What are postbiotics?
In Japan, they are called Lactobacillus Fermented Extracts. Probiotics are good bacteria that reside in the human intestine and are vital to our health. Over the years, the Latest studies have already found that the major healthy effects of probiotics are from the functional metabolic secretions (postbiotics) secreted by good bacteria ,which including key nutrients such as short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs), small molecule peptides and functional protein. They effectively promote absorption disorders, thus induces various diseases including obesity, constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and immune disorders
Dr. Mitsuoka, who is a world-renowned authority on intestinal bacteriology and has made significant contributions to the advancement of science in yogurt research, with notable accomplishments. said: 「乳酸菌の菌体成分や代謝物質が腸を刺激し、腸内フローラを改善することで「腸替免疫」を活性化させるのですから、代謝産物も重要な成分です。」
Ph.D. in Agriculture Specialized areas:
Professor Tomotari Mitsuoka
Bacterial taxonomy, microbial biology Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo Honorary Scientist, RIKEN