Probiotics, Prebiotics, And Synbiotics: Bioactive Foods In Health Promotion

Hardcover | October 8, 2015

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Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics: Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion reviews and presents new hypotheses and conclusions on the effects of different bioactive components of probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotics to prevent disease and improve the health of various populations. Experts define and support the actions of bacteria; bacteria modified bioflavonoids and prebiotic fibrous materials and vegetable compounds. A major emphasis is placed on the health-promoting activities and bioactive components of probiotic bacteria. Offers a novel focus on synbiotics, carefully designed prebiotics probiotics combinations to help design functional food and nutraceutical products Discusses how prebiotics and probiotics are complementary and can be incorporated into food products and used as alternative medicines Defines the variety of applications of probiotics in health and disease resistance and provides key insights into how gut flora are modified by specific food materials Includes valuable information on how prebiotics are important sources of micro-and macronutrients that modify body functions

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Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics: Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion reviews and presents new hypotheses and conclusions on the effects of different bioactive components of probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotics to prevent disease and improve the health of various populations. Experts define and support the actions of bacteria; ...

Ronald R. Watson, Ph.D., attended the University of Idaho but graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, with a degree in chemistry in 1966. He earned his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Michigan State University in 1971. His postdoctoral schooling in nutrition and microbiology was completed at the Harvard School of Public Heal...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:938 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 8, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Prebiotics in Health Promotion

1. Prebiotics and probiotics: An assessment of their safety and health benefits

2. Pre- and Probiotic Supplementation in Ruminant Livestock Production

3. Prebiotic addition in dairy products: processing and health benefits

4. Low lactose Prebiotic-enriched milk

5. Intestinal microbiota in breast-fed infants: insights into infant-associated bifidobacteria and human milk glycans

6. Probiotics and Prebiotics for Promoting Health: via Gut Microbiota

7. Prebiotics in human milk and in infant formulas

8. Prebiotics and Probiotics in infant nutrition

9. Synthesis of Prebiotic Galactooligosaccharides: Science and Technology

10. Prebiotics as protectants of lactic acid bacteria

11. Prebiotic agave fructans and immune aspects

12. Prebiotic use in children

13. Structural characteristics and prebiotic effects of lotus seed resistant starch

Part 2: Probiotics in Food

14. Probiotic Lactobacillus strains from Iranian traditional cheeses

15. Safety of Probiotic Bacteria

16. Stressors and food environment: towards strategies to improve robustness and stress tolerance in probiotic

17. Effect of food composition on probiotic bacteria viability

18. Probiotics and antibiotic use

19. Multistrain Probiotics: the present forward the future

20. Production of Probiotic Cultures and Their Incorporation into Foods

21. Prebiotics and Other Microbial Manipulations in Fish Feeds: Prospective Update of Health benefits

22. Current and future applications of bacterial extracellular polysaccharides

23. Probiotic and prebiotic dairy desserts

24. Lactobacillus paracasei-enriched vegetables containing health promoting molecules

25. Probiotics from the olive microbiota

26. Kimchi (Korean fermented vegetables) as a probiotic food

27. Probiotics as potential adsorbent of aflatoxin

Part 3: Synbiotics: Production, Application, and Health Promotion

28. Beta-glucans and synbiotics

29. Probiotics and synbiotics in lactating mothers

30. Symbiotics and the immune system

31. Synbiotics and immunization against H9N2 Avian influenza virus

32. Probiotics, prebiotics, synbiotics and foodborne illness

33. In vitro screening and evaluation of synbiotics

34. Synbiotics and infantile acute gastroenteritis

35. Symbiotics, probiotics and fiber diet in diverticular disease

36. Gut Microbiota: Impact of Probiotics, Prebiotics, Synbiotics, Pharmabiotics and Postbiotics on Human Health

37. Potential benefits of probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotic on the intestinal microbiota of the elderly

38. Synbiotics in gastrointestinal surgery

39. Probiotics, Prebiotics, Synbiotics and other strategies to modulate the gut microbiota in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

40. Gut microbiota & IBS

41. Synbiotics: a new strategy to improve immune system from gut to the peripheral sites

42. Probiotics and prebiotics for prevention of viral respiratory tract infections

43. Synbiotics in the Intensive Care Unit

44. Properties of probiotic bacteria: a proteomic approach

45. Symbiotic organisms and gut epithelial homeostasis

46. Non prebiotic actions of prebiotics

Part 4: Probiotics in Health

47. Probiotics and physical strength

48. Probiotics in Invasive Candidiasis

49. Probiotics and usage in bacterial vaginosis

50. Evidence and rational for probiotics to prevent infections in the elderly

51. Probiotics usage in childhood Helicobacter pylori infection

52. Lipoic acid function and its safety in Multiple sclerosis

53. Probiotics and health: What publication rate on probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics implies?

54. The Cholesterol lowering effects of probiotic bacteria on lipid metabolism

55. The Use of Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Synbiotics in the Critically Ill

56. Gynecological health and probiotics

Part 5: Probiotics and Chronic Diseases

57. Probiotics in inflamatory bowel diseases and cancer prevention

58. Resistant starch as a bioactive compound in Colorectal Cancer prevention

59. Probiotics in cancer prevention, updating the evidence

60. Cardiovascular Health and Disease Prevention: Association with Foodborne Pathogens and Potential Benefits of Probiotics

61. Probiotics usage in heart disease and psychiatry

62. Intestinal microbiota and susceptibility to viral infections. Role of probiotics.

63. Probiotics and usage in urinary tract infection

64. Probiotics: immunomodulatory properties in allergy and eczema

65. Prebiotics and Probiotics for the Prevention and Treatment of Food Allergy

66. Prebiotics and probiotics for the prevention and treatment of allergic asthma

67. Amelioration of Helicobacter pylori induced PUD by probiotic lactic acid bacteria