Lactobacillus Gasseri

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This strain of bacteria helps lower cholesterol, and prevents diabetes.

Lactobacillus Gasseri is normally located in the vagina and Gastrointestinal tract.

Research links this bacteria with helping reduce after meal and fasting fatty acid levels, ultimately decreasing the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus[1], decreasing the risk of infections of neonate during vaginal delivery at birth[2], and improving plasma and total LDL cholesterol levels[3].

[1] Ogawa A, Kadooka Y, Kato K, Shirouchi B, Sato M.Lactobacillus gasseriSBT2055 reduces postprandial and fasting serum non-esterified fatty acid levels in Japanese hypertriacylglycerolemic subjects. Lipids in Health and Disease 2014;13:36. doi:10.1186/1476-511X-13-36. 

[2] Witkin SS, Mendes-Soares H, Linhares IM, Jayaram A, Ledger WJ, Forney LJ. Influence of Vaginal Bacteria and d- and l-Lactic Acid Isomers on Vaginal Extracellular Matrix Metalloproteinase Inducer: Implications for Protection against Upper Genital Tract Infections. Mbio 2013;4(4):e00460-13. doi:10.1128/mBio.00460-13. 

 [3] Ooi, L.-G. et al Lactobacillus acidophilus CHO-220 and inulin reduced plasma total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol via alteration of lipid transportersJournal of Dairy Science , Volume 93 , Issue 11 , 5048 - 5058 

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