure in early life may reduce total immunoglobulin E level (IgE) and protect against atopic sensitization.
August 21, 2013
The researchers found that probiotics were effective in reducing total IgE, and the reduction in IgE was more pronounced with longer follow-up.Read More
Chicago’s McCormick Place served as host for the 2013 IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo for several days in mid-July.
August 5, 2013
Food safety, health and wellness, and sustainability were the convention’s most popular topics of conversation and seminars.Read More
The Dannon Company announced Kurt Selle from North Carolina State University as the 2013-2014 Dannon Yogurt and Probiotics Fellow.
July 12, 2013
Selle’s interest in probiotics and commitment to advancing human health through scientific research distinguished him from other candidates, the company explained.Read More
Evolve has introduced the first spoonable low-fat Greek kefir line packed with probiotics and immune-system-boosting benefits.
July 11, 2013
The new Evolve Greek line includes four flavors -- strawberry, peach, berry and plain.Read More
Kids’ foods are more than child’s play. Processors must create nutritious foods that taste good to kids -- and address a host of other challenges.
June 21, 2013
When it comes to creating foods and drinks for little ones, the most critical thing to keep at the forefront of any product development program is that taste, above all, still matters.Read More
UCLA researchers now have the first evidence that bacteria ingested in food can affect brain function in humans.
May 29, 2013
Women who regularly consumed beneficial bacteria known as probiotics through yogurt showed altered brain function.Read More
A clinical trial shows athletes can run for 14% longer in hot conditions after being given probiotics.
May 14, 2013
The researchers also contend probiotics have the potential to help improve immune function and maintain gut health during periods of intense exercise.Read More