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Probiotics

  1. 1. PROBIOTICS
  2. 2. <ul><li>What is Probiotic </li></ul><ul><li>“ Live microorganisms administered in adequate amounts which confer a beneficial health effect on the host&quot;.   </li></ul><ul><li>Most probiotics are bacteria, which are small, single-celled organisms. </li></ul><ul><li>One yeast - Saccharomyces boulardii - also has been evaluated as a probiotic. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Most probiotic products contain bacteria from the genera </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lactobacillus or Bifidobacterium , </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Escherichia , </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enterococcus , </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bacillus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Saccharomyces (a yeast) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>These all given above marketed as probiotics. </li></ul><ul><li>Some commercial probiotic products which contain Bacillus are incorrectly labeled with a name not recognized by the scientific community, 'Lactobacillus sporogenes'. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Use of Probiotics. <ul><li>For Humans </li></ul><ul><li>:Probiotics can be used for gastric and intestinal illness, alcoholic liver disease </li></ul><ul><li>to enhance both specific and non-specific immune responses </li></ul><ul><li>provide relief for lactose intolerance and reduce bouts of diarrhea, </li></ul><ul><li>blood pressure control </li></ul><ul><li>reduction in total cholesterol and triglycerides. </li></ul><ul><li>reduce the cancer risk </li></ul>Cont.
  5. 5. <ul><li>For cattle and poultry </li></ul><ul><li>: Probiotics applied in the animal/cattle and poultry industry as feed have growth promotion effect and changes in the microbial flora of the feces and intestinal contents of the broiler chicks and pigs. </li></ul><ul><li>Probiotic skin formulations have been launched called canine microbial supplement for healthy skin and improved hair coat. </li></ul>Cont.
  6. 6. <ul><li>For aquaculture </li></ul><ul><li>For making the aquatic environment clean and safe for aquatic life. </li></ul><ul><li>increases the dissolved oxygen in the pond. </li></ul>Cont.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Commercial Probiotic Strains </li></ul><ul><li>The following table lists some commercial probiotic strains currently available. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Cont… Nestlé (Lausanne, Switzerland) L. johnsonii La-1 (same as NCC533 and formerly L. acidophilus La-1) Urex Biotech (London, Ontario, Canada) L. fermentum RC-14 L. rhamnosus GR-1 Danone (Paris, France) L. casei Immunitas Yakult (Tokyo, Japan) L. casei Shirota 1 B. breve strain Yakult 1 Chr. Hansen (Horsholm, Denmark) L. acidophilus LA-1 L. paracasei CRL 431 B. lactis Bb-12 Institut Rosell (Montreal, Canada) L. rhamnosus R0011 L. acidophilus R0052 Snow Brand Milk Products Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) L. acidophilus SBT-2062 1 B. longum SBT-2928 1 Rhodia, Inc. (Madison, WI) L. acidophilus NCFM ® Source Strain
  9. 9. Medipharm (Des Moines, Iowa) L. paracasei F19 Lacteol Laboratory, (Houdan, France) L. acidophilus LB Fonterra (Wellington, New Zealand) B. lactis HN019 (DR10) L. rhamnosus HN001 (DR20) Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (Zama-City, Japan) B. longum BB536 1 University College (Cork, Ireland) L. salivarius UCC118 Essum AB (Umeå, Sweden) L. rhamnosus LB21 Lactococcus lactis L1A Valio Dairy (Helsinki, Finland) L. rhamnosus GG 1 Biogaia (Raleigh, NC) L. reuteri SD2112 Probi AB (Lund, Sweden) L. plantarum 299V L. rhamnosus 271
  10. 10. Probiotic products <ul><li>io-K+ is a live probiotic product that gives your body a significant amount (at least 50 billion cells) of fresh, live and active friendly bacteria. The friendly bacteria help you fight the bad bacteria that we all encounter every day. These friendly bacteria ( Lb. acidophilus & Lb. casei ) help restore your intestinal flora, strengthen your immune system and lower your total cholesterol level. Enjoy your Bio-K+ naturally! </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Bio-K+ Fruity has the same potency and bioactivity as the Bio-K+ Original. Bio-K+ Fruity is a live probiotic product that gives your body a significant amount (at least 50 billion cells) of fresh, live and active friendly bacteria. The friendly bacteria help you fight the bad bacteria that we all encounter every day. These friendly bacteria ( Lb. acidophilus & Lb. casei ) help restore your intestinal flora, strengthen your immune system and lower your total cholesterol level. Enjoy your Bio-K+ with flavor! </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Bio-K+ Dairy Free has the same potency and bioactivity as the Bio-K+ Original. It is soy base, thus contains no milk ingredients. Bio-K+ Dairy Free is a live probiotic product that gives your body a significant amount (at least 50 billion cells) of fresh, live and active friendly bacteria. The friendly bacteria help you fight the bad bacteria that we all encounter every day. These friendly bacteria ( Lb. acidophilus & Lb. casei ) help restore your intestinal flora, strengthen your immune system and lower your total cholesterol level. Enjoy the exotic Mango taste of Bio-K+ Dairy Free! </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>BIO-KAPS Regular Strength </li></ul><ul><li>Deal for traveling or when you're on the go </li></ul><ul><li>Bio-Kaps are easy to take. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy them in the morning with your breakfast. We use only one strain to ensure the highest amount of what research shows to be the most effective intestinal strain, the Lb. </li></ul><ul><li>acidophilus . </li></ul><ul><li>We use only 100% REAL Lb. acidophilus and no other or competing strains. The Bio-Kaps Regular strength ensures 15 Billion Lb. acidophilus per portion. </li></ul>

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