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Yakult 8th Shirota Conference and 25th Symposium on Intestinal Health

Prof. Kevin E. Carpio of the PWU-School of Nutrition attended the Yakult 8th Shirota Conference and 25th Symposium on Intestinal Health in Tokyo, Japan last November 2 to 4, 2016. International scientists presented evidence for the potential role of probiotics in the management of diarrhea, respiratory tract infections, irritable bowel disease, and stress. The role of probiotics on mental health, through its effect on the gut-brain axis, was also elucidated.

The conference was made possible through the support of Yakult Philippines, Inc. and Yakult Honsha Co. Ltd.



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