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Posted by on Dec 19, 2011 in Commentary, Korean Food | 1 comment

Smokers, drink your Yakult!

Smokers, drink your Yakult!

A recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition has found that daily supplements of the probiotic Lactobacillus casei shirota, which is a proprietary strain used in Yakult, a Japanese yogurt drink, popular in Korea and throughout Asia, may boost activity of key immune cells in smokers.

On a side note, it also showed promise in reducing symptoms of nausea and stomach aches.

For more information, read “Probiotics may boost immune health markers for smokers: Study

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