Bifidobacterium Longum is a probiotic or ‘good bacteria’ which is present in the gastrointestinal tract.
What are the sources of Bifidobacterium Longum?
Bifidobacterium Longum can be found in dairy products such as yoghurt and kefir as well as seaweed and fermented foods such as miso.
How does Bifidobacterium Longum assist our bodies?
Bifidobacterium Longum is thought to improve the immune response, help with gut issues and suppress allergies.
Why should we supplement our nutrition with Bifidobacterium Longum at age 50 plus?
As people get older, they need to keep an eye on their cholesterol level. Bifidobacterium Longum has been shown to help reduce cholesterol.
This probiotic has also been shown improve skin health which can become problematic with hormone changes, for example the menopause. Studies have shown that Bifidobacterium Longum may help with cognitive function, improving learning and memory.