ISAPP (International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics) is a non-profit association dedicated to promoting research into probiotics and prebiotics. It supports research in both these fields and has recently focused its efforts on a new family of biotics: postbiotics. But what is a postbiotic? This term was only defined by ISAPP in 2021, in a field that is still being explored.
What is a postbiotic?
The official definition given by ISAPP is: “a preparation of inanimate microorganisms and/or their components that confers a health benefit on the host“. A solid definition but not so easy to understand when you are neither a biologist nor an expert in human health. That is why ISAPP has produced an educational video to help you find out more.
What is a postbiotic: the ISAPP video
ISAPP’s overall mission is to help the general public understand biotics and their applications in addition to its two other missions: supporting researchers and communicating scientific progress in the microbiota sphere. As part of this educational role, ISAPP has designed a video to answer all your questions simply and effectively:
- What is a postbiotic?
- What are the different biotics?
- What are the issues and effects on health?
- How are they obtained and for what purpose of application?
To accompany our articles already online, check out this short and informative video. No better way than a video to find out everything you need to know, quickly and easily!
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