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Acidophilus is a general name for a group of probiotics, often added to milk or sold as a capsule, which contains one or more of the following bacteria which aid in digestion: -
Additional recommended knowledge
Only L. acidophilus is the true acidophilus strain, but many producers (mainly in the US) use it as a more generic name for mixtures of bacteria, one of which is L. acidophilus.
Acidophilus occurs naturally in some yogurts and other traditional foods.
See the individual bacteria and the link on probiotics for more detailed information.
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