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Lactobacillus catenaforme


Lactobacillus catenaforme is a bacterium that occurs in the intestinal flora and is mainly found in fermented foods such as yoghurt, sauerkraut and cheese. It is used as a probiotic bacterium to support gut health .

source in food

Lactobacillus catenaforme can be found in many fermented foods, including yogurt, sauerkraut, cheese, kefir, and fermented vegetables like kimchi. It can also be available as a dietary supplement in capsule or powder form.

Recommended daily intake

There is no universally accepted recommended daily intake of Lactobacillus catenaforme. However, it is recommended to consume fermented foods daily to support gut health .


According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Lactobacillus catenaforme may help support the following health goals:
  • Gut health support
  • Support of the immune system
  • improve digestion
  • Improving the absorption of nutrients

problems due to a defect

A lack of Lactobacillus catenaforme can lead to a disturbed intestinal flora, which can lead to digestive problems, a weakened immune system and poorer absorption of nutrients.

possible side effects

Lactobacillus catenaforme is generally well tolerated and no side effects are observed.

Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications

There are no known interactions of Lactobacillus catenaforme with any other dietary supplement or medication.
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