Revista chilena de nutrición
versión On-line ISSN 0717-7518
MANZANO A, Claudia; ESTUPINAN G, Diana y 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.
Palabras clave : Probiotics; clinical effects; digestive function; immune reply; lipid profile.