Complied by an expert editorial team with noteworthy and remarkable experience, this book covers technological aspects related to probiotics, not only in terms of delivery modes but also in terms of protection technologies. It includes discussions of their therapeutic and physiologic implications and benefits, and provides a contemporary update and a holistic review of the topic. It focuses on the technological aspects of probiotic products, brings together the information needed for their successful development, and examines the international picture regarding regulatory issues.
Probiotic bacteria: from science to consumers benefit
Gastrointestinal tract: microflora and transit aspects
Probiotics and their therapeutic role
Food as vehicles of probiotics
Immobilization and microencapsulation of probiotics
Development of probiotic dosage forms
Guidelines and Regulations