Probiotics to boost Sport nutrition

Benefits of probiotics for sportsmen and women

As such, even if they cannot make athletes run faster (yet), probiotics can help to support a healthy body and mind, essential to sport performance, as acknowledge by the International Society for Sports Nutrition.

The International Society for Sport Nutrition (ISSN) recommends probiotics for their demonstrated modes of action on athletes to optimize their wellbeing [Jäger 2019]. In addition, probiotics supplements are not part of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) list. In a recent published positive position paper, ISSN acknowledge the potential effects of probiotics to boost natural defenses, maintain gut barrier integrity, improve antioxidant capacity and decrease occasional stress through the brain-gut axis.

Unique probiotic portfolio

Thanks to a strong research program, including innovative in vitro, in vivo and clinical studies, Lallemand Health Solutions is now able to draw a better picture of the pathways involved and the clear benefits of selected probiotic strains.

Lafti® L10 is the first probiotic clinically tested specifically for athletes’ immune health. Lafti benefits for sportsmen and women have been acknowledged by health claims in Canada.

Probiotics rising interest in sports nutrition

Market trend analysts’ report that, not only trained athletes, but a growing number of active people include sports nutrition and dietary food supplements to their diet in order to either help maintain a healthy lifestyle, to prevent health issues and/or to the strengthen natural defenses.