The microbiome and its links with health and disease is a growing area of research. As we become increasingly aware of the role of our microbiota and its influence on digestion, immunity, mental health, weight and performance, the papers and articles discussing this topic appear almost daily.
Here, we summarise some of the latest reviews and news.
Probiotic supplementation with variety of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium strains showed the improvement of gastrointestinal symptoms during exercise training and competition in athletes. The most beneficial effects to reduce frequency and severity of gut symptoms and
Our latest intervention study with marathon runners showed that four weeks of supplementation with Lab4 probiotics reduced the incidence and severity of gastrointestinal symptoms prior to and during a marathon race. The runners supplemented with Lab4 probiotics maintained their running speed during the latter stages of the race.
Dr Tom Davies and Dr Giulia Masetti, research scientists from Cultech Limited, present the findings of an exciting new study at the MicrobiotaMI 2018 scientific conference in Milan.