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Health experts have known that probiotics—healthy bacteria in our digestive tracts—play a role in immune function, but they don’t know exactly how and why. To study these questions, researchers randomly selected 211 healthy adults to receive one of the following daily for six weeks:
Each study participant was vaccinated against the flu two weeks after beginning the supplements and continued the supplements for an additional four weeks after vaccination. Blood and saliva samples were collected at the start of the study (before supplementation) and six weeks later when the study completed.
The researchers analyzed the samples for levels of:
After six weeks of probiotic supplements, the researchers found that between baseline and six weeks, compared with the placebo group, both supplement groups experienced:
This study found certain probiotic supplements enhanced the body’s immune response to flu vaccination. Better vaccine response means you’re more likely protected against influenza when it comes around. Our tips can help you use this information to develop your best flu fighting plan.
(Br J Nutr 2012;107:876–84)
Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD, an author, speaker, and internationally recognized expert in chronic disease prevention, epidemiology, and nutrition, has taught medical, nursing, public health, and alternative medicine coursework. She has delivered over 150 invited lectures to health professionals and consumers and is the creator of a nutrition website acclaimed by the New York Times and Time magazine. Suzanne received her training in epidemiology and nutrition at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health at Ann Arbor.
|Supplement Facts |
Serving Size: 3 tablets
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)||5,000 IU||100%|
|Vitamin C (from ascorbic acid & magnesium ascorbate)||50 mg||83%|
|Vitamin D-3 (as cholecalciferol)||200 IU||50%|
|Thiamin (vitamin B-1)||30 mg||2,000%|
|Riboflavin (vitamin B-2)||30 mg||1,764%|
|Niacin 37.5 mg & Niacinamide 12.5 mg||50 mg||250%|
|Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)||40 mg||2,000%|
|Folate (as folic acid)||200 mcg||50%|
|Pantothenic Acid (as calcium D-pantothenate)||50 mg||500%|
|Magnesium (as magnesium malate, oxide & ascorbate)||300 mg||75%|
|Zinc (as zinc citrate & monomethionine [OptiZinc®])||15 mg||100%|
|Selenium (as L-selenomethionine & sodium selenite)||100 mcg||143%|
|Copper (as copper sebacate)||1 mg||50%|
|Manganese (as manganese citrate)||12 mg||600%|
|Chromium (as chromium polynicotinate [ChromeMate®])||100 mcg||83%|
|Molybdenum (as molybdenum chelate)||90 mcg||120%|
|Malic Acid (as malic acid & magnesium malate)||1.2 g||*|
|MSM (methylsulfonylmethane [OptiMSM®])||1.12 g||*|
|Hops Cone Extract (Perluxan™) yielding 60 mg Humulex™ alpha- and iso- alpha-acids||200 mg||*|
|GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid)||150 mg||*|
|N-Acetyl Cysteine||75 mg||*|
|Silymarin (from milk thistle seed extract)||70 mg||*|
|Ginkgo Leaf Extract 24% Flavoneglycosides||60 mg||*|
|Dandelion Root Extract (4:1)||50 mg||*|
|Dandelion Root||50 mg||*|
|alpha-Lipoic Acid||50 mg||*|
|Bupleurum Root Extract||30 mg||*|
|Kudzu Root Extract||15 mg||*|
|Astragalus Extract (10:1)||15 mg||*|
|Ginger Root||15 mg||*|
|Skullcap Aerial Parts||15 mg||*|
|Cassia Bark (cinnamomum aromaticum)||15 mg||*|
|Coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone)||15 mg||*|
|Licorice Root Extract (4:1)||10 mg||*|
|Black Pepper Fruit Extract (95% piperine) (Bioperine®)||3 mg||*|
|*Daily Value (DV) not established.|
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