What are the market data for probiotics in France in 2021 ? References Pictures: Freepik Actif's
More and more scientific papers are highlighting the health benefits of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT). The administration of stool from a healthy individual into the digestive tract of a person with a pathology related to the gut microbiota has shown very interesting results. It is even recognised as a treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. But did you know that it offers hope for limiting the effects of ageing? Eternal youth has always fascinated humanity. In a society where we are gaining years of life thanks to medical progress, aging without looking old or being sick is the quest of [...]
If Candida albicans had an identity card, what would it look like?
Alternance Assistant Qualité, à pourvoir en Septembre 2022 (durée minimale d’un an). L’entreprise Exden EXDEN, dont le siège est situé à Carquefou (44) près de Nantes, est une société spécialisée dans le développement et la fabrication de compléments alimentaires à base de probiotiques. Intervenant sur un marché dynamique et innovant, nous accompagnons nos clients, Français et Étrangers, depuis la formulation et le développement jusqu’à la livraison du produit fini. Description de l’alternance qualité Dans le cadre d'un développement d'activité, et sous la responsabilité de notre chargée d’assurance qualité, vous participerez activement à diverses missions du service qualité. Vos missions qualité - [...]
If Clostridium difficile had an identity card, what would it look like?
You may be already familiar with the microbiota, an organ that is the subject of so much research and is involved in several health phenomena. But do you know the microbiome? How is it defined? How is it different from the microbiota? Microbiota and microbiome: Two similar yet different words Although they sound similar, the two words do not have the same meaning. A recent study (Berg et al., 2020) highlights the distinctions between microbiota and microbiome. The microbiota is defined as all the micro-organisms living on or inside a living being. It consists mainly of bacteria, but also fungi, viruses, [...]
If Helicobacter pylori had an identity card, what would it look like?
Ground, bean, pod or capsule, coffee is one of the most consumed drinks in the world. However, is this drink beneficial or harmful to health, especially to the gut microbiota? Astrid Nehlig, research director at INSERM*, has carried out a review of the scientific literature published in Nutrients, on the impact of coffee on the gastrointestinal tract. No less than 194 publications were analyzed! In this article, we will only focus on its beneficial effects on digestion and the intestinal microbiota. Coffee to help you digest According to Astrid Nehlig's findings, moderate coffee consumption (3 to 5 cups per day according [...]
How do we differentiate between postbiotics and paraprobiotics? What are their effects on our health? Reference CUEVAS-GONZALES PF, LICEAGA AM, AGUILAR-TOALA JE. Postbiotics and paraprobiotics: From concepts to applications. Food Res Int. 2020, 146:109502
If Faecalibacterium prausnitzii had a national identity card, what would it look like?