Why are most of the probiotic bacteria made up of Gram-positive bacteria but not Gram-negative bacteria?
Can you name a Bangladeshi food that may act as a probiotic supplement? Explain its health benefits and briefly.
Research shows most of microorganisms regarded as probiotics are gram positive including Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium as the main species.
An example of a probiotic supplement in Bangladesh is yoghurt. Its health benefits include boosting the immune system, plays a vital role in promoting gut health by regulating digestive system, decreasing diarrhea, bloating and constipation. There is also an increase of microflora that are beneficial in the intestinal tract.