Lactobacillus Acidophilus and Bifidus


Acidophilus and bifidus are two of the most important strains of the Lactobacilli family of microflora which inhibit the gastrointestinal tract. These "good" bacteria are involved with immune system function, carcinogenesis, metabolism of cholesterol, aging, and nutritional status. The term probiotics is used to describe the health-promoting effects of friendly bacteria in the gut.

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