Effect of traditional leafy vegetables on the growth of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria.

@article{Kassim2014EffectOT,
  title={Effect of traditional leafy vegetables on the growth of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria.},
  author={Muhammad Arshad Kassim and Himansu Baijnath and Bharti Odhav},
  journal={International journal of food sciences and nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={65 8},
  pages={977-80}
}
Traditional leafy vegetables, apart from being a staple in the diet of most of sub-Saharan Africa, are an essential part of traditional medicine and are used daily by traditional healers in the region to treat a wide variety of ailments. In this study, a batch culture technique was used to investigate whether 25 infusions from 22 traditional leafy vegetables stimulated the growth of Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Lactobacillus lactis, Lactobacillus reuteri and Bifidobacterium longum in pure culture… CONTINUE READING