Vol. 7, Issue 2 (2019)
Probiotics for the prevention of human diseases
Author(s): Mohammad Shahid Masroor, Shagufta Parween, Mohammad Salim
Abstract: While the human gastrointestinal microflora is getting a lot of attention these days due to alteration causing dysbiosis, the probiotics have been reported to heal this altered microbiota without any harm. These probiotics are live bacteria or yeasts found in fermented foods that when consumed in adequate amounts take residence in the human gut and improves our overall health. Therefore, they are often called as good bacteria because they help to keep our gut healthy. The present paper discusses the various ailments and diseases which are being cured with the use of probiotics in the light of recent researches done so far.