Lactobacillus Plantarum

Lactobacillus plantarum is commonly found in fermented food and in the gastrointestinal tract, and is often used in the food industry as a potential starter probiotic.  Among the lactic acid bacteria, L. plantarum has attracted a lot of attention from the scientific community due to its wide applications in the medical field with antioxidant, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative, anti-obesity and antidiabetic properties. It has also been shown to support the whole digestive process, boost the immune system, produce B vitamins, aid the absorption of iron and calcium andenhance athletic performance.