Viability of bifidobacteria strains in yogurt with added oat beta-glucan and corn starch during cold storage.

Abstract

Probiotics must be consumed at a level of 10(7) CFU/mL for successful colonization of the gut. In yogurts containing beneficial cultures, the survival of probiotic strains can quickly decline below this critical concentration during cold storage. We hypothesized that beta-glucan would increase the viability of bifidobacteria strains in yogurt during cold… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2010.01620.x

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