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Microbial minefield? Functional formulation with prebiotics and probiotics

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Microbial minefield? Functional formulation with prebiotics and probiotics

By Nathan Gray

Interest in the use of probiotics and prebiotics as ingredients in food continues to grow, as consumers and industry look for microbiome-friendly foods. But just how doe these ingredients impact food development and, in particular, the texture of foods?

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Review: Postbiotics show promise, even if method of action is unclear

By Hank Schultz

The use of postbiotics could be an attractive alternative to prebiotics in immunocompromised children and adults, according to a recent review. But the lack of a definition of the term is still a complicating factor in determining effectiveness, the...

Sell-out: Leading experts in the industry take part in the closing 'Big Debate' at Probiota 2019.

Early Bird Deadline Is Tonight

Don't Miss Out: Probiota 2020 early bird tickets end today!

By Nathan Gray

After its sell-out 2019 edition in Copenhagen, Probiota will be heading to Dublin in February 2020. Check out the key themes and outline agenda for the leading probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome event … and register now for the three-day festival of...

Ground lentils may have big promise as a new ingredient in probiotic dairy products, say the researchers

Lentils promise growth in probiotic yoghurts

By Nathan Gray

Green lentils have been shown to enhance the growth beneficial bacteria in probiotic yoghurt products, and may even offer added shelf life protection, according to new research.

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