This research study assessed the survival of a probiotic in the GI tract of generally healthy adults. Qualified participants were asked to come into the clinic for 5 visits over 6 weeks. There were no blood draws for this study: participants collected stool samples prior to each visit. A probiotic beverage was consumed daily with breakfast for 14 days.
- Had regular bowel movements, defined as one bowel movement daily
- Collected stool samples prior to each visit
- Were between the ages of 18 and 40
- Regular consumers of breakfast