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PB8
 

A Probiotic.org Expert Product Review

 
Product Overview According to the manufacturer, PB8 Pro-biotic Acidophilus is the number one best selling Probiotic Acidophilus. Nutrition Now claims that this product can keep the digestive system functioning in a healthy manner despite the effects of stress, fast foods, too much sugar, unnatural preservatives, and prescription drugs.
Manufacturer PB8 probiotic supplement is made by Nutrition Now, Incorporated.
Probiotic Strain(s) PB8 Pro-biotic Acidophilous for Life contains eight powerful probiotic strains. These include Lactobacillus plantarum, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus rhamnonsus, Lactobacillus paracasei, Lactobacillus salivarius, Bifidobacterium bifidum, and Bifidobacterium longum.
Colony Forming Units (CFU) The company states that PB8 has 14 billion beneficial colony forming units per capsule at the time of manufacture.
Listed Benefits and Studies Studies have linked the probiotic acidophilus with a reduction in yeast infections. The probiotic strains found in PB8 have also been found to increase the production of healthy bacteria and inhibit that of harmful varieties in the gastrointestinal tract. This leads to a strong immune system and a greater ability to fight infections.
Method of Delivery The probiotics in PB8 are encapsulated in an outer coating made from gelatin and water. They come in bottles of 60 or 120 vegetarian capsules.
Inactive Ingredients Other than the helpful bacterial cultures, PB8 contains gelatin, water, and silica. It also has a prebiotic called inulin, which comes from the chicory root, mixed with rice maltodextrin to support the growth of the probiotic strains.                                
Listed Directions The company recommended dosage is two capsule of PB8 probiotic every day.
Listed Precautions Those with existing medical problems or anyone currently taking prescribed medications should not use this product. Also, the manufacturer says this product is not suitable for pregnant or nursing women. It is suggested that everyone consult a health care professional before adding this probiotic to their daily routine.
Recommended Storage PB8 probiotic should be stored in a cool, dry place.
Listed Shelf Life An expiration date is stamped on each bottle of PB8.
Place of Manufacture Nutrition Now, Incorporated is located in Vancouver, Washington. 


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