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Chr. Hansen probiotic strains

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At Chr. Hansen, we have over 100 years of expertise in developing probiotics for the human microbiome. Our probiotic strains are some of the world’s most documented, providing a range of health benefits in people of all ages, ranging from pre-term babies to the elderly. All our strains are backed by science, supported by scientific research, and are safe to consume. Learn more about how Chr. Hansen probiotic strains can positively influence different areas of human health.

<i>Lactobacillus rhamnosus</i>, LGG<sup>®</sup>

Lactobacillus rhamnosus, LGG® is the world’s most documented probiotic strain. The LGG® strain has demonstrated benefits across all ages and several health areas, including digestive, immune and oral health.

LGG® is a trademark of Chr. Hansen A/S

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<i>Bifidobacterium</i>, BB-12<sup>®</sup> 

The probiotic strain Bifidobacterium, BB-12® is the world’s most documented probiotic Bifidobacterium. It has been extensively studied and has been associated with benefits for several areas of health.

BB-12® is a trademark of Chr. Hansen A/S

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<i>Lactobacillus paracasei</i>, L. CASEI 431<sup>®</sup>

The probiotic strain Lactobacillus paracasei, L. CASEI 431® has demonstrated benefits for immune health in high-quality, human clinical studies.

L. CASEI 431® is a trademark of Chr. Hansen A/S

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<i>Bifidobacterium infantis</i> (DSM 33361)

The probiotic strain Bifidobacterium infantis (DSM 33361) has been studied in preterm babies in several clinical studies. It is a strain with the right characteristics to support healthy gut development in babies

UREX™ - a blend of two probiotic strains

The UREX blend is a combination of two probiotic strains, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, GR-1® and Lactobacillus reuteri, RC-14®. UREX has been associated with supporting female urogenital health.

UREX, GR-1® and RC-14® are trademarks of Chr. Hansen A/S

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Lactobacillus acidophilus, LA-5®

The probiotic strain Lactobacillus acidophilus, LA-5® has demonstrated benefits for health, including digestive health, when used in combination with Bifidobacterium, BB-12®.

LA-5® and BB-12® are trademarks of Chr. Hansen A/S

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