The Beneficial Bifidobacterium

From: Ava Thomas (thomas...)

Bifidobacterium is a kind of gram positive anaerobic bacteria which
means a kind of bacteria that does not require oxygen for growth and
bifidobacterium basically inhabits the gastrointestinal tract, mouth
as well as vagina. This bacterium is a very useful variety of bacteria
as it helps in digestion, lowers down the risk of developing allergies
as well as helps in the prevention of some form of tumor growth.
Another interesting aspect or let us say trivia about bifidobacterium
which might interest the reader is that before 1960s bifidobacterium
species was collectively referred to as Lactobacillus bifidus.


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