|March 6, 2014||
Defining Potency and Efficacy in Probiotics
Evidence supporting the value of probiotics to human health is mounting. What is generally less understood is how probiotics work and what factors impact their potency and bioavailability in the body. For example, it is commonly thought that exposure to heat is the number one threat to probiotic potency. While there is some truth to this, there are also many other factors crucial to their efficacy and many are much more important than heat exposure.
Here’s what you’ll learn: