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Lactobacillus iwatensis


Lactobacillus iwatensis is a bacterium found in the human intestinal flora. It belongs to the Lactobacillaceae genus and is a probiotic bacteria that offers a number of health benefits.

source in food

Lactobacillus iwatensis can be found in a variety of foods including yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, fermented vegetables, fermented milk products, and fermented fruit juices.

Recommended daily intake

There is no universally accepted recommended daily intake of Lactobacillus iwatensis. However, it is recommended that people who want to maintain a healthy gut flora consume a variety of probiotic foods that contain Lactobacillus iwatensis.


According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Lactobacillus iwatensis provides the following health benefits:
  • Support of the immune function
  • support digestion
  • Help maintain a healthy intestinal flora

problems due to a defect

A lack of Lactobacillus iwatensis can lead to disturbed digestion, poor immune function and a weakened intestinal flora.

possible side effects

There are no known side effects of Lactobacillus iwatensis.

Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications

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