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Table 5 Approved Canadian Probiotics Claims for Sports Performance

From: International Society of Sports Nutrition Position Stand: Probiotics

NPNProbiotic Species Used (Strains if available) and PotencySport Specific Claims Supported by Research outside of monograph
80,080,307B. breve BR03 5 Billion CFU
S. salivarius ssp. thermophilus FP4 5 Billion CFU
Helps maintain gastrointestinal health which may assist in normal recovery of performance following exercise.
80,077,863B. coagulans GBI-30, 6086 1 Billion CFUB. coagulans GBI-30, 6086 could be used to improve symptoms of delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) after exercise.
B. coagulans GBI-30, 6086 helps maintain gastrointestinal health which may assist in a normal recovery of performance following exercise.
80,040,732L. helveticus 400 million CFU
B. longum subsp. longum 600 million CFU
Helps maintain the health of the immune system following periods of physical stress.
80,064,384L. helveticus 10 Billion CFUPromotes gastrointestinal health in physically active adults
Helps reduce the incidence of cold-like symptoms in adults with exercise-induced stress
80,064,386L. helveticus 10 Billion CFU × 2Promotes GI health in physically active adults
Helps support immune defenses against winter infections in healthy adults and in those having weakened immunity due to intensive sports activities
Promotes GI health, immune health and general well-being in physically active adults (including sporty individuals like athletes)
Reduces symptoms with upper respiratory tract infections
Helps reduce incidence of cold-like symptoms in adults with exercise-induced stress
With 20 Billion CFU per day, this product helps support the first line of body’s immune defenses (IgA production), which may be associated with lowering URTI risk in physically active adults (such as competitive athletes)
80,050,736B. animalis subsp. lactis 23 Billion CFU
B. animalis subsp. lactis 50 million CFU
B. animalis subsp. lactis 1 Billion CFU
B. bifidum 50 million CFU
B. longum subsp. infantis 100 million CFU
L. acidophilus 24.8 Billion CFU
L. acidophilus 1 Billion CFU
Reduces the risk of developing upper respiratory tract illness in physically active adults
Reduces the duration of URTI in physically active adults
80,064,494B. animalis subsp. lactis BI-04 10 Billion CFU
B. animalis subsp. lactis Bi-07 10 Billion CFU
L. acidophilus NCFM 10 Billion CFU
L. paracasei LPC-37 10 Billion CFU
Helps reduce the risk of developing URTI in physically active adults
80,068,830B. animalis subsp. lactis Bi-04 2 Billion CFUReduces the risk of developing URTI in physically active adults
Reduces the duration of URTI in physically active adults
80,080,161B. longum subsp. longum 320 million CFU
L. helveticus 2.68 billion CFU
L. helveticus 5 Biillion CFU
Promotes GI health, immune health and general well-being in physically active adults (including sporty individuals like athletes)
Reduces symptoms associated with upper-respiratory tract illness (URTI). Helps shorten the duration of URTI episodes
Helps reduce the incidence of cold-like symptoms in adults with exercise-induced stress
Helps support the first line of the body’s immune defenses (IgA production), which may be associated with lowering URTI risk in physically active adults (such as competitive athletes)
Helps support immune defenses against winter infections in healthy adults and in those having weakened immunity due to intensive sports activities
Helps to reduce gastrointestinal discomfort (e.g., abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting) in those experiencing mild to moderate stress resulting from life events (e.g., academic exams)
Helps to moderate general feelings of anxiety
Promotes a healthy mood balance
Helps to reduce stress-related gastrointestinal complications such as abdominal pain
80,089,514B. bifidum 3 Billion CFU
L. helveticus 5 Billion CFU
Helps support immune defenses against winter infections in healthy adults and in those having weakened immunity due to intensive sports activities
Helps to alleviate gastro-intestinal (GI) disturbances like flatulence, constipation, bloating and abdominal cramps in healthy adults
Promotes GI health, immune health and general well-being in physically active adults (including sporty individuals like athletes)
Reduces symptoms associated with upper-respiratory tract illness (URTI)
Helps shorten the duration of URTI episodes
Helps reduce the incidence of cold-like symptoms in adults with exercise-induced stress
Helps support the first line of the body’s immune defenses (IgA production), which may be associated with lowering URTI risk in physically active adults (such as competitive athletes)
Helps reduce the incidence of cold-like symptoms in stressed adults
80,091,068B. animalis subsp. lactis 2 Billion CFU
L. acidophilus 1 Billion CFU
L. acidophilus 3 Billion CFU
L. plantarum 14 Billion CFU
Reduces the risk of developing upper respiratory track illness in physically active adults
Reduces the duration of upper respiratory tract illness in physically active adults
80,091,070B. animalis subsp. lactis 2 Billion
L. acidophilus 1 Billion
L. acidophilus 3 Billion
L. plantarum 14 Billion
Reduces the risk of developing upper respiratory track illness in physically active adults
Reduces the duration of upper respiratory tract illness in physically active adults
80,087,974B. animalis subsp. lactis 2.81 Billion CFU
B. animalis subsp. lactis 1.47 Billion CFU
B. animalis subsp. lactis 810 million CFU
B. animalis subsp. lactis 530 million CFU
B. bifidum 28 million CFU
D-Glucose 13 mg
D-Xylose 13 mg
L-Arabinose 7 mg
L. acidophilus 630 million CFU
L. casei 610 million CFU
L. paracasei 690 million CFU
L. plantarum 890 million CFU
L. salivarius 560 million CFU
Xylooligosaccharides 631 mg
Reduces the risk of developing upper respiratory track illness in physically active adults
Reduces the duration of upper respiratory tract illness in physically active adults