Probiotics as modulators of the gut flora.

  title={Probiotics as modulators of the gut flora.},
  author={Laura J Fooks and Glenn R M Gibson},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  volume={88 Suppl 1},
Probiotic ingestion can be recommended as a preventative approach to maintaining the balance of the intestinal microflora and thereby enhance 'well-being'. Research into the use of probiotic intervention in specific illnesses and disorders has identified certain patient populations that may benefit from the approach. Undoubtedly, probiotics will vary in their efficacy and it may not be the case that the same results occur with all species. Those that prove most efficient will likely be strains… CONTINUE READING
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