Probiotics do a lot of good. They can be found naturally in many plants and other foods. There has been lots of info about them out there lately. They’re becoming well known and so are their benefits. This talks about an auto immune condition which probiotics can help with. If you have this condition or know a sufferer this will interest you.
- influence of probiotic supplementation on humoral immune response, a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted. Thirty athletes (24 males and 6 females, females:
- Total and specific antibacterial antibody levels of IgM, IgG, and IgA classes were determined for different bacteria in the serum, and in saliva, total and specific antibacterial IgA levels were examined.
- substantial decrease in total IgA level in the placebo group, when measured either in serum or in saliva. Probiotic administration could have beneficial effects on systemic humoral and mucosal immune responses.
“To test the influence of probiotic supplementation on humoral immune response, a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted.”