Next level postbiotics

Postbiotics

These are the water soluble, non-living microbial cell products, fractions, lysates or metabolites obtained from microorganisms possessing biological activity (Patel and Denning 2013). It has various advantages over probiotics (Aguilar-Toalá et al., 2018).

Advantages
  • Biological activity in non-viable state
  • Lower chance for microbial translocation
  • Lower chance for microbial infection
  • Improved inflammatory defence
  • Favourable physiochemical properties (solubility)
  • Favorable pharmacokinetic properties (absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion)