Optibac Probiotics Bifidobacteria & Fibre 10 sachets maintains a healthy balance of good bacteria and fibre to help bowel regularity an every day thing.
Optibac Bifidobacteria & Fibre sachets is a natural supplement containing a probiotic strain and a prebiotic fibre specifically selected to support normal bowel function. Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12® has been scientifically researched to help maintain regular bowel movements, and is probably the most resarched strain of the B. lactis probiotic in the world.
Prebiotics, such as fructooligosaccharides, are the food source for probiotics in the body, and can act as roughage in the bowels. For maintaining regularity can be taken on a regular basis as a maintenance supplement, or as and when desired, in which case the dosage can be adjusted accordingly.
Constipation affects in particular:
- Worldwide, more people in the West
- More women than men
- Infants & children
- Pregnant women
- The elderly
It is thought that people with lower levels of good bacteria in the gut are more susceptible to various health conditions including bloating and constipation. Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12® is a type of microorganism, of natural bacteria, also known as live cultures. Fructooligosaccharides is often referred to as a 'prebiotic' and/or a soluble fibre, and is thought to be the food source for the body's natural bacteria; they can be found in certain foods such as Jerusalem artichokes, leeks & onions.
Benefits of Optibac Probiotics Bifidobacteria & Fibre sachets:
- Safe for for long-term use
- Can be taken by infants from 1 year and up
- Gentle enough for pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, as well as the elderly
- Dairy free
- Gluten free
- Suitable for vegetarians
- Does not require refrigeration
Directions: For adults and children from 1 year and over: 1 sachet of Optibac Probiotics Bifidobacteria & Fibre 10 to be taken daily to maintain regularity long-term, or take as and when required up to 4 sachets a day. Mix contents of sachet with a cold drink and swirl. Drink plenty of water.
Live cultures are not recommended for those with serious medical conditions eg. those who are severely immunosuppressed, have pancreatitis, are in the ICU, have melaena, have a central venous catheter, infants with short bowel syndrome, or to patients with open wounds following major surgery unless under a doctor's care.
Each sachet of Optibac Probiotics Bifidobacteria & Fibre 10 gurantees 5 billion micro-organisms + 4g FOS fibres. Ingredients: Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 4g) Standardised culture (Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12, fructose) anticaking agent: silicon dioxide.
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