Metchnikoff, Elie

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Elie, Russian biologist in France and Nobel laureate, 1845-1916.
Metchnikoff theory - the body is protected against infection by leukocytes and other cells.
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Carasso was well aware of the scientific advances being made with fermented milk through the work of Elie Metchnikoff at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France.
Since Nobel laureate Elie Metchnikoff began studying the benefits of kefir in the early 1900s, a variety of research has credited the product's natural bacteria cultures with positive effects such as easing digestion, improving lactose intolerance, boosting immunity, and significantly reducing the severity and duration of diarrhea caused by treatment with antibiotics.