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2009-10-05 09:23:46

Functional food is the food industry's fastest-growing product group, its leading products including dairy products which contain probiotics, that is, bacteria promoting health.

2009-07-28 10:01:00

MADISON, Wis., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's health environment, harmful cold and flu strains can travel the globe and pose serious risk to young children.

2009-07-21 08:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Probiotics Council (GPC), a committee established in 2004 by DANONE and Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd., announced the two recipients of the annual Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO) today.

2009-07-08 12:00:00

BOSTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- An emerging body of scientific research about probiotics was presented today at the academic conference, "Protective Nutrients, Are They Here To Stay?" an annual Harvard Medical School Division of Nutrition Annual Postgraduate Nutrition Symposium.

2009-06-30 05:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- YoCream International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: YOCM.PK) is pleased to announce new YoCream High Culture(TM) Frozen Yogurt with L.

2009-05-29 11:21:00

TORRANCE, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a new study published in the journal Molecular Systems Biology show probiotics have a tangible effect on metabolism. Researchers from Imperial College London and Nestle Research Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, fed mice two different strains of probiotics, Lactobacillus paracasei and Lactobacillus rhamnosus.

2009-05-27 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A growing body of research was presented at the symposium, "The Health Benefits of Probiotics" at the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) 37th Annual Conference.

2009-05-08 13:25:18

Women given probiotics -- good bacteria -- in the first trimester of their pregnancy had less belly fat one year after giving birth, Finnish researchers said. Kirsi Laitinen of the University of Turku in Finland presented her findings at the European Congress on Obesity in Amsterdam.

2009-05-07 11:20:52

One year after giving birth, women were less likely to have the most dangerous kind of obesity if they had been given probiotics from the first trimester of pregnancy, found new research that suggests manipulating the balance of bacteria in the gut may help fight obesity.

2009-04-27 10:53:00

TORRANCE, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new research reported in the journal Gut Pathogens, supplements of Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota may ease symptoms of anxiety in people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).


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2011-04-18 21:52:41

Lactobacillus acidophilus is a species in the genus Lactobacillus. It is a homo-fermentative species, fermenting sugars into lactic acid, which grows readily at rather low pH values and has an optimum growth temperature of 37 °C. It occurs naturally in the human and animal gastrointestinal tract, mouth, and vagina. Some strains have probiotic characteristics. Strains are commercially used in many dairy products. It is part of the normal vaginal flora and the acid it produces can help...

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