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Clinical documentation

We strive to deliver the best documented probiotic strains and base our work on FAO/WHO definitions and guidelines

Clinical documentation is a cornerstone for probiotics. From the definition of probiotics - “Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host”1 – it becomes evident that probiotics must pose a beneficial effect. 

What to look for?

In order to verify the potential efficacy of a specific probiotic, it is essential to document the effect in scientific studies. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) highlight that “…randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled human trials should be undertaken to establish the efficacy of the probiotic product.” 2 When studying the efficacy of probiotics it is key to do so at strain level “… since the probiotic effect seems to be strain specific.” 2

The best scientifically documented strains 

We are committed to delivering the best, and we are proud that our probiotics are the best scientifically documented probiotics in the world. 

  • Accounting for more than 10003 scientific publications and more than 3003 clinical studies Lactobacillus rhamnosus (LGG®) is the world’s best documented Lactobacillus
  • Backed by 307scientific publications out of which more than 1804 are clinical studies, our Bifidobacterium, BB-12® is the world’s best documented Bifidobacterium

That is why we say PROBIO-TEC®... when science matters.

Please contact us for more information about our scientifically documented probiotics.

FAO/WHO. Guidelines for the Evaluation of Probiotics in Food. 2002
FAO/WHO. Health and Nutrition Properties of Probiotics in Food including Powder Milk with Live Lactic Acid Bacteria. 2001
As of April 2017
As of July 2015

LGG®, BB-12® and PROBIO-TEC® are registered trademarks of Chr. Hansen A/S

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