Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 19, 2013
A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Probiotics Reduce Severity and Duration of Common Cold by 27% details how probiotics can reduce the severity and duration of the common cold by 27%.
Supplementing with probiotics can lead to a 27% reduction in risk factors most often associated with the common cold. Specifically, nearly 500 adults supplementing with a various amounts of probiotics (2 billion, 5 billion, or 0 colony forming units) over a period of 5 months demonstrated that probiotics are significant factor in reducing the effects of the common cold.
Probiotics as a treatment for common cold symptoms demonstrate important new uses for probiotics, especially in supporting a strong, healthy immune system.
The body contains trillions of different types of bacteria, probiotics are defined as "live bacteria that provide a health benefit when present in appropriate amounts. Currently, it is recommended that over 85% of the bacteria in the body consist of probiotics.
In addition to a 27% reduction in the risks of upper respiratory tract infections, supplementing with probiotics has also been associated with a shorter duration time spent fighting off the common cold, lessen symptoms of the common cold and significantly fewer missed school and work days due to illness.
According to Michael Healey of Health News Wires, “The common cold affects nearly 1/2 a billion people in the U.S. each year. Supplementing with probiotics reduces the symptoms and duration of the common cold.”
The complete Probiotics Reduce Severity and Duration of Common Cold by 27% article and video is available at: http://healthnewswires.com/probiotics-common-cold-1/
A free downloadable e-book providing information ensure your body contains appropriate amounts of probiotics is available at: http://HealthNewsWires.com/probiotics-common-cold/
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