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  • Probiotics In Medicine

    Probiotics are live organisms that confer a health benefit on the host when administered. The live organism to function in the gut needs to surpass the gastric juices and bile exposure the gastrointestinal (GI). It must thrive and multiply in the digestive tract, be safe, effective and maintain its potency for is shelf life to function. Many probiotic products come in yogurt, fermented milk, powder/capsule, or beverages. Different strains of micro-organisms are used for various functions such as, for the relief or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), lowering of serum cholesterol, immunity, constipation, and treating antibiotic associated diarrhea (AAD). The purpose of this paper is to learn whether probiotics are in fact effective in treating…

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  • CASP Systemic Review Checklist

    This study was appraised using the CASP systemic review checklist to determine the validity of the study. The review had a clearly defined problem that was easily discernible. The intervention that was used for the purpose of this review was probiotics as a method to minimize AAD. Additionally, the authors of the study used the appropriate type of papers to include in the systematic review. Only RCTs were included in the review. The population identified were adults and children who had been…

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  • Role Of Gut Microbiota In Therapeutic Effect Of

    metabolism. They attempted to modulate the dietary to alter different kinds of classical probiotics such as Lactobacillus and Bifobacterium strains and prebiotic for helping to explore the role of gut microbiota in therapeutic effects of metabolic disorders (18). There are some evidences demonstrated that the gut microbiota can reduce the risk of metabolic disease effectively, but there are still very limited studies in animal and human subjects associated with the gut microbiota in therapeutic…

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  • Lactobacillus: Gastrointestinal Virus

    Lactobacillus is the most commonly used bacterial species (Swyers et al. 2008). A study conducted by Al Jassim et al. recorded that several species of Lactobacillus were located throughout the equine gastrointestinal tract. This concludes that these microbes have the ability to adapt to pH changes and survive in different environments. L. mucosae and L. salivarius were found to be the most abundant. L. salivarius, specifically, was cultured from the stomach, colon, and rectum, suggesting its…

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  • Everyday Foundations Of Wellness Essay

    out of... 1. MULTI-VITAMIN (TIME-RELEASED) I SUGGEST VEGETARIAN TYPE 2. 5xs purified Triple Strength Fish Oil (3000 mg omega-3 ) Daily 3. Probiotic at least 50 - 100 billion cfus 4. Super Digestive Enzymes 391gm complex 5. Proper Protein for gaining ,maintaining, or loading weight... First off number 1 , why because I 'm sure there are some of you who say I want everything natural, the sceptical mindset of course, but that means you may be eating 7-10 a day on perfect schedule.…

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  • The Benefits Of Probiotics

    Probiotics are the new buzz words these days, simply because we are learning more about their incredible benefits to digestive health and applying the knowledge to ward off illnesses and lead to longer, more productive lives. Probiotics are typically used in the same sentence (or two) with our immune system; the relationship between both are inextricably linked and they function together to keep our internal systems in check. This is mainly due to there being 70% of our immune system in the…

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  • Probiotic GOS Essay

    Biotechnology and probiotic GOS (Galacto-oligo-saccharides) INTRODUCTION What are Prebiotics? Prebiotics are commonly defined as non- digestible polysaccharides and oligosaccharides. These prebiotics enhance the growth of beneficial bacteria like lactic acid bacteria in intestinal tract and also exert antagonistic property against some other species like salmonella sp. or E. coli. Some scientist also defined other properties of prebiotics; which includes resistance to gastric activity,…

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  • Probiotic Cream Case Study

    Cream may have the potential for use as a probiotic carrier because it provides an excellent environment for probiotic bacteria, with the added advantage of having nutritional value.Fatty Acids composition in fermented synbiotic cream, containing one of the two probiotic bacteria ( Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei ) and inulin (0,1.5, 3%) was evaluated during 30 days for the the15-day interval at 4±1 °C. All chemical characterization were affected by the probiotic bacteria strain…

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  • Are The 5.3 Responses To Probiotic Bacteria And Probiota?

    5.3 Responses to probiotic bacteria and microbiota Pathogenic bacteria are not the only bacteria that elicit immune responses in the intestine as probiotic bacteria have also been tested as a food supplement to improve fish health. Few studies have evaluated the impact and regulation of Igs after probiotic administration. Most of these studies showed an increase in IgM secretion and/or expression after probiotic administration (Picchietti et al., 2007; Sun et al., 2010). However, a…

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  • Why Are Probiotics Are More Important Than Good Bacteria

    are actually good for you?.. Good bacteria, called Probiotics, are friendly to the human body, and actually are very important to have inside of us. While many of us have heard of probiotics some people are still unsure or even confused as to exactly what they are and what they do. I have been asked number of times to provide some clarity on this subject. The following is a Q & A of the most common questions about probiotics. These are some of the questions that I have been asked over the…

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