Lactobacillus Reuteri


This strain of bacteria helps lower cholesterol, and prevents bad breath

Lactobacillus Reuteri is normally found in the human gut.

Research links this bacteria with treating chronic periodontitis[1], lowering cholesterol levels [3], and helping prevent oral bad breath[4].

[1] Teughels W, Durukan A, Ozcelik O, Pauwels M, Quirynen M, Haytac MC. Clinical and microbiological effects of Lactobacillus reuteri probiotics in the treatment of chronic periodontitis: a randomized placebo-controlled study.Journal of Clinical Periodontology 2013;40(11):1025-1035. doi:10.1111/jcpe.12155. 

[2] Di Nardo G ,Oliva S, Menichella A, Pistelli R, De Biase RV, Patriarchi F, Cucchiara S, Stronati L. Lactobacillus reuteri ATCC55730 in cystic fibrosis.J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Jan;58(1):81-6. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000000187.

 [3] M L Jones, C J Martoni and S Prakash Cholesterol lowering and inhibition of sterol absorption by Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB 30242: a randomized controlled trial.  European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 66, 1234-1241 (November 2012) | doi:10.1038/ejcn.2012.126 

 [4] Mette K. Keller,Allan Bardow,Thorbjörg Jensdottir,Joan Lykkeaa,Svante Twetman.  Effect of chewing gums containing the probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus reuteri on oral malodour.Acta Odontologica Scandinavica 2012 70:3, 246-250.

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