Lactococcus lactis (formerly Streptococcus lactis) are Gram-positive bacteria, capable of conducting lactic fermentation, considered to be the so-called safe microorganisms (GRAS – generally recognizes as safe), possessing probiotic properties. They can be found in food products such as kvass, cheeses, yoghurts. In addition, they naturally occur in the human digestive system.
In addition to a beneficial effect on the gastrointestinal tract and the condition of the gut, Lactococcus lactis bacteria promote the strengthening of immunity; they may alleviate allergy symptoms and promote normal blood pressure. They also demonstrate antioxidant properties and increase the activity of endogenous antioxidant enzymes – catalase, superoxide dismutase, and glutathione peroxidase.
In supplementation, they are most often combined with other strains. They can be found in many probiotic formulas available at www.muscle-zone.pl