So, these "the little ones", who are they?

The concept of probiotics was first introduced in the 20th century by Noble prize winner, Elie Metchnikoff (1845-1916). 

He himself introduced in his diet sour milk fermented with bacteria he called “Bulgarian Bacillus”, later called as “Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp.” and found his health benefited. The root of the word ‘ probiotic’ comes from the Greek word pro, meaning “promoting” and biotic, meaning “life”.


The microbes that live on or in your body make up your microbiome — what microbiologist Martin Blaser of the NYU School of Medicine defines as “all the organisms that call us home, that live in us and that interact with each other and with ourselves.” But just how many tiny inhabitants call our body home?  The answer may surprise you.

Prebiotics, Probiotics, & Synbiotics

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