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New, Unique Probiotic Supplements from American Health. . . interview with Dr. Angelica Vrablic on April 23, 2006

New, Unique Probiotic Supplements from American Health. . . interview with Dr. Angelica Vrablic on April 23, 2006


New, Unique Probiotic Supplements
From American Health

. . . as heard on The Willner Window radio program
interview with Dr. Angelica Vrablic, April 23, 2006

Looking for that good gut feeling? When it comes to intestinal health,
there are a billion good reasons to take Acidophilus supplements from
American Health!

Acidophilus from American Health comes in great-tasting formulas. They
contain the billions of active microorganisms that are guaranteed at time of
manufacture and that are necessary to encourage proper nutrient absorption.

By perfecting the natural balance of specially selected Acidophilus
cultures, American Health's probiotics promote the growth of friendly
bacteria in the intestinal tract and replenish them when depleted.

And now with American Health, probiotic support never tasted so good! Our
liquid Acidophilus comes in four great-tasting yogurt-like flavors. For
on-the-go support, try our milk-free chewables in naturally delicious fruit
flavors. Plus our two new soy-based liquid formulas offer the ideal
milk-free probiotic solutions.

A billion reasons. Many probiotic choices. One American Health. Look for
Acidophilus products from American Health at your favorite health food

Listen to the interview, during the week of April 23rd, by clicking on the following link:
(This will automatically take you to WOR's web site, initiating the download of a compressed mp3 file of the previous week's radio show. It will open in your computer's media player of choice.)

For Pricing and Label information on the products discussed, click below:

Liquid Acidophilus: Banana, Blueberry, Regular
Chewable Wafers: Strawberry, Blueberry, Mixed Flavors
Liquid Acidophilus: Dairy Free (soy)

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Study: Effect of Acidophilus/Bifidus on H Pylori
(to see full article, click here)

Title: Effects of ingesting Lactobacillus- and Bifidobacterium-containing yogurt in subjects with colonized Helicobacter pylori1–3

Kuan-Yuan Wang, Shui-Nin Li, Chiang-Shin Liu, Daw-Shyong Perng, Yu-Chung Su, Deng-Chyang Wu, Chang-Ming Jan, Chun-Huang Lai, Tsu-Nai Wang, and Wen-Ming Wang

Abstract: Background: Evidence suggests that ingesting lactic acid bacteria exerts a suppressive effect on Helicobacter pylori infection in both animals and humans. Supplementing with Lactobacillus- and Bifidobacterium-containing yogurt (AB-yogurt) was shown to improve the rates of eradication of H. pylori in humans.

Objective: Weadministered AB-yogurt to subjects with asymptomatic H. pylori to test whether the yogurt could inhibit H. pylori growth.

Design: The in vitro inhibition of H. pylori growth was determined by inoculating Lactobacillus acidophilus La5 or Bifidobacterium lactis Bb12 on plates that were inoculated with H. pylori. Assessment of the viability of H. pylori was performed by the mixed culture method with La5 or Bb12. In an intervention study, 59 adult volunteers infected with H. pylori were given AB-yogurt (107 colonyforming units of both La5 and Bb12/mL) twice daily after a meal for 6 wk. Eleven subjects positive for H. pylori infection were treated with milk placebo as control subjects. H. pylori bacterial loads were determined with use of the 13C-urea breath test, which was performed before and 4 and 8 wk after the start of AB-yogu