Acidophilus - the product obtained by fermentation of cow's milk, pre pasteurization
at temperatures below 32-33 degrees Celsius. The process of fermentation lasts for 10 hours, with the participation of special bacteria that contribute to this process. Lactobacillus acidophilus is normally used, but can be applied and other microorganisms (lactic streptococci or kefir fungus).
Upon completion of the cooking process, it is a product similar to yogurt, but has a tangy taste and thick texture. To improve the taste in acidophilus add sugar and a variety of juices.
Useful properties acidophilus
Benefits acidophilus is caused by enzymatic digestion of lactose, which allows the product is better absorbed in the digestive tract of humans. By itself, the lactose (milk sugar) does not bear harm if the gastrointestinal tract of a human allocates enough of the enzyme lactase, which digests lactose. But if the enzyme is released is not enough, the symptoms of gastrointestinal disorders: nausea, bloating, diarrhea and vomiting. The use of acidophilus in reasonable quantities exclude such situations.
But etimpolza acidophilus is not limited. Lactobacillus acidophilus, which is the basis of the leaven of acidophilus releases antibiotics that are able to inhibit pathogens gastrointestinal tract. Because of Lactobacillus acidophilus, normal microflora of the intestines and stomach, which positively affects the overall health and well-being.
Furthermore, acidophilus contains vitamins C, A and PP, as well as minerals such as molybdenum, phosphorus, magnesium, iron and calcium.
Acidophilus has a low caloric value, which is about 59 kcal per 100 g of product. This indicator allows you to include acidophilus in the diet of people who are overweight and obese, in the preparation of complex diets. It must be remembered that different types of acidophilus caloric may vary significantly. The determining factor is the fat content of the beverage. The higher the fat content, the higher the energy value of acidophilus. Detailed information on the calorie content is usually indicated on the package.
In the opinion of acidophilus is perfect for baby food. The fact that Lactobacillus acidophilus relates to a child's normal intestinal microflora, and regular intake acidophilus maintains the desired number of species of bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract of the growing organism.
Good reviews acidophilus observed after long-term use of antibiotics. Most of antibacterial drugs on a par with pathogens and destroy beneficial microflora required to complete the work of the intestine. Fast and effective restoration of normal microflora when using this product in the diet is very important for a fulfilling life and health.
great for residents of large cities supply, the environmental situation leaves much to be desired. Acidophilus by normalizing bowel affects the formation of the immune system and protects the individual against various infectious diseases.
Damage from acidophilus occurs only occasionally, but we must remember that such situations can occur. As a rule, the damage from the acidophilus is shown at his immoderate consumption or individual intolerance. By eating this product, may increase the acidity of gastric contents, which is manifested by heartburn, and abdominal discomfort.
If an allergic reaction to acidophilus, it usually manifests itself as punctate or patchy rash. Also, should refrain from the use of acidophilus for people suffering from gastritis with high acidity - this product will enhance it even more.