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Are Probiotics Necessary?

What are Probiotics?

Probiotics are bacteria which are beneficial to our body. It is commonly found in yoghurts, fermented food, and supplements. It helps with the digestive system and improves the immune system. Probiotics are typically prescribed to those with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

Benefits of Consuming Probiotics

  • Better Digestive System

With the high amount of CFUs present in our probiotics, it can help to balance the good and harmful bacteria in the gut. This will allow you to enjoy better digestive health and prevent diarrhoea caused by antibiotics.

A study has also shown that probiotics can benefit those with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

  • Improve your Immune System

Research on probiotics has shown that they can boost the production of immune cells, such as Immunoglobulin A (IgA) and Natural Killer (NK) cells. These antibodies act as the front line of defence against viruses and infections.

Klaire Labs Probiotics

Klaire Lab supplements are produced in the US and it uses InTactic® Technology to protect the fragile bacteria found in their probiotics. It is an acid-stable technology which creates a coat of protective gel and prevents the probiotics from being destroyed by the stomach’s gastric acid. As a result, the probiotics will be able to reach the small intestines intact and unleash their full potential.

With a wide range of probiotics available in the market, how do you know which brand offers the best quality? Fret not; we have carefully chosen one of the best professional-grade nutrition brands – Klaire Labs. Below is the range of probiotics, by Klaire Labs, which we offer at Nutra Nourish and have been designed to help with digestive issues, immune systems, and more.

Ther-Biotic® Complete

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Each capsule of Ther-Biotic® Complete provides 25 billion CFU, and it is designed with a hypoallergenic blend of 12 probiotics species. The technology used increases the success rate for absorption in the intestinal tract.

Ther-Biotic® Complete Powder

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Similar to Ther-Biotic® Complete, Ther-Biotic® Complete Powder is one of the most comprehensive probiotics and is designed with a formula that provides maximum support. The powder form of the capsules also has a hypoallergenic blend, and 1 teaspoon of the probiotic power consists of 400 billion CFU species.

Ther-Biotic® Children’s Chewable

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Ther-Biotic® Children’s Chewable is formulated for children above 2 years old. The probiotic provides 25 billion CFU and contains 8 Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium species which were researched on and proven to support gastrointestinal health and immune function in children.

The chewable probiotic comes in a natural cherry flavour for ease of consumption by children.

Ther-Biotic® Women’s Formula

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With 25 billion CFU in each capsule, Ther-Biotic® Women’s Formula supports genitourinary health. It consists of 10 Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium species which were selected to help with the restoration and maintenance of a balanced microbiome level in the female’s body.

Not only that, the specially formulated probiotic promotes a healthy acidic level of vaginal pH, bacterial and yeast balance, and quick immune response. Conditions such as vaginal itching, discomfort, odour, and discharge can be minimized with Ther-Biotic® Women’s Formula too.

Ther-Biotic® for Infants Powder

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Consisting of 10 species of probiotics blend, this probiotics powder is specially formulated for infants and young children. 0.5 grams of the powder provides 5 billion CFU and it can be mixed with milk formula, breast milk, and food (at room temperature). It is also safe for gastrointestinal, metabolic, and immune support for infants.

Note: Before consuming any type of probiotics, be sure to consult your doctor. Probiotics should be kept refrigerated.

Dr Menka Gupta

IFMCP, MSc, MBBS

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