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Lactobacillus fermentum


Lactobacillus fermentum is a bacterium that occurs naturally in various foods. It is part of the natural intestinal flora and can also be taken as a probiotic supplement.

source in food

Lactobacillus fermentum can be found in a variety of foods, including:
  • yogurt
  • Cheese
  • sauerkraut
  • kimchi
  • poultry
  • Fish
  • Vegetables

Recommended daily intake

There is no universally accepted recommended daily intake of Lactobacillus fermentum. However, it is recommended to consume at least 1-2 servings per day of foods rich in this bacterium.


According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Lactobacillus fermentum can have the following benefits:
  • It can help support gut health .
  • It can help support immune function.
  • It can help support digestion.

problems due to shortage

A deficiency in Lactobacillus fermentum can lead to a number of problems, including:
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • Increased susceptibility to infections
  • Increased susceptibility to allergies

possible side effects

Lactobacillus fermentum is generally well tolerated and no side effects have been observed.

Interactions with other supplements or medications

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