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Probiotics . Georgietta Kuhn Barbara Elledge Madeline Sampson Lauren Jansen Danielle Orr. Probiotics. Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host (World Health Organization). Interaction w/ parent helps develop gut microbiota

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probiotics

Probiotics

Georgietta Kuhn

Barbara Elledge

Madeline Sampson

Lauren Jansen

Danielle Orr

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Probiotics

Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host (World Health Organization)

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Interaction w/ parent helps develop gut microbiota
  • Important to create and maintain healthy flora throughout lifetime
  • Diverse flora help reduce pathogens
  • Yogurt containing live cultures can improve lactose digestion
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Probiotics can be used as a natural supplement to replenish naturally occurring bacteria in the body.
common probiotic products
Common Probiotic Products
  • Yogurt
  • Frozen Yogurts
  • Smoothies
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Cheese
common forms of probiotics
Common Forms of Probiotics
  • Bifidus Regularis
  • Lactobacillius Casei
  • Lactobacillius Acidophilus
  • Bacillus Coagulans
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Probiotics are said to aid in digestion and significantly reduce diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease and in worse cases cancer.
common advertising claims for probiotics
Common Advertising Claims for Probiotics
  • Prevention and treatment of diarrhea and urogenital infections.
  • Digestive system balanced
  • Boost natural defenses
  • Keep you regular
  • Increase amount of good natural bacteria in digestive system
  • Alleviation of infectious diseases in children and other high risk groups
rejections to these claims
Rejections to these Claims
  • Not enough evidence to make such claims
  • Example: Activia    -Not enough of the bacteria to make any kind of effect on the health of the individual
fao who guidelines
FAO/WHO Guidelines
  • Labels: genus, species, and strain designation
  • Not mislead the consumer
  • Shelf-life
  • Suggested serving size
  • Proper storage conditions
  • Corporate contact details
do probiotics help improve certain health conditions
Do Probiotics help improve certain health conditions?
  • Bacillus Coagulans, a probiotic strain, has been proven to reduce symptoms of IBS.
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The study showed that IBS sufferers that took BangenBC30 (containing Bacillus Coagulans) had significant reductions in abdominal pain and bloating.