Probiotic

Probiotics are live microorganisms thought to be healthy for the host organism. According to the currently adopted definition by FAO/WHO, probiotics are: "Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host".
What are Probiotics?

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are thought to be beneficial in preventing several health conditions. They are usually consumed as supplements or yoghurts and are also referred to as “good bacteria.”

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Yeast-fermented bread shows promise in preventing asthma symptoms

Yeast-fermented bread shows promise in preventing asthma symptoms

Innovative bread formulation shows promise in preventing asthma

Innovative bread formulation shows promise in preventing asthma

Gut microbiota imbalance linked to higher UTI risks in women

Gut microbiota imbalance linked to higher UTI risks in women

Gut bacteria Ruminococcus gnavus can enhance the effects of cancer immunotherapy

Gut bacteria Ruminococcus gnavus can enhance the effects of cancer immunotherapy

Gut microbiota and obesity: New study shows promising results with probiotic and prebiotic intervention

Gut microbiota and obesity: New study shows promising results with probiotic and prebiotic intervention

AVAnT1A study: Investigating early COVID-19 vaccination and type 1 diabetes risk in children

AVAnT1A study: Investigating early COVID-19 vaccination and type 1 diabetes risk in children

Bacterial fatty acid metabolite identified as key player in immune regulation

Bacterial fatty acid metabolite identified as key player in immune regulation

Researchers find association between bacteremia and probiotics

Researchers find association between bacteremia and probiotics

Microbial metropolis: How building design can boost your brain

Microbial metropolis: How building design can boost your brain

Public health efforts urged to reduce sodium in packaged foods

Public health efforts urged to reduce sodium in packaged foods

Managing diabetes with probiotics and synbiotics

Managing diabetes with probiotics and synbiotics

Probiotics plus vitamin D supplements may improve cognitive function in individuals with schizophrenia

Probiotics plus vitamin D supplements may improve cognitive function in individuals with schizophrenia

Maternal influences on food allergy prevention: A closer look at diet and environment

Maternal influences on food allergy prevention: A closer look at diet and environment

Gut-friendly psychobiotics could brighten moods and fight depression

Gut-friendly psychobiotics could brighten moods and fight depression

Study identifies microbiota signatures associated with KRAS mutations in colorectal cancer patients

Study identifies microbiota signatures associated with KRAS mutations in colorectal cancer patients

From gut to mind: Exploring prebiotics and probiotics as dual fighters against depression and obesity

From gut to mind: Exploring prebiotics and probiotics as dual fighters against depression and obesity

The whey to go: Researchers unlock the potential of whey-derived proteins for cancer prevention

The whey to go: Researchers unlock the potential of whey-derived proteins for cancer prevention

Study highlights causal associations between gut microbes and hypothyroidism

Study highlights causal associations between gut microbes and hypothyroidism

Researchers study newborn piglets to better understand the progression of influenza

Researchers study newborn piglets to better understand the progression of influenza

Bacteria commonly found in the body play a significant role in causing stomach cancer

Bacteria commonly found in the body play a significant role in causing stomach cancer

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