Journal of Probiotics & Health

Journal of Probiotics & Health
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8901

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Yuan Kun Lee

Yuan Kun Lee
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine,
5 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117597

  • Mini Review
    Personalized Probiotics Based on Phenotypes and Dietary Habit: A Critical Evaluation
    Author(s): Yuan Kun LeeYuan Kun Lee

    It is now established that probiotics are strain-dependent, to further advance the concept of probiotic in the maintenance of health and treatment of dysbiosis, the scope of personalized probiotics need to be defined. Currently, probiotic products are marketed worldwide, with the assumption that probiotics with demonstrated health effects work on all people, irrespective of the genetic (ethnicity), environment (geographical location), dietary habit and life style. The effectiveness of probiotics are determined by 1) interactions with prevailing gastrointestinal (GI) commensal microbes, in promoting the establishment of beneficial microbes and elimination of pathogens, 2) Interaction with the host, in achieving a desirable probiotic effect, 3) Interaction with diet, to survive, proliferate and colonize GI, albeit temporary, and in the production of beneficial bioactive metabolites, such a.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-8901.1000205

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