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Probiotic Beverages

      The World Health Organization defines probiotics as “live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host”.
      Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and World Health Organization
      Guidelines for the Evaluation of Probiotics in Food.
      This book opens with how probiotics have been included in beverages for more than 6,000 years, with many cultural versions now used worldwide. Ranging from fermented yak milk to drinkable yogurt or kombucha fermented tea, probiotic drinks encompass a wide array of dairy and nondairy options.
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      REFERENCE

        • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and World Health Organization
        Guidelines for the Evaluation of Probiotics in Food.
        WHO, 2002