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Inner Health Dairy Free Powder. High Potency Probiotic Powder. Medical Strength Acidophilus and Bifidobacterium. Each 1.5 grams (1/2 metric tsp) contains 15 billion good bacteria. Assists in restoring beneficial (friendly) intestinal bacteria. Antibiotics deplete this, which can lead to many problems such as constipation, diarrhoea, thrush and skin problems. Taking a probiotic replaces this beneficial bacteria. Aids in the maintenance of a normal healthy gastrointestinal system and digestive function. Helps improve general wellbeing. Assists in reducing the risk of progressive tooth decay. Suitable for dairy and lactose intolerant people. Gluten, soy and dairy free. 90 grams

This is what Ethical Nutrients have to tell us about Helpful Hints for a Healthy Gut:

It's easy to sometimes forget about the state of our digestive system, often called 'the gut'. After all we can't see it - so why worry about it? However, a healthy digestive system is the key to a healthy body because when the gut is healthy, the rest of the body benefits. A well-functioning gut is crucial for optimal health because of its many important functions. Our digestive system is responsible for absorbing all of the nutrients we need from food so that our bodies can operate effectively, as well as expelling waste materials and toxins that can negatively impact our health. In addition to these important functions, the intestines are home to over 100 trillion bacteria which can strongly influence digestive system function, immune system health and overall wellbeing.
The Garden Within the Gut

The intestinal flora (i.e. bacterial and other microbial organisms in the gut) consists of both friendly and harmful bacteria that co-exist in a complex ecosystem. To promote optimal health it is important to ensure that the good bugs outweigh the bad. If you think of your gut like a garden, a digestive system full of bad bacteria is like a garden overrun with weeds, affecting the overall health of your digestive system and inhibiting the growth of beneficial bugs. Everyday diet and lifestyle choices can interfere with the balance of bacteria in the gut promoting an overgrowth of weeds in your digestive tract.
Diet and Lifestyle Choices Can Disrupt Bacterial Balance

There are a number of diet and lifestyle factors that can deplete the levels of beneficial bacteria in your digestive system, many of which you can influence. Some of these include:

* Low intake of dietary fibre
* High intake of dietary fat
* Exposure to toxic substances
* Alcohol consumption
* Antibiotic use
* Gastrointestinal infections
* Excess stress

Fortunately, probiotic supplementation can help to reduce the negative effects that everyday diet and lifestyle can have on the balance of good bacteria in your gut.

Your Guide to Probiotics IBS Support

All probiotic supplements can impact the health of the digestive tract, however, certain strains of probiotics can have different actions within the body. When choosing a probiotic supplement for yourself, it is best to choose one that has the specific actions that meet your body's requirements, otherwise you may not get the results you are looking for. To help you choose the right probiotic strain for your individual needs, follow these guidelines:

* IBS Support: Do you suffer from symptoms of medically diagnosed Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) such as pain, constipation, diarrhoea, gas and bloating? Ethical Nutrients IBS Support contains the therapeutic and exclusive probiotic strain, Lactobacillus plantarum (299v), which has an anti-inflammatory effect and assists in the management of medically diagnosed IBS.

*Gastro Relief: Ethical Nutrients Gastro Relief contains two strains of beneficial bacteria Lactobacillus rhamnosus (LGG) and Saccharomyces cerevisiae (boulardii) which helps to reduce the frequency and severity of diarrhoea in adults and children and helps to maintain a normal healthy gastrointestinal system and digestive function.

*Travel Bug: Are you planning an overseas getaway and want to reduce the risk of travellers diarrhoea during your travels? Be sure to pick up some Ethical Nutrients Travel Bug as part of your holiday planning. Ethical Nutrients Travel Bug contains a beneficial probiotic which may relieve diarrhoea in both children and adults, as well as reduce the risk of diarrhoea when travelling. Unlike other probiotic formulas, this product may be kept unrefrigerated for up to one month, making it a convenient travel companion.

*Inner Health Plus: If you have been taking a course of antibiotics, taking a probiotic such as Ethical Nutrients Inner Health Plus is recommended to minimise bowel flora disruption and help improve general wellbeing. The probiotic strains contained within Ethical Nutrients Inner Health Plus aid in the maintenance of normal healthy digestive function and a normal healthy immune system. This product is also available in a dairy free option.

What about children?

*Inner Health for Kids: Ethical Nutrients Inner Health for Kids may help to promote the growth and increase the number of healthy flora within the digestive system in children. If your child has been taking a course of antibiotics, Ethical Nutrients Inner Health for Kids may assist in maintaining the levels of normal healthy flora (friendly bacteria) that may have been disrupted. It also supports a normal healthy gastrointestinal system and promotes general health and wellbeing.

*Inner Health Immune Booster for Kids: For those children who keep on getting sick, Ethical Nutrients Inner Health Immune Booster for Kids may be able to help. A clinical trial has shown that, when taken daily, the exclusive probiotic strains in the Inner Health Immune Booster for Kids may boost immune system function, reducing the frequency and duration of cold and flu symptoms and the incidence of coughs and runny noses. As a result, this formula was also found to reduce the number of days absent from childcare or school due to colds and flu.

Take Care of Your Gut and it Will Take Care of You

If you want to look after yourself, looking after your gut is a good place to start. A well-functioning gut enables your body to absorb the good and expel the bad, whilst keeping the immune system functioning at its best. Taking responsibility for what goes into your gut is really important for optimal health. By taking a good quality probiotic everyday, you can protect the live bacteria residing in your gut from everyday diet and lifestyle factors helping to maintain your gut health and general wellbeing. Start taking the right probiotic for you today and you can work towards a healthier gut and a healthier body. Choosing to keep your gut happy means you can live a much happier, healthier life!

Inner health assists in restoring beneficial (friendly) bacteria, especially after long term antibiotic and/or contraceptive pill use. It aids in the maintenance of a normal healthy gastro intestinal system and digestive function. Aids in maintaining a normal healthy immune system. Helps improve well being. Probiotics are beneficial for those with any problem relating to a candida over growth, such as thrush, UTI or cystitis, IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation diarrhoea. They are also vital after taking antibiotics. It is said that for each 1 course of antibiotics you take, you should consider taking a probiotic supplement for 3-4 weeks afterwards, just to replace the beneficial bacteria destroyed from this 1 course.

Each 1.5 grams (1/2 metric (5 mL) teaspoon) contains: 15 billion good bacteria (1/5g), consisting of Lactobacillus Acidophilus (NCFM) Organisms 7.5 billion, Bifidobacterium Lactis (Bi-07) Organisms 7.5 billion, Oligofructose 180mg. Suitable for those with a dairy or lactose intolerance. Gluten and Dairy free. No added artificial flavouring, colouring or preservatives. Free from gluten, wheat, dairy, lactose, corn, eggs, nuts, yeast and salt. Store at 2&degC to 8&degC. (Refrigerate. Do not freeze.)

Directions for use: Suitable for dairy and lactose intolerant people. Take 1/2 metric (5ml) teaspoon (1.5g) in a glass of unchilled water twice daily or as directed by a healthcare professional.

Keep out of reach of Children. Storage: Store at 2C to 8C. Refrigerated. Do not freeze.