Probiotics and Prebiotics

Probiotics and Prebiotics

PROBIOTICS The term probiotics are derived from Greek. Literally means “for life”. Firstly, observed by Lilly and Stillwell in 1965. Currently defined by WHO and FAO “live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit to the host. Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and Bifidobacteria are the most common types of microbes used … Read more Probiotics and Prebiotics

Probiotic strains and their Human benefits

Probiotic strains and their Human benefits

Probiotic strains and their Human benefits What are Probiotics? Probiotics are living microorganisms that are intended to have health benefits when consumed or applied to the body. They are majorly found in milk products like yogurt, cheese, fermented foods, and food supplements. The Science of microorganisms has shown that most bacterial characteristics are similar morphologically … Read more Probiotic strains and their Human benefits