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  • Peanut allergy can be a dangerous allergy to manage.  Up to 1% of people in the US suffer from peanut allergy.

    Peanut Allergy Cure Headlines: Hype or Real Progress?

    A slew of recent headlines have claimed a “cure” for peanut allergy through the combination of a probiotic, Lactobacillus rhamnosis and a peanut protein therapy.  But some clinicians and researchers are taking issue with the rigor of the study and the claimed results.

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    The Body Weight Game and Probiotics

    Probiotics are bacteria ingested to supplement the gut microbiota and gain health benefits.  And there are many potential benefits, including weight loss.

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  • As many as 1 in 8 women are affected by breast cancer in the U.S.

    Breast Cancer: The Breast Microbiome

    Breast cancer research is approaching a new frontier, the breast microbiome. The breast skin microbiome may vary dramatically from the breast tissue microbiome, and this may influence the development of breast cancer.

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  • Yogurt and Fruit, a perfect probiotic meal for H2PRO flavorless.

    The Papa-Bear of Probiotic strains: Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM

    L. acidophilus NCFM, used in H2PRO™, has a deep pool of research regarding its behavior in vitro (in the lab), in animal studies and importantly, in humans.

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    Some Cancer Drugs Work Better with Gut Microbes

    Several recent mouse studies have indicated three cancer drugs dependent on microbes in the gut to be effective. It is becoming clear that the gut microbiota is a factor worth consideration as cancer therapies evolve.

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  • Endurance athletes have a unique set of health concerns, probiotics can help.

    Immunity in Athletes: Benefits of Probiotics

    New research seems to indicate that probiotics can help an athlete recover and stay healthier during and following training or performance events. It is increasingly likely that probiotics and a well managed diet have the potential to improve athlete immunity and reduce GI distress, helping with long term health of the athlete.

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