Bifidobacterium Infantis

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This strain of bacteria helps reduce symptoms associated with psoriasis and IBS, aids in the metabolism of human milk in infants and supports the immune system.

Bifidobacterium Infantis is normally found in the guts of adults and infants.

Research links this bacteria with helping the inflammatory processes in psoriasis[1]†, aids in relieving many symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome[2]†, promotes a stronger immune system not only in the gut, but extending to systemic immune system[3]†, and can increase treatment outcomes of Helicobacter Pylori[4]†. In addition, this bacteria has been shown to protect the gut through gene expression, aids in preventing necrotizing enterocolitis[5]†, and has digestive enzymes to aid in the metabolism of human milk in infants[6]†.

[1] Kirsten Tillisch, (2014) The effects of gut microbiota on CNS function in humans. Gut Microbes 5:3, pages 404-410. 

[2] Peter J Whorwell, Linda Altringer, Jorge Morel, Yvonne Bond, Duane Charbonneau, Liam O'Mahony, Barry Kiely, Fergus Shanahan and Eamonn M M Quigley Efficacy of an Encapsulated Probiotic Bifidobacterium infantis 35624 in Women with Irritable Bowel SyndromeEfficacy of an Encapsulated Probiotic Bifidobacterium infantis The American Journal of Gastroenterology 101, 1581-1590 (July 2006)

 [3] Groeger D, O’Mahony L, Murphy EF, et al. Bifidobacterium infantis 35624 modulates host inflammatory processes beyond the gut. Gut Microbes2013;4(4):325-339. doi:10.4161/gmic.25487. 

 [4] Dajani AI, Hammour AMA, Yang DH, et al. Do Probiotics Improve Eradication Response to Helicobacter Pylori on Standard Triple or Sequential Therapy?Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology : Official Journal of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association 2013;19(3):113-120. doi:10.4103/1319-3767.111953.

[5] Ganguli K, Meng D, Rautava S, Lu L, Walker WA, Nanthakumar N. Probiotics prevent necrotizing enterocolitis by modulating enterocyte genes that regulate innate immune-mediated inflammation. American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology 2013;304(2):G132-G141. doi:10.1152/ajpgi.00142.2012.

 [6] Kitaoka M. Bifidobacterial Enzymes Involved in the Metabolism of Human Milk Oligosaccharides. Advances in Nutrition 2012;3(3):422S-429S. doi:10.3945/an.111.001420. 

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