Optibac Probiotics & Fiber

'Bifidobacteria & fibre' (For maintaining regularity) is a natural supplement containing carefully selected microorganisms and fibres. this high quality strain is scientifically proven to survive stomach acidity and biliary salts to reach the gut alive. The ingredient Fructooligosaccharide (FOS), makes this product naturally high in fibre. FOS is a soluble fibre which may act as a food source for the body's natural bacteria, and as roughage in the bowels.

OptiBac Probiotics 'Bifidobacteria & fibre' can be taken once a day for ongoing maintenance; or as and when desired, in which case we recommend taking up to 4 sachets a day.

Constipation affects in particular:

More women than men
Some people whilst travelling
Infants & children
Pregnant women
The elderly

'Bifidobacteria & fibre' (For maintaining regularity) is a safe and gentle food supplement. It is appropriate for long-term use, can be taken by infants from 1 year and up, and is gentle enough for pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, as well as the elderly.

More about 'Bifidobacteria & fibre'

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.

Note: The high dose of fibres in this supplement, Fructooligosaccharides, may initially result in flatulence and/or bloating in some people. This is a positive sign that the friendly bacteria in your body are being stimulated, and side-effects should soon cease. If these side effects do continue for more than 3 - 4 days, consider reducing the dosage of 'Bifidobacteria & fibre' (For maintaining regularity) before gradually building up again.

Directions

For adults and children (from 1 year and over:

Take one sachet initially, and up to four sachets a day if required, or as professionally directed.
For ongoing use one sachet daily will often suffice, although more can be taken as desired.
Dissolve in water, mix with food or pour directly into your mouth.

Drink plenty of water with this supplement. Ideally avoid mixing with hot foods or fluids, or acidic drinks such as orange juice.

This supplement does not interfere with medicines, laxatives or other products for constipation

Safety

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. Furthermore, pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking Saccharomyces boulardii, 'For travelling abroad', or natural plant extracts as in 'For daily immunity'.

Nutritional Information

Fructooligosaccharides (FOS); Standardised culture (Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12®, fructose); Anticaking agent: silicon dioxide.

Each sachet guarantees 5 billion micro-organisms + 4g FOS fibres.

Storage

Like the rest of the OptiBac range, 'Bifidobacteria & fibre' (For maintaining regularity) does not require refrigeration.

Store out of direct sunlight.






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