Stimulatory role of grape pomace polyphenols on Lactobacillus acidophilus growth.

  title={Stimulatory role of grape pomace polyphenols on Lactobacillus acidophilus growth.},
  author={Deisy Hervert-Hern{\'a}ndez and Concepci{\'o}n Pintado and Rafael Rotger and Isabel Go{\~n}i},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  volume={136 1},
Grape pomace is a natural product rich in dietary fiber and polyphenols. A major part of dietary polyphenols is not absorbed in the small intestine and can interact with colonic microbiota. The influence of grape polyphenols on Lactobacillus acidophilus CECT 903 growth was investigated through agar diffusion assays and cultures in liquid media. Grape phenolic extracts and some standards of phenolic compounds (caffeic acid, gallic acid, tannic acid, catechin, epicatechin, and quercetin) were… CONTINUE READING
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