Over 2,300 years ago Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” Scientists are now beginning to unravel the link between the gut, inflammation and a wide range of central nervous system disorders.
While Today’s Dietitian listed “Probiotic Push” as one of the hot nutrition trends for 2016, their synergistic partners, prebiotics, have not gained as much traction with either consumers or health professionals.
You know about 'live and active' cultures, and you can't avoid the talk about probiotics. The organisms used to make and enhance fermented dairy foods have specific characteristics and functions. Here's a refresher course.
Consumers are pretty savvy. Many know that probiotics promote a healthy gut. But delivering probiotics at the right level in yogurt is easier said than done. The cultures used in processing can affect the viability of probiotic bacteria.
Jintan is a NSF-cGMP-certified Japanese specialty seamless capsule maker, producing patented round 3-layer seamless capsules that offer stomach acid resistance to insure live probiotics release in the gut.
Someday, science may show that particular prebiotic, probiotic, and synbiotic ingredients help prevent certain age-related disorders and lengthen lives. Although the anti-aging effects of pre- and probiotics are plausible, supporting science is scant and inconclusive to date. However, scientists have developed several hypotheses about how aging may alter the intestinal microbiome and how certain pre- and probiotics may help prevent or reverse these changes.