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Did You Know That Honey Enhances The Production Of Lactic Acid From Bifidobacteria?

Lactic acid bacteria are common starter cultures used by the dairy industry to manufacture fermented dairy products (i.e., yogurt). Honey may be an ideal sweetener for yogurt due to its sugar concentration, pH, and value-added image. The purpose of this … Continue reading

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Did You Know That a Glass of Sour Milk and Honey in the Morning Can be Beneficial?

According to www.benefits-of-honey.com, Bifidobacteria is a group of good, friendly bacteria that are essential for life and good health and particularly important to the health and proper function of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. One way to increase the Bifidobacteria populations … Continue reading

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Honey Research: The Effect of Honey on the Growth of Bifidobacteria

Growth and viability of bifidobacteria in fermented milk can be enhanced significantly by the incorporation of FOS and galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) in milk prior to fermentation.¬†Honey contains a variety of oligosaccharides varying in their degree of polymerization.¬†The unique composition of honey … Continue reading

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