International Society of Sports Nutrition Position Stand: Probiotics

Jäger R, Mohr AE, Carpenter KC, Kerksick CM, Purpura M, Moussa A, Townsend JR, Lamprecht M, West NP, Black K, Gleeson M, Pyne DB, Wells SD, Arent SM, Smith-Ryan AE, Kreider RB, Campbell BI, Bannock L, Scheiman J, Wissent CJ, Pane M, Kalman DS, Pugh JN, Ter Haar JA, Antonio J. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2019 Dec 21;16(1):62. doi: 10.1186/s12970-019-0329-0.

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The International Society of Sports Nutrition released a position statement on probiotics that included 10 take home messages. The authors define common terms and describe the role of diet and exercise on an athlete’s gut microbiome, benefits of probiotic supplementation in athletes, mechanism of action, as well as safety of probiotics.

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