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Transit time is the time it takes for a substance to pass through the gut. The major part of the transit is spent in the large bowel is therefore mainly a colonic event. It has been observed that slow transit time is associated with high prevalence of large bowel disorders. The objectives of this study is to:
- determine the effect on mean transit time after 2 weeks intake of a investigational products using radio-opaque sulphate impregnated polyethylene pellets as markers.
- determine effect of investigational products on total symptom score according to Bristol Stool Form (BSF)
- determine effect of investigational products in gastrointestinal symptoms
- determine safety of intake of the investigational products
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Cultura L casei F19, acidophilus La5 , B lactis Bb 12, Yoghurt without probiotics
Good Food Practice
Good Food Practice, Sweden
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:39-0400
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A species of gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria isolated from the intestinal tract of humans and animals, the human mouth, and vagina. This organism produces the fermented product, acidophilus milk.
Live microbial DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS which beneficially affect the host animal by improving its intestinal microbial balance. Antibiotics and other related compounds are not included in this definition. In humans, lactobacilli are commonly used as probiotics, either as single species or in mixed culture with other bacteria. Other genera that have been used are bifidobacteria and streptococci. (J. Nutr. 1995;125:1401-12)
A slightly acid milk food produced by fermentation due to the combined action of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Streptococcus thermophilus.
A beverage made from cow's milk fermented by LACTIC ACID-producing bacteria, especially LACTOCOCCUS LACTIS and LACTOBACILLUS BULGARICUS.
A 34-amino acid polypeptide antibiotic produced by Streptococcus lactis. It has been used as a food preservative in canned fruits and vegetables, and cheese.
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