Role of Probiotics in Human and Animal Health Review
Rashid M* and Sultana M
Faculty of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu, RS Pura 181102, Jammu and Kashmir, India
- Rashid M
Faculty of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu
RS Pura 181102, Jammu and Kashmir, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received March 29, 2016; Accepted April 26, 2016; Published April 30, 2016
Citation: Rashid M, Sultana M (2016) Role of Probiotics in Human and Animal Health Review. J Prob Health 4:148. doi:10.4172/2329-8901.1000148
Copyright: ©2016 Rashid M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Probiotics as “Live microorganisms administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host". The use of probiotics is not a new invention but in fact it exists in our traditional food such as preparation of Dahi, Yoghurt, Koumis, Leben, different types of cheese, beverages, alcoholic products etc., since time immemorial. Several scientists proved their role in disease prevention, improvement in feed control, increase in growth, production, raising of immune mechanism etc. Since that time the list of probiotics and their role in human, birds and animal health is increasing day by day. This article explores some of the important aspects in the role of probiotics in human and animal health.