30 April 2006

Probiotic info from Holland

Posted in Probiotic, Uncategorized at 11:59 am by urbanwild

From Holland we have:

Gut Flora: independent, reliable information on probiotics

Their goals: “The foundation ‘Gut flora in health and disease’ strives to be the European knowledge centre in the area of gut flora and probiotics.

Has a some links to articles on the ‘net


Probiotic bacteria aids digestion

Posted in Media, Probiotic at 12:56 am by urbanwild

I'm tracking stories about probiotics. Friendly microorganisms can be a benefit to both people and the planet.

A health dividend without side-effects
By Jane Clarke, The Times nutritionist

THE development of a flatulence-free bean should be a comfort to the tens of thousands of Britons who suffer from digestive problems, but could also bring health benefits to a wider public.

The Venezuelan research is part of continuing studies into the use of what are known as probiotic bacteria to aid digestion. The scientists fermented one such bacterium, Lactobacillus casei, with the beans to decrease the proportion of soluble fibre, a cause of flatulence.

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