Lactobacillus garii is a gram-positive, anaerobic bacterium found in various foods. It is part of the human body's natural microflora and can also be used as a probiotic culture.
source in food
Lactobacillus garii can be found in various fermented foods, including yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, kombucha, kimchi, and fermented vegetables.
Recommended daily intake
There are no specific recommendations for the daily intake of Lactobacillus garii, but it is recommended to consume fermented foods at least once a day to support the body's natural microflora.
According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), regular intake of Lactobacillus garii can have the following health benefits:
- Support of the body's natural microflora
- Improving digestion and the immune system
- Reducing the risk of infections
- Reducing the risk of allergic reactions
- Improving the absorption of nutrients
problems due to shortage
A deficiency in Lactobacillus garii can lead to weakened immune function, impaired digestion and an increased risk of infections and allergic reactions.
possible side effects
There are no known side effects associated with taking Lactobacillus garii.
Interactions with other supplements or medications
There are no known interactions with other supplements or medications.