Probiotics: an overview of beneficial effects

@article{Ouwehand2004ProbioticsAO,
  title={Probiotics: an overview of beneficial effects},
  author={A. Ouwehand and S. Salminen and E. Isolauri},
  journal={Antonie van Leeuwenhoek},
  year={2004},
  volume={82},
  pages={279-289}
}
Food products fermented by lactic acid bacteria have long been used for their proposed health promoting properties. In recent years, selected probiotic strains have been thoroughly investigated for specific health effects. Properties like relief of lactose intolerance symptoms and shortening of rotavirus diarrhoea are now widely accepted for selected probiotics. Some areas, such as the treatment and prevention of atopy hold great promise. However, many proposed health effects still need… Expand
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