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Lactobacillus lactis


Lactobacillus lactis is a bacterium found in milk. It is an important part of the human gut flora and is used as a probiotic culture to aid in digestion.

source in food

Lactobacillus lactis can be found in a variety of dairy products such as yogurt, cheese, whey and cream. It can also be found in fermented foods like sauerkraut and kimchi.

Recommended daily intake

There is no universally accepted recommended daily intake of Lactobacillus lactis.


According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the following benefits can be associated with the intake of Lactobacillus lactis:
  • support digestion
  • Support of the immune function
  • Gut health support

problems due to a defect

A lack of Lactobacillus lactis can lead to digestive problems, a weakened immune system and weakened gut health.

possible side effects

No side effects have been observed when taking Lactobacillus lactis.

Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications

No interactions between Lactobacillus lactis and other dietary supplements or drugs have been observed.
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