The present study was supported by Danone Research, Palaiseau, France. The authors’ contributions were as follows: L. E. A., D. J. C., L. J., L. L. B., E. C. and H. R. L. contributed to the study design; M. S. G., L. E. A., D. J. C., E. C. L., B. P. M., L. M. Y., S. M. and R. M. L. helped in data collection; M. S. G., L. E. A., E. C. L., S. M. and H. R. L. performed the data analysis; L. E. A., M. S. G. and H. R. L. were involved in writing of the manuscript; M. S. G., L. E. A., D. J. C., E. C. L., B. P. M., L. M. Y., S. M., R. M. L., L. J., L. L. B., E. C. and H. R. L. helped in editorial review of the manuscript. L. E. A. is a Danone Research Scientific Advisory Board member, paid consultant. L. J., L. L. B. and E. C. are employed by Danone Research. H. R. L. is currently a consultant to Danone Waters Research & Development but was not compensated by them for this project. M. S. G., D. J. C., E. C. L., B. P. M., L. M. Y., S. M., R. M. L. and H. R. L. declare no conflict of interest. The authors thank Dr Matthew Kramer for statistical assistance, and Lauren A. Thompson for technical assistance with manuscript revision and submission. The views, opinions and/or findings of the present study are those of the authors, and should not be construed as an official Department of the Army position, policy or decision, unless so designated by other official documentation. Citation of commercial organisation and trade names in the present study does not constitute an official Department of the Army endorsement or approval of the products or services of these organisations. Present affiliations are: B. P. M., Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN, USA; E. C. L., Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Salisbury Cove, ME, USA; R. M. L., Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA.
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