About the Authors

Nathalie Pross

Affiliations Forenap, Rouffach, France, Biotrial Neuroscience, Didenheim, France

Agnès Demazières

Affiliation Forenap, Rouffach, France

Nicolas Girard

Affiliation Forenap, Rouffach, France

Romain Barnouin

Affiliation Forenap, Rouffach, France

Déborah Metzger

Affiliation Forenap, Rouffach, France

Alexis Klein

Affiliation Danone Research, Palaiseau, France

Erica Perrier

Affiliation Danone Research, Palaiseau, France

Isabelle Guelinckx

isabelle.guelinckx@danone.com

Affiliation Danone Research, Palaiseau, France

Competing Interests

The authors have the following interests: This study was funded by Danone Research and conducted by Forenap. AD, NG, RB, DM, and NP were employees of Forenap, where the trial was conducted. AK, EP, and IG are employees of Danone Research. NP is an occasional consultant for Danone Research. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors′ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NP NG RB DM AK. Performed the experiments: NP NG RB DM. Analyzed the data: NP RB DM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AK EP IG. Wrote the paper: NP AD EP IG.