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- de Almada, Caroline N., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Trends in food science & technology 2016 v.58 pp. 96-114
- bioactive properties; foods; gastrointestinal system; health status; probiotics; shelf life
- ... The classical definition of probiotics indicates “they are live microorganisms which, when ingested in adequate amounts can provide health benefits to the host”. These benefits are provided due to interactions between the probiotics and the gastrointestinal microbiota and immunological system. On the other hand, non-viable probiotics have been known as “ghost probiotics”, “postbiotics” and “inacti ...