Probiotic Bacteria

Getty Images / Mr_Microbes

Host genetics, gut microbiota play role in MS severity: Mouse study

By Danielle Masterson

Scientists have found that the state of the gut microbiome is often altered in those with chronic conditions, which has further spurred the popularity of probiotics to restore the gut microbiome. However, researchers from the University of Vermont (UVM)...

Microbial minefield? Functional formulation with prebiotics and probiotics

Editor's Spotlight

Microbial minefield? Functional formulation with prebiotics and probiotics

By Nathan Gray

Interest in the use of probiotics and prebiotics as ingredients in food continues to grow, as consumers and industry look for microbiome-friendly foods. But just how doe these ingredients impact food development and, in particular, the texture of foods?

Getty Images

Archive article of the week

Review: Postbiotics show promise, even if method of action is unclear

By Hank Schultz

The use of postbiotics could be an attractive alternative to prebiotics in immunocompromised children and adults, according to a recent review. But the lack of a definition of the term is still a complicating factor in determining effectiveness, the...

Spotlight

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers