Bifidobacterium Longum -Bifidobacterium longum is found in the gastrointestinal tract and it is a gram positive bacteria that has a thick peptidoglycan layer

Bifidobacterium Longum
-Bifidobacterium longum is found in the gastrointestinal tract and it is a gram positive
bacteria that has a thick peptidoglycan layer. Found under the class Actinobacteria , under
order bifidobacteriales , phylum actinobacteria.
-These bacteria can be extracted and grown/cultured outside the body to produce
medicine. It belongs under the group called lactic acid bacteria found in probiotics
fermented food products like cheese.
HEALTH BENEFITS
-Boosts immunity, by combating infections ( reducing the incidents of influenza and fever ),
also beneficial by working against candida.
-Relieves inflammation , especially in patients with ulcerative colitis and chronic fatigue
syndrome . Improve symptoms in those patients .
-Improves gut microbiota composition and immune parameters in children with newly
discovered CD .
-Reduce cholesterol levels thus helping the liver and kidney to function effectively .
-Reduces intestinal inflammations.
-When given to mice it helps to improve learning and memory.
-Helps to reduce depression . Beneficial in schizophrenia.
-Improves lung injuries and decreases lung inflammatory responses.
How to get more Bifidobacterium in your diet
By eating :
-Brine-cured olives
-Cultured vegetables, like sauerkraut and kimchi
-Cultured dairy products , including yogurt and kefir , and etc
-Apple cider vinegar
References
-Web med , Bifidobacterium ,viewed 27 August 2018 , www.webmed.com bifidobacteria
uses
-Self hacked, 17 health benefit of Bifidobacterium longum ,viewed 22 August 2018,
https://www.selfhacked.com > b-logum
-quora.com, food that contain bifidiobacterium ,viewed 24 August 2018,
https://www.quora.com > what food-has the most Bifidobacterium