Lactoferrin is receiving increased interest from researchers for its beneficial effects on the immune system in infants and younger children. Recent Japanese research showed children with an increased dietary lactoferrin intake had a 33% reduction in the prevalence of diarrhea, vomiting and fatigue. The study involved children aged 12 – 32 months old that were … Continue reading "New evidence that lactoferrin reduces the prevalence of tummy troubles in toddlers"
School gastroenteritis is no laughing matter. It means major disruptions on children, families and teachers. A new large scale study of preschool children in Japan compared kids that were fed yoghurt containing lactoferrin to a control group that wasn’t. The study saw a 49% reduction in absent days from school from gastroenteritis. This is welcome … Continue reading "New study shows lactoferrin may help with school gastroenteritis"
Bega Bionutrients is launching Inferrin®, a form of microencapsulated lactoferrin. The microencapsulation can help deliver the benefits of lactoferrin by protecting it from degradation in conditions found in the stomach. Inferrin® opens up new benefits and applications for lactoferrin based products including foods and dietary supplements. An initial pilot clinical trial on Inferrin® has shown … Continue reading "New Inferrin® assists in delivering the benefits of lactoferrin"