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Lactobacillus faecis


Lactobacillus faecis is a bacterium found in the human intestinal flora. It belongs to the lactobacilli, a group of bacteria that produce lactic acid.

source in food

Lactobacillus faecis occurs naturally in many fermented foods, such as yogurt, sauerkraut, cheese, and other fermented dairy products. It can also be found as a probiotic supplement in capsule , tablet or powder form.

Recommended daily intake

There is no universally accepted recommended daily intake of Lactobacillus faecis. The recommended intake depends on your age, gender and health status.


According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), regular intake of Lactobacillus faecis can have the following benefits:
  • Reducing the risk of diarrheal diseases
  • improve digestion
  • Improvement of the immune system
  • improvement of metabolism

problems due to a defect

A lack of Lactobacillus faecis can lead to poor digestion, a weak immune system and an increased susceptibility to diarrheal diseases.

possible side effects

Lactobacillus faecis is generally safe and has no known side effects.

Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications

There are no known interactions between Lactobacillus faecis and any other dietary supplement or medication.
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