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Lactobacillus gasseri - miracle probiotic for weight loss?

Discussion in 'Treating the Microbiome' started by Sly Saint, Nov 9, 2017.

  1. Sly Saint

    Sly Saint Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    "L. gasseri is a probiotic that recently gained in popularity, due to its weight-reducing, obesity and metabolic syndrome-combating properties. This amazing probiotic boosts your immunity, helps with allergies, and has many other beneficial properties."

    "Lactobacillus gasseri is a lactic acid bacteria that elicits various health benefits through its antimicrobial activity, bacteriocin production, and immunomodulation of the innate and adaptive systems (R)."

    Not a recommendation just thought it was interesting. (Most of the research seems to have been done on mice/rats.)

    eta:
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3611107/
    https://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Lactobacillus_gasseri
    http://www.fermented-foods.com/probiotic-strains/lactobacillus-gasseri-miracle-probiotic
     
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  2. adreno

    adreno Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Many PwME seem to have problems tolerating lactid acid bacteria, though. And compared to other species in the microbiome, they are not very important.
     
  3. Valentijn

    Valentijn Moderator Staff Member

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    Unfortunately this seems to be an ad which their site has created for an affiliate which pays them revenue to promote their product.

    I think it would be more productive to discuss the specific research, and leave the ad (and traffic to it) out of the equation :p
     
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    adreno Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Isn't the whole site one big advert?
     
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    Valentijn Moderator Staff Member

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    That would explain some of their fundamental errors involving basic scientific concepts :p
     
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  6. healthforall

    healthforall Established Member (Voting Rights)

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    Does gasseri stand for what I think?(gas producing properties)Sorry for being silly.:emoji_cloud_tornado::unsure::cautious:
     
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