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Non dairy products limited range of limited yoghurt

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Unformatted text preview: Probiotic Products • Yoghurts and related products-containing Yoghurts Lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacterium spp. bifidobacterium • Other dairy products include cheese,icecreams. • Non Dairy products-Limited range of -Limited yoghurt analogues,usually soy based,cereal based fruit drinks. based,cereal • Also available in the form of Also tablets,capsules. tablets,capsules Who needs probiotics? Who needs probiotics? • People who suffer from yeast infections of any kind, including athlete's foot, jock itch, vaginal yeast infections and nail fungus. vaginal • People with weak immune People systems,frequent respiratory infections and congestion. and • People with food or respiratory allergies. • People suffering from inflammatory bowel disorders, constipation or intestinal infections. infections. Contd… Contd… • People who travel can avoid infections People from foreign food and water by taking probiotics with meals. probiotics • Probiotics can also be given to children and infants to reduce the risk of infection. and Current problems with “probiotics” Current problems with “probiotics” • Extravagant claims without research – Specific species and strain effects • Lack of good manufacturing practices Lack • – Quality assurance • – Label vs content • – Viability of bacterial species • Validated biomarkers for assessing function a...
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2013 for the course FDSC 3587 taught by Professor Mindybrashears during the Spring '12 term at Texas Tech.

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