Streptococcus Thermophilus is a powerful probiotic strain that has well researched health benefits. This probiotic is often found in the colon and has many digestive, immunity & many other researched health benefits.
Steptococcus thermophilus is used for culturing cheese as well as yogurt. This probiotic strain also produces lactase, which helps people digest milk more efficiently. Lastly, probiotic Streptococcus thermophilus also produces antibiotic chemicals to prevent infection from infections like pneumonia, C. difficile and can help prevent ulcers.
Researched Benefits of S. thermophilus:
- Reduce antibiotic associated diarrhea
- Decrease ulcerative colitis symptoms
- Decrease leaky gut symptoms
- Improve lactose digestion
- Decrease IBS symptoms
- Decrease acute diarrhea
- Prevent & fight upper respiratory infections (eg. pneumonia)
- Prevent ulcers caused by H. pylori
- Decrease AIDS symptoms
- Fight Clostridium difficile
- Increase immunity
Additional Health Benefits
- Improve non-breast-fed infant probiotic flora
- Reduce symptoms of atopic dermatitis
- Decrease chance of kidney stones
- Increase HDL (good cholesterol)
- Increase anti-tumor activity
- Decrease baby colic
Side Effects of S. Thermophilus
Like every probiotic, S. Thermophilus has a list of relatively minor side effects.
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