Definitions for "Acidophilus"
A bacterium present in yoghurt, and in the colon of infants; of therapeutic value in preventing the overgrowth of opportunistic and / or ptentially pathogenic bacteria and fungi.
A friendly bacteria found in the digestive system which combats the activities of invading micro-organisms associated with food poisoning and other infections.
Acidophilus is a normal and important inhabitant of healthy human intestines. It can help control the growth of undesirable microorganisms entering the digestive system. In addition, research indicates Acidophilus can improve the digestion of lactose. Acidophilus helps prevent chronic constipation and improves digestion.
Keywords:  botany, ecology
Botany - Ecology