Lactobacillus confusus is a bacterium found in some fermented foods. It is a probiotic bacterium useful for humans.
source in food
Lactobacillus confusus can be found in fermented foods like yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, and fermented vegetables like kimchi.
Recommended daily dose
There is no universally accepted recommended daily allowance for Lactobacillus confusus.
According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Lactobacillus confusus can help treat certain conditions, including:
- irritable bowel syndrome
- upper respiratory infections
problems due to a defect
A deficiency in Lactobacillus confusus can lead to indigestion, constipation and upper respiratory infections.
possible side effects
Lactobacillus confusus can cause stomach upset, bloating, or diarrhea in some people.
Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications
There are no known interactions between Lactobacillus confusus and any other dietary supplement or medication.