advanced gut health probiotic kids

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NEW! Build your child’s healthy gut flora

5 billion CFU from 7 balanced strains specifically chosen to support their overall and gastrointestinal health!

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  • Overview

    Build your child’s healthy gut flora with advanced gut health probiotic kids!

    A healthy gut is essential to your child’s overall health. Researchers have found a link between reduced diversity of gut bacteria and the development of allergies and asthma—children who took antibiotics in the first 6 months of life were 2x more likely to develop asthma by age 4. But many children are only getting probiotics from sugar-laden yogurt!

    Early life is critical in shaping your child’s microbiome! That’s why we made advanced gut health probiotic kids formulated with the same quality standards as our advanced gut health probiotic—but made specifically for kids:

    ✓ Supports a child’s gut flora and overall gastrointestinal health
    ✓ Multi-strain formula: 7 strains of bacteria to promote overall diversity
    ✓ Specially crafted for tiny guts: including Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG, one of the most researched probiotics for promoting childhood health and Reuteri, a natural resident of a healthy gut in childhood
    ✓ Made with clean, stable & pure strains: we use human, third-party verified strains that are triple-cleaned in a temperature- and humidity- controlled environment for a stable, clean and pure probiotic blend
    ✓ Unique chewable format: “Honeycomb” technology allows for immediate activation of the bacteria once the probiotics come into contact with the mouth—delivering them to where they’re needed
    ✓ Yummy lemonade chewables: Your kids will love them!
    ✓ Shelf stable: No refrigeration required
    ✓ Sugar-free: 0 grams of sugar per serving
    Free from: vegan and free from nuts and gluten. Made without dairy or soy ingredients

    *15 billion at manufacture

    “I’m so proud to be partnering with Genuine Health to bring you the best quality natural health supplements to help your children truly thrive! Based on the latest research, you can feel good knowing you’re giving your child products that are free from GMOs and artificial flavouring and full of wholesome, nourishing ingredients designed with your child’s resiliency in mind.”

    Joy McCarthy, Holistic Nutritionist and Founder of Joyous Health
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  • Formula

    Recommended use: For a daily source of probiotics to support a child’s gut flora and overall gastrointestinal health.

    Dosage: Children 3–12 years old: Chew one tablet daily. If you are on antibiotics, take advanced gut health probiotic kids at least 2-3 hours before or after. Do not allow young children to swallow tablets whole.

    Ingredients per 1 chewable tablet:

    Probiotic Blend 5* billion CFU
    Lactobacillus rhamnosus A008 1.000 billion CFU
    Lactobacillus plantarum A138 1.000 billion CFU
    Lactococcus lactis A200 1.000 billion CFU
    Lactobacillus reuteri A113 0.500 billion CFU
    Lactobacillus paracasei A234 0.500 billion CFU
     Lactobacillus acidophilus A118  0.500 billion CFU
     Bifidobacterium lactis A026  0.500 billion CFU

    *Guaranteed 5 billion CFUs at expiry, when stored at recommended conditions. 15 billion CFUs at the time of manufacture.

    Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Isomalt, natural lemon flavour, citric acid, ascorbic acid, monk fruit extract, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide.

    advanced gut health probiotic kids is free from milk and soy

    Caution: If you have fever, vomiting, bloody diarrhoea or severe abdominal pain, consult a health care practitioner prior to use. If symptoms of digestive upset (e.g. diarrhoea) occur, worsen, or persist beyond 3 days, discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner. If you have an immune-compromised condition, do not use this product.

    Store in a cool place. For maximum potency, keep refrigerated, however refrigeration is not required.

  • Product Q&A

    My child is allergic to citrus, will the probiotics be safe?

    If your child has allergies or reactions to concentrated lemon juice, it is possible that similar reactions could occur with the lemon flavouring since it is extracted from natural sources.

    Are probiotics necessary if children eat yogurt every day?

    Yogurt can be a healthy addition to your child’s diet, but yogurt typically does not contain the range of species (usually just up to 4), CFU (around 1 billion) or a mechanism to protect the bacteria during their journey to your child’s gut! Additionally, children’s yogurts are typically loaded with sugar. A daily probiotic—like advanced gut health probiotic kids has 7 strains of bacteria carefully chosen for a child’s health, 5 billion CFU and a unique “honeycomb” tablet that gets the bacteria where they’re needed—is your child’s best bet!

    If the strains in advanced gut health probiotic kids+ are human strain, how can they be vegan?

    Although we use “human strain” probiotics in our formulas, there are no humans or human by-products involved! These are identical species that naturally reside in our gut (and are acclimatized to the human GI tract) BUT the source of the original culture is so far removed from ever having been in contact with anything human. Bacteria is omnipresent in our environment, and can be collected from any surface, and cultivated in isolation from its original medium – without containing any traces of the original source!

    What is used as the medium to grow the probiotics?

    We use a vegan medium that is proprietary.

    Are there both resident and transient strains in the probiotics?

    Yes! advanced gut health probiotic kids contains both resident and transient strains of probiotics.

    Can I break it up and give the probiotics in water to my baby?

    advanced gut health probiotic kids are recommended to children over the age of 3 and are best taken as recommended—by chewing! We cannot recommend that the tablets be modified to be given to a younger child, because we must abide by Health Canada’s guidelines by age.

    Will advanced gut health probiotic kids have the same benefit if I crush it up and put it in a smoothie? (for example, toddlers who are not comfortable with chewing)

    For best results, we recommend consuming advanced gut health probiotic kids as directed on the label—by chewing! But, as long as your child is over the age of 3, you can try mixing the probiotic into a smoothie or adding it to yogurt. Just make sure that the probiotics are mixed only with a cool or room temperature product – the less acidic the better – and that it is consumed immediately to minimize the reduction in CFU.

    If the probiotics are chewable, why doesn’t stomach acid destroy any bacteria. If it does destroy some, any idea how much?

    advanced gut health probiotic kids is made with carefully selected acid-resistant strains. We then use an innovative tableting process to protect the viability of the bacteria from production to consumption. (While encapsulated probiotics do help to protect the bacteria, delivering them safely to the gut, it can also cause them to be inaccessible across much of the upper GI tract—including the oral microbiome.)

    What are the spots that sometimes appear on the surface of the advanced gut health probiotic kids tablets?

    The spots are caused by ascorbic acid (vitamin C), which we use as an antioxidant that helps to keep the tablets stable. Over time, the ascorbic acid oxidizes, which darkens the colour and appears as small spots on the tablet. It’s worth pointing out that the tablets are still completely safe to take even when spotted!

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