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Revista chilena de nutrición

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Abstract

MANZANO A, Claudia; ESTUPINAN G, Diana  and  POVEDA E, Elpidia. CLINICAL EFECTS OF PROBIOTICS: WHAT DOES THE EVIDENCE SAYS. Rev. chil. nutr. [online]. 2012, vol.39, n.1, pp.98-110. ISSN 0717-7518.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-75182012000100010.

The scientific advances related to healthy properties of the probiotics have increased in a significant form. It is evident the positive effects on physiological functions. Considering the relevance in these advances, this review presents a summary of the scientific evidence supporting the principal biological effects of the probiotics in digestive function, systemic immune reply and lipid profile, pathologies relevant in the functional food development.

Keywords : Probiotics; clinical effects; digestive function; immune reply; lipid profile.

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