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Gut balance, a synbiotic supplement, increases fecal Lactobacillus paracasei but has little effect on immunity in healthy physically active individuals

West, Nicholas P; Pyne, David; Cripps, Allan; Christophersen, Claus T; Conlon, Michael A; Fricker, Peter


Synbiotic supplements, which contain multiple functional ingredients, may enhance the immune system more than the use of individual ingredients alone. A double blind active controlled parallel trial over a 21 d exercise training period was conducted to evaluate the effect of Gut BalanceTM, which contains Lactobacillus paracasei subsp paracasei (L. casei 431®), Bifidobacterium animalis ssp lactis (BB-12®), Lactobacillus acidophilus (LA-5®), Lactobacillus rhamnosus (LGG®), two prebiotics...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Gut Microbes
DOI: 10.4161/gmic.19579


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