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  • Effect
  • Its probiotic activity is attributed to the ability to exercise an inhibitive effect on the pathogenic micro-organisms with a combination of mechanisms including the production of lactic acid, hydrogen peroxide, antimicrobic substances and bactericide. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Effect of multi-strain probiotics (multi-strain microbial cell preparation) on glycemic control and other diabetes-related outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial. (cambridge.org)
  • strains
  • Ice-cream as a vehicle for delivering probiotic strains has 'great potential', giving a health boost without affecting the sensory profile of ice-cream, say Brazilian scientists. (nutraingredients.com)
  • The food provides a buffer to help protect the delicate strains and help deliver it to its ideal destination in the intestine while at the same time providing the probiotic the nourishment it needs to survive, grow and multiply in the gut. (staples.com)
  • However, the studies included highly variable populations, used different definitions of diarrhoea and recovery, and used a range of probiotic types, strains and doses. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Probiotics are defined to be non-pathogenic strains of organism that are incorporated into the diet to modify gut microbial ecology, leading to beneficial structural and functional changes in the gut. (wikipedia.org)
  • L. acidophilus has been one of the most common strains used in probiotics research. (wikipedia.org)
  • bacterium
  • Since the discovery of the L. rhamnosus GG (ATCC 53103) strain, it has been studied extensively on its various health benefits and currently L. rhamnosus GG (ATCC 53103) strain is the world's most studied probiotic bacterium with more than 800 scientific studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • vaginal
  • This aspect represents a major challenge for scientific and industrial investigations because several difficulties arise, such as variability in the site for probiotic use (oral, vaginal, intestinal) and mode of application. (wikipedia.org)
  • living organisms
  • The jury's out as to whether probiotics -- 'pro' for good, 'biotics' for microscopic living organisms -- can help ward off travelers' diarrhea, or TD, which affects 20 percent or more of travelers to developing countries, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (washingtonpost.com)
  • fermentation
  • Finnish biotech firm, Elixi Oil Oy, says a patent-pending, probiotic-based fermentation system can produce probiotic, yoghurt-like products derived from flax and other grains that are suitable for the lactose intolerant, those with celiac disease as well. (nutraingredients.com)
  • Dairy products contain probiotics to aid in fermentation, but some processes to prolong shelf life, such as pasteurization, can kill off the bacteria. (latimes.com)
  • contain probiotics include
  • Other foods that contain probiotics include kefir, pickled vegetables, sauerkraut, pickles and some dark chocolates," says Jeannie Gazzaniga-Moloo, a registered dietitian in Sacramento and a spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. (latimes.com)
  • diarrhea
  • The probiotic supplement Florastor has a following, if not much evidence that it helps prevent travelers' diarrhea. (washingtonpost.com)
  • But although science has begun to establish probiotics' utility in treating some maladies, including varieties of diarrhea caused by antibiotic use and those associated with Crohn's disease, nobody has quite demonstrated that popping probiotics while traveling can keep the runs on the run. (washingtonpost.com)
  • There is uniformly no evidence supporting the use of probiotics against travelers' diarrhea. (washingtonpost.com)
  • I am not aware of any controlled human studies that strongly support the use of probiotics and their ability to prevent travelers' diarrhea,' she says. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Probiotics reduce the risk of diarrhea by 52 percent among patients taking antibiotics. (reference.com)
  • Studies at Yale University from 2011 found that probiotics aid in several digestive conditions, including diarrhea, ulcerative colitis and eczema, that result from an allergy to cow's milk, notes WebMD. (reference.com)
  • There is also a small amount of evidence to suggest probiotics may aid in other diseases, such as irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease, diarrhea caused by C. difficile bacteria and vaginitis. (reference.com)
  • Probiotics can help suppress the harmful bacteria that have formed from the infection and replenish the colon with helpful bacteria that was lost from excessive diarrhea. (livestrong.com)
  • In a review that covered 34 masked, randomized, placebo-controlled trials related to diarrhea and probiotics, it was concluded that there was an overall reduction of 52% in antibiotic associated diarrhea, an 8% reduction in traveller's diarrhea, and a 34% reduction in other types of acute diarrhea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Moreover, there has been evidence showing that probiotics can prevent children and infants from gastroenteritis (also known as stomach flu), which may also cause diarrhea to occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a review of six trials related to antibiotic-associated diarrhea in 766 children aged one month to six years, there was an overall reduction in AAD when children were fed probiotics. (wikipedia.org)
  • A meta-analysis of nine previously conducted studies (those studies were conducted in Canada, Thailand, and Finland) has shown that certain types of probiotics are also effective in treating viral diarrhea in hospital-admitted children. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical citation needed] A 2013 review suggested probiotics are effective in treating persistent diarrhea in children, though more research is needed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meta-analyses have concluded that probiotics may protect against antibiotic-associated diarrhea in both children and adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • bacterial
  • This large, well-conducted review pooled the results of studies from across the globe to investigate the use of specific probiotic bacterial cultures in the treatment of acute diarrhoea (lasting less than 14 days) believed to be due to an infectious cause. (www.nhs.uk)
  • synbiotics
  • Synbiotics can be complementary synbiotics, where each component is independently chosen for its effect on host health, or synergistic synbiotics, where the prebiotic component is chosen to support the activity of the chosen probiotic. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • Stock market-listed Taiwanese probiotics specialist, GenMont, has won "health food designation" from the Chinese Department of Health for two of its probiotics for use in food and beverage products. (nutraingredients.com)
  • Swedish probiotics specialist, Probi, has had a health claim linking probiotic consumption and improved iron absorption dismissed by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). (nutraingredients.com)
  • Probiotics will continue to expand beyond the yoghurt and yoghurt drink category that has brought them to global prominence according to a probiotic market review conducted by French health food sector consultancy, Alcimed. (nutraingredients.com)
  • I don't know of any legitimate or upstanding author on this topic who would support using probiotics this way,' says Sherwood Gorbach, professor of public health and medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Again, since disorders that affect the gastrointestinal tract seem to co-exist quite frequently with anxiety, depression , and other mood disorders, probiotics and gut health may have "profound clinical implications. (psychologytoday.com)
  • There are something like 400 different probiotics, so it's hard to recommend a specific one, but these two have been widely studied," says Bethany Thayer, a registered dietitian at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit. (latimes.com)
  • But several studies suggest that probiotics can benefit your oral health. (healthline.com)
  • Although there are numerous claimed benefits of using commercial probiotics, such as reducing gastrointestinal discomfort, improving immune health, relieving constipation, or avoiding the common cold, such claims are not backed by scientific evidence and are prevented as deceptive advertisements in the United States by the Federal Trade Commission. (wikipedia.org)
  • two expert groups of academic scientists and industry representatives made recommendations for the evaluation and validation of probiotic health claims. (wikipedia.org)
  • A consensus definition of the term probiotics, based on available information and scientific evidence, was adopted after a joint Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and World Health Organization (WHO) expert consultation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Probiotics must have undergone controlled evaluation to document health benefits in the target host. (wikipedia.org)
  • Only products that contain live organisms shown in reproducible human studies to confer a health benefit can actually claim to be probiotic. (wikipedia.org)
  • The correct definition of health benefit, backed with solid scientific evidence, is a strong element for the proper identification and assessment of the effect of a probiotic. (wikipedia.org)
  • The company's new consumer brand is UP4 Probiotics and it is re-launching the Multi-Flora Probiotic line exclusively for health professionals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health Benefits of Probiotics. (wikipedia.org)
  • capsules
  • Those who took daily probiotic capsules were less likely to be obese a year after the birth of their children than those who did not. (redorbit.com)
  • That compared to 43 percent of the women who received the counseling and healthy foods but no probiotics and 40 percent of those who received no counseling or foods and the sham capsules. (redorbit.com)
  • antibiotics
  • Regardless, I think more probiotics are missing from my diet and can only see the benefits, especially during those times when I have to take antibiotics. (rutgers.edu)
  • ulcerative colitis
  • WebMD points out that probiotics also promote a strong immune system and are effective in treating ulcerative colitis and necrotizing enterocolitis. (reference.com)
  • Adding bifidobacterium as a probiotic to conventional treatment of ulcerative colitis has been shown to be associated with improved rates of remission and improved maintenance of remission. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Overall, it found that probiotics reduced the duration of diarrhoea by about 25 hours compared with no treatment. (www.nhs.uk)
  • It found that probiotics reduced the duration of diarrhoea by an average of 24.76 hours compared with the control groups (95% confidence interval 15.9 to 33.6 hours). (www.nhs.uk)
  • They found that 85 percent of the people who took the probiotic had major reductions in the amount of bacteria that caused the bad breath. (healthline.com)
  • Another study found that drinking probiotic milk daily decreases oral inflammation. (healthline.com)
  • Nutrition
  • In addition, ISAPP collaborates with a number of related organizations (such as the American Gastroenterological Association, World Gastroenterology Organisation, National Academies of Sciences, International Life Sciences Institute of Europe and ILSI-North America, Harvard Division of Nutrition, Food Chemicals Codex and the New York Academy of Sciences) on common goals, such as sponsorship of meetings, preparation of probiotic and prebiotic usage guidelines, or preparation of position papers. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • After taking part in a Pharmanager seminar at Vitafoods in Geneva, Dr Jean-Michel Antoine, a 30-year research and development veteran at Danone, tells Shane Starling why the French dairy firm has pulled three article 13.5 probiotic yoghurt claims from. (nutraingredients.com)
  • Still, more research is needed to confirm that probiotics are safe and effective. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Mayo Clinic argues that more research on probiotics is needed, but encouraging evidence shows that they reduce severity of flu and colds and treat irritable bowel syndrome. (reference.com)
  • More research needs to be done to prove how well oral probiotics can fight or prevent bad breath. (healthline.com)
  • In November 2009, the ISAPP Students and Fellows Association (ISAPP-SFA) was created to encourage graduate students and fellows conducting research in the probiotic and prebiotic fields an opportunity to interact with professionals in the field. (wikipedia.org)