FloraBoost Powder Probiotic for Kids (1.8 oz)
The strains of probiotic bacteria in FloraSupport have been strategically selected based on research which supports their survivability and adherence to the intestinal tract. FloraSupport comes in a powder form for easy administration to children.• Helps Maintain Gastrointestinal Balance in Children*
• Supports Secretory IgA for Gut Immunity*
• Supports Bowel Regularity*
• Supports Digestion and Micronutrient Absorption*
The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is a finely balanced environment where roughly 500 different strains of bacteria compete for space and nutrients. The natural microflora balance can be disrupted by medications or poor dietary intake. One of the key benefits of probiotics is their ability to increase populations of healthy bacteria in the face of microflora imbalance. In addition, extensive research has identified other broad health benefits, including supporting healthy bowel function, increasing the production of important short-chain fatty acids that provide energy to the cells of the intestinal lining, supporting immune function, aiding in the digestion of difficult-to-break-down compounds like lactose and casein, and supporting detoxification of harmful compounds.
Because probiotics are living organisms, there are various challenges associated with their manufacturing and distribution. For a probiotic to be effective, it must be shelf-stable through the expiration date and precisely delivered to the intestinal tract, where it can have maximum benefit. The microorganisms in FloraSupport are protected, sealed, and freeze dried away from moisture, heat, light and oxygen. This allows the bacteria to remain dormant until they are exposed to moisture in the GI tract.
FloraSupport is a probiotic formula for children, designed to deliver live bacteria that promote healthy gut microflora, protect intestinal integrity and support immune function. The formula contains three strains of Lactobacilli and three strains of Bifidobacteria, as well as Streptococcus thermophilus and Saccharomyces boulardii, an extensively researched microorganism shown to help restore microflora balance by enhancing commensal organism function.* The eight strains in FloraSupport have been strategically selected based on research supporting their survivability and adherence to the intestinal tract. FloraSupport comes in a powder form for easy administration to children.