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Probiotics And Prebiotics: What’s The Difference? – Infographic

Probiotics And Prebiotics – Infographic This wonderdull detailed graphic explnation helps understanding the difference between Probiotics And Prebiotics. Credit and thanks go to the professional team at PositiveHealthWellness.com (direct link).

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Children and Probiotics

When do Children and Probiotics Meet? Probiotics are live microorganisms which, when ingested in adequate amounts, have a beneficial effect on the consumer’s health. Interest in probiotics is increasing as their role in health is better understood. Infants are born …

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Storage and Refrigeration of Probiotics

Probiotics Storage: Should I Keep Probiotic Supplements under Refrigeration? Demand is great among consumers for foods that are perceived as part of a healthy lifestyle. Expectations are high for foods that don’t just provide nutrients and satisfy hunger, but also …

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Side Effects of Probiotics

What are the Side Effects of Probiotics? Most people use probiotics without any adverse effects. Side effects are uncommon. Some people do get flatulence and minor stomach discomfort when they first start using probiotics, but those effects gradually subside. These …

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Old Age and Probiotics

Old Age and Probiotics Life expectancy has increased substantially over the last few decades. Unfortunately, good health in later years has not increased with it. Instead, there’s a longer period of time in which health is deteriorating and functional impairment …

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Probiotic Food and Probiotic Supplements

Probiotic Food vs. Probiotic Supplements Probiotics are living microorganisms, which, when consumed in adequate amounts, provide health benefits. They are available in a variety of forms. There are two broad categories: foods and supplements. They have different qualities and characteristics, …

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History and Future of Probiotics

The History of Probiotics Probiotics are living microorganisms, usually bacteria, which are found naturally in the human digestive system. The microorganisms have essential roles in digestion, absorption of nutrients and augmentation of the body’s immune system. Probiotics occur naturally in …

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Lactobacillus and Acidophilus

Probiotics Explained: What are lactobacillus and acidophilus? Lactobacillus is a type of bacteria which has many different species. They are the most-studied, best-understood, of the microorganisms known as probiotics. Lactobacillus is a normal, essential, inhabitant of the gastrointestinal system, and …

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