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Lactic Acid Bacteria & the Super Lactic Acid Bacteria


Lactic acid bacteria have been closely related to human beings from old times through fermented food. Pickles and yogurt are the most commonly associated food with lactic acid bacteria. Yes, they are also foods fermented by lactic acid bacteria. Now, let us introduce the functions of lactic acid bacteria below.

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Lactic Acid Bacteria:
Microbiology and Functional Aspects

by Seppo Salminen, Atte Von Wright; Hardcover
The Lactic Acid Bacteria:
The Lactic Acid Bacteria in Health & Disease

by Brian Wood Hardcover
Lactic Acid Metabolism
by Howard Mehler Hardcover (1988)
Genetics of Lactic Acid Bacteria
by Brian Wood, Philip Warner Hardcover

Medical effects

a) Control of intestinal conditions

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b) Anti-cancer effects (Inhibitive action against cancer cells): inhibit the growth of cancer cells

c) Immunity activation: prevention and early relief from a cold

d) Preventive effects against infection and other harmful bacteria

Lactic acid bacteria protect the body from infection by virus.

e) Anti-choresterol effects: reduction of choresterol level

Other effects are;

f) Protection against liver diseases and assistance in the function of liver
g) Anti-mutation action : prevention of mutation
h) Anti-stress effects : strengthening of the endurance against stress

The Permaculture Book of Ferment & Human Nutrition
by Bill Mollison
Paperback  (1997)

The Permaculture Book of Ferment & Human Nutrition Probiotics: Nature's Internal Healers

Probiotics: Nature's Internal Healers
by Natasha Trenev
Paperback (1998)


Correlation of food habit with lactic acid and other harmful bacteria
In our intestines, we have over 100 trillion bacteria of 100 species.

They are mainly of 2 types:
a) friendly bacteria (lactic acid bacteria)
b) harmful bacteria

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Favorite foods of lactic acid bacteria
saccharide (except disaccharides), oligosaccharide,
fibrous food (plant source)

Favorite foods of harmful bacteria
animal protein (Its intake in a small amount is harmless, but a great amount of which causes the multiplication of harmful bacteria)
lactic acid bacteria Friendly bacteria and harmful bacteria are always repeating a power struggle in the intestines.

Lactic acid bacteria are the cheer group of intestinal friendly bacteria.

Thus, intestinal condition (or intestinal bacteria) has close relations with diet. So, let's eat lactic acid bacteria to be healthy and vigorous!

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