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Is lactobacillus vegan?

Lactobacillus is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

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So, what is lactobacillus?

Lactobacillus is a type of bacteria that plays a crucial role in the fermentation of foods such as yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, and kimchi. This probiotic bacteria helps to break down sugars and other compounds in food, producing lactic acid and creating a tangy, sour flavor. Lactobacillus has also been studied for its potential health benefits, including improving digestion, boosting the immune system, and reducing inflammation. This versatile and beneficial bacteria is commonly found in the human gut microbiome and is often used as a supplement to promote gut health.

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