Children's HealthNutritionSupplements

Can Probiotics Reduce Flu and Cold Symptoms in Children?

Healthy summer snack
Image by lindaaslund via Flickr

I just read about a new study that says Probiotics may help reduce flu and cold symptoms in children.

A daily supplement of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium strains may reduce the incidence of cold and ‘flu-like symptoms in children by 50 per cent, says a new study from Danisco.

A combination of the two strains was linked to reductions in fever incidence by 73 per cent, a reduction in the occurrence of runny noses by 59 per cent, and drop in the incidence of coughing by 62 per cent, according to findings published in Pediatrics.

Read the entire article here.

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]
Follow me on social media!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.