Probiotics are defined as live microorganisms with health benefits when taken in sufficient amounts. Found in yogurt and other fermented dairy products and foods, they support healthy digestion and encourage a wide range of body systems to function optimally.1
The right probiotic for the job
Different probiotics work in different ways and need to be properly formulated to address different health needs.2 Bifidobacteria, a specific group of probiotic bacteria, have many positive health benefits on the GI tract and throughout the body.3-5 Our formula features the particular strain Bifidobacterium longum BB536®, which helped promote a healthy intestinal environment in several clinical studies.6-9
Additional benefits of bifidobacteria
B. longum BB536® has been extensively studied for its ability to support not only gastrointestinal health, but also immune function. In fact, this remarkable probiotic has been shown to help maintain the healthy balance of microorganisms in the gut known as the microbiota, a benefit with far-reaching whole-body health effects.
In addition, B longum BB536® is one of the most-studied probiotics for beneficial immune health effects, including support against seasonal immune challenges.7
Each capsule of Bifido GI Balance provides two billion colony-forming units of viable, healthy bacteria.†