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anyone able to culture bifido bacteria as yogurt?

Discussion in 'The Gut: De Meirleir & Maes; H2S; Leaky Gut' started by uni, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. uni



    I have been culturing super strain Lactobacillus (GG, 299V) bacteria in milk. As I understand, the bifido is what we need more than the Lacto in our colon. I was wondering if anyone had success culturing bifido bacteria. Can it be done in milk, soy milk (with sugar)? I don't mind if the end product doesn't taste like yogurt. I would just like to find a cheap way of significantly increasing the dosage I get from probiotics as they can be so expensive. It would be great if I could take something like Align and culture it into yogurt the way I am doing with Culturelle, but I have not given it a try yet.

    http://www.customprobiotics.com/custom-probiotics-b-lactis.htm - is this good product for the price? its pretty darn expensive but I understand it has very high dosages

  2. xrunner

    xrunner Senior Member

    there are a few posts on the topic under the maf314 threads.
  3. satori


    Is bifidus an anaerobe? I know acidophilus can survive with or without oxygen, but I'm not sure about bifidus. That would affect how you would culture it and how difficult it would be to culture. I believe it also proliferates at a lower temprature than acidophilus.

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