acidophilus : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a bacterium that is used to make yogurt and to supplement probiotics

  • The cellulose-digesting bacteria are of the aciduric group, akin to the Lactobacillus acidophilus of Bulgarian buttermilk, which (some scientists think) helps un usual numbers of .
  • Breaker of the convention was a milk company, Borden's advertising Walker-Gordon acidophilus milk.
  • It is a culture of Lactobacilli (bulgaricus, acidophilus, moro) and yeast (fragitans), grown in heavy cream and buttermilk, which continue to work in hydrogenated vegetable oils.
News & Articles

  • The UWS Has a Severe Fro-Yo Problem
    C.R.E.A.M., yo. We have met the enemy, and he is acidophilus: Yogurtland and Orange Leaf shops are set to open on Amsterdam Avenue in the next month or so, bringing the total number of frozen-yogurt shops on the stretch between West 72nd and West 86th Streets to eight. The situation has gotten so serious that locals have dubbed the neighborhood "yogurt alley," and a franchisee of an incoming ...
    Aug. 26, 2013 - New York Magazine

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