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Lactobacillus gastricus


Lactobacillus gastricus is a bacterium found in the human stomach lining. It is part of the natural gut flora and plays an important role in digestion and maintaining a healthy immune system.

source in food

Lactobacillus gastricus can be found in a variety of foods, including fermented dairy products like yogurt, kefir, and sour milk, fermented vegetables like sauerkraut and kimchi, fermented grain products like sourdough bread, and fermented fruits like sour cherries.

Recommended daily intake

There is no universally accepted recommended daily intake of Lactobacillus gastricus. However, it is recommended to consume foods rich in this bacterium to support the intestinal flora.


According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the following benefits of Lactobacillus gastricus can be proven:
  • support digestion
  • Support of the immune system
  • Reducing the risk of gastrointestinal diseases

problems due to shortage

A lack of Lactobacillus gastricus can lead to impaired digestion, a weakened immune system and an increased risk of gastrointestinal diseases.

possible side effects

No side effects of Lactobacillus gastricus have been reported.

Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications

There are no known interactions with other dietary supplements or medications.
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