Lifestream BowelBiotics Health Benefit
In this section, we answer some commonly asked questions and provide you with information on the health benefits of Lifestream BowelBiotics .
Why are 5 different strains of bacteria included in Lifestream BowelBiotics ?
A probiotic formula containing several species of beneficial bacteria may have an improved overall spectrum of activity within the gut. The Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria complement each other due to their different colonization sites. Whilst both are found throughout the entire digestive tract, lactobacilli are especially abundant in the small intestine, where as bifidobacteria are more abundant in the large intestine (colon). Lifestream BowelBiotics contains probiotic cultures Lactobacillus plantarum, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidum.
Can I take Lifestream BowelBiotics alongside antibiotics and medications?
Due to its absorbent nature, it is recommended that Lifestream BowelBiotics be taken at least 1 hour apart from medications. If you are on medication, it is still important to seek advice from your doctor before taking Lifestream BowelBiotics . The probiotic content in Lifestream BowelBiotics makes it suitable for use during and following a course of antibiotics, however you should allow at least one hour to lapse between taking antibiotics and Lifestream BowelBiotics .
Can I use Lifestream BowelBiotics as part of a detox program?
Yes. Because of its cleansing properties Lifestream BowelBiotics is ideal for inclusion as part of the diet in a detox program.
Is Lifestream BowelBiotics suitable during pregnancy?
Lifestream BowelBiotics can be taken by pregnant and breastfeeding women. However, as a responsible nutritional company we believe you should seek advice from your doctor on all aspects of nutrition whilst pregnant.
Lifestream BowelBiotics and diabetics?
Generally, yes. None of the ingredients in Lifestream BowelBiotics are absorbed by the body (they stay in the digestive system). The soluble fibre component may be of benefit to diabetics for several reasons, one of which is that the sugars in the fibre are not digested. Diabetics taking Lifestream BowelBiotics should discuss this with their diabetic health practitioner as it may play a role in helping to maintain sugar levels when taken as part of a healthy diet.
Why does it not need to be refrigerated?
A combination of the freeze drying process and cryoprotectant microencapsulation of the microbial cells keeps Lifestream BowelBiotics stable at room temperature.