We know that probiotics can help strengthen and support your body’s immune system, which is vital for high-performance sports, but did you know that probiotics can also help you improve protein utilisation from your diet?
Do you need to build or maintain peak muscle mass for your sport? Combining a probiotic with your nutrition programme and strength training can help because probiotics have a role to play by helping with protein absorption and improving digestion.
Check the 2018 review by researchers; Wang and Ji. Their paper is called “Influence of Probiotics on Dietary Protein Digestion and Utilisation in the Gastrointestinal Tract”, and they concluded that probiotics could increase protein breakdown and absorption.
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