Announcement Date : Jan 15 , 2016
Innovation: Non-dairy and non-alcoholic drink produced from Agave juice, added with probiotic microorganisms
Author: Beatriz Perez Armendaris
Description: The drink is recommended in the diet of diabetics and for being a non-dairy beverage can be consumed by people who are lactose intolerant, which also benefit from the properties of this drink. The drink is presented, this added with the probiotic microorganisms Lactobacillus delbrueckii or Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp bulgaricus delbrueckii ssp Among; the studies on the beneficial effects of the latter, it has been reported to reduce adhesion and colonization of Clostridium difficile in colorectal cells and also It has been shown to neutralize cytotoxicity of these bacteria, probably via an inactivating toxins bioactive component. It has been shown that this fermented with lactic acid bacteria yogurt increases the activity of “natural killer” cells preventing infections caused by pathogens such as viruses, for example, it reduces the risk of common cold in older people. In addition studies show that this strain survives passage through the gastrointestinal tract in healthy people who consumed in yogurt fermented by lactic acid bacteria this.
Profit, Social Impact: With the present invention is a sustainable advantage Agave juice, pulque agave resource coming from one of the endemic plants of Mexico and is representative of some states in the Midwest; with this the preservation of these species is promoted.