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Lactobacillus catenaformis


Lactobacillus catenaformis is a gram-positive, anaerobic bacterium found in the human intestinal flora. It is a member of the Lactobacillaceae family and can be found in various foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, cheese and fermented beverages.

source in food

Lactobacillus catenaformis can be found in many fermented foods, including yogurt, sauerkraut, cheese, and fermented beverages. It is also used in some probiotic supplements.

Recommended daily intake

There is no recommended daily intake for Lactobacillus catenaformis.


According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), taking Lactobacillus catenaformis can have the following benefits:
  • Gut health support
  • improve digestion
  • Support of the immune system
  • Reducing the risk of infections

problems due to shortage

A lack of Lactobacillus catenaformis can lead to disturbed intestinal flora, increased susceptibility to infections and poorer digestion.

possible side effects

There are no known side effects associated with taking Lactobacillus catenaformis.

Interactions with other supplements or medications

There are no known interactions associated with taking Lactobacillus catenaformis.
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