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DDS-1 Strain of L. Acidophilus


Lactic acid bacteria are a well-studied group of beneficial bacteria. Lactobacillus acidophilus in particular may be familiar to consumers, as it appears in yogurt and other foods. Discovered by Dr. Khem Shahani at the University of Nebraska, and researched for over 40 years by Dr. Shahani, the DDS-1 strain of Lactobacillus acidophilus is an acid-resistant, bile-resistant, stable strain of L. acidophilus of human origin that has been shown in human, animal, and in vitro research to:

Support a healthy balance of beneficial to harmful bacteria

Produce lactase, which helps lactose-intolerant individuals digest dairy products

Produce vitamins B6, B12, and folic acid

Help maintain cholesterol levels already within a normal range

Stimulate the immune system

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