probiotic

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Synonyms for probiotic

a beneficial bacterium found in the intestinal tract of healthy mammals

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Best Pet Health Probiotics with Wild Alaskan Salmon Oil for Dogs and Cats
The researchers emphasized that further clinical trials are needed to understand the effects of probiotics in relation to severe pancreatitis.
Italian scientists developed ice creams that had counts of viable bacteria after frozen storage that met the minimum required to achieve probiotic effects.
Probiotic expert Bob Rastall, head of Food and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Reading, firmly believes probiotics are useful for health.
Probiotics was first conceptualized by the Russian Nobel Prize winner and father of modern immunology, Elie Metchnikoff, at the beginning of the 20th century.
Because, in addition to the inhospitable environment of the digestive system, there are a number of challenges associated with integrating probiotics into chocolate on an industrial scale.
Consumers are now much more aware of the benefits of probiotics and are looking for other ways of getting them into the daily diet.
EDIBLE GERMS Although Ogden's therapy was novel, the use of probiotics isn't altogether new.
Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center in Aging at Tufts University, presented cutting-edge data, which helps in answering the question: Could probiotics help the elderly?
Should dental hygienists begin to focus on the relationship between probiotics and oral health?
Probiotics are believed to improve metabolism and the immune response by restoring the balance of intestinal bacteria.
Great tasting, effective probiotic gut bugs" is how CEO Katherine Otway of Mass Probiotics describes the company's new probiotic-enhanced flavored water, Probiotic Health Daily (PHD).
Many new product developments in the frozen dessert category are already using HOWARU premium probiotics, most the High Culture Frozen Yogurt by the leading U.
Summary: NestlE[umlaut]'s Product Technology Centre at Konolfingen, Switzerland, recently announced having successfully developed a blend of nutrients that help protect Probiotics during processing, thus rendering them more stable in food products.
The challenge is open to university students in North and South America and aims to encourage awareness and education regarding probiotics.