Probiotics - -Probiotics of the oral cavity-probiotics of...

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Probiotics- Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host. Probiotic Market -Global market is currently valued at $22.6 billion and projected to reach $28.8 billion in 2015 -Target consumers are mainly located in Japan, Europe, and USA Human Probiotics Human probiotics can be grouped according to the ecological niches of the human body they occupy (or the part of the body they deliver their health-promoting action to), such as: -Gastro-intestinal probiotics -Skin probiotics -Scalp probiotics
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Unformatted text preview: -Probiotics of the oral cavity-probiotics of the underarm and feet-urogenital (including vaginal) probiotics Probiotics Species Lactobacillus species (Lb. lactis, Lb. reuteri), Bifidobacterium species (Bf. Adolescentis, Bf. Breve), other species (bacillus cereus, lactococcus lactis ssp. Cremoris). Probiotic Products-Dairy foods-Non-dairy foods-beverages (naked drink)-Dietary supplements-Clinical therapeutics and health supporting/ promoting formulations Probiotics of the oral cavity -mouth is the dirtiest part of our bodies...
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