Big in Japan: Probiotics most popular non-vitamin / mineral pick for children – major survey
Probiotics were the most popular non-vitamin and non-mineral dietary supplement given to Japanese boys and girls, according to a new nationwide internet survey.
Researchers from Japan found probiotics consumption was 18.2% in boys and 18.5% in girls, and that intake was especially higher among children suffering from allergic diseases.
The findings were published in the journal, Nutrients.
An internet survey was undertaken among 55,038 mothers (25 to 60 years old) of preschool- or school-aged children in Japan.
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