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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various rod-shaped, oxygen-tolerant anaerobic bacteria of the genus Lactobacillus that ferment sugars to lactic acid and are used in the production of certain foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, and pickles.

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  • noun Any of many rod-shaped, nonmotile, aerobic bacteria, of the genus Lactobacillus, that ferment sugars to form lactic acid

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  • noun a Gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium that produces lactic acid (especially in milk)

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  • Next she tracked down and begged for a culture of the yeast strain he suggested called lactobacillus, finally obtaining it from a fellow brewery in Bend.

    Secrets of a Blue-Ribbon Brewmaster

  • We propose such as many other doctors have, that it could be essential to digest dairy products with Probiotics (aka lactobacillus) in order to maintain balance and its own sense shield the good bacteria from being destroyed; antibiotics will destroy any type of bacteria regardless if it's good or bad.

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  • We propose such as many other doctors have, that it could be essential to digest dairy products with Probiotics (aka lactobacillus) in order to maintain balance and its own sense shield the good bacteria from being destroyed; antibiotics will destroy any type of bacteria regardless if it's good or bad.

    WN.com - Articles related to BT Brinjal-The new bio-terror in India

  • The healthy alternative to pasteurized milk is raw milk, which is an outstanding source of nutrients including beneficial bacteria such as lactobacillus acidophilus, vitamins and enzymes, and it is, in my estimation, one of the finest sources of calcium available.

    Dr. Joseph Mercola: Why You Shouldn't Drink Pasteurized Milk

  • The project originated as an attempt to see whether various types of dietary fibre and health-promoting bacteria, so-called probiotic bacteria such as lactobacillus and bifidobacteria, can help alleviate and prevent the risk of

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • The project originated as an attempt to see whether various types of dietary fibre and health-promoting bacteria, so-called probiotic bacteria such as lactobacillus and bifidobacteria, can help alleviate and prevent the risk of

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Many people know that taking probiotics such as lactobacillus acidophilus, rhamnosus, bifidobacterium, and saccharomyces boulardii can help with gastrointestinal problems such as antibiotic-induced diarrhea, or gastroenteritis.

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  • Many people know that taking probiotics such as lactobacillus acidophilus, rhamnosus, bifidobacterium, and saccharomyces boulardii can help with gastrointestinal problems such as antibiotic-induced diarrhea, or gastroenteritis.

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  • Probiotics such as lactobacillus GG are "helpful" bacteria that are found in the digestive tract and have been scientifically proven to prevent eczema.

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  • Taking probiotics lactobacillus, etc. can improve acne.

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