The nine strainsin SymBiotics with FOS include Lactobacillus acidophilus; L.rhamnosus A and L. rhamnosus B (both more versatile andhardier than L. acidophilus); L. bulgaricus and L. casei (majorcontributors to fermented foods); and L. sporogenes, (Bacilluscoagulans), a particularly hardy and antibiotic resistant probioticstrain.* Bifidobacterium longum and B. breve, two of thehardier bifidobacteria, are also present in high potency, as isStreptococcus thermophilus. The bifidobacteria thrive on the
FOS provided in this formulation, and ascorbic acid (vitamin C)is added as a stabilizer. SymBiotics with FOS contains no dairymaterial and contains greater than 4 billion viable organisms perserving. Lyophilized (freeze dried).
As a dietary supplement, 1 level teaspoon one to three times perday, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
CAUTION: Some individuals using FOS experience gastro-intestinalbloating that does not subside after 1 or 2 weeks of use. Inthose cases, FOS should be discontinued. Recent clinical experienceby some practitioners suggests that there are someunfriendly microbial invaders that are suspected of feeding onFOS, the symptoms of that would be those indicated above.
Serving Size: 1 Teaspoon (3.5 g)
Servings Per Container: 40
Amount Per Serving:
Total Carbohydrates 3 g
Sugars 3 g
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 180 mg
Fructooligosaccharides 3 g
Lactobacilli 3 Billion
Bifidobacteria 0.8 Billion
Streptococcus thermophilus 0.4 Billion
Other ingredients: Silicon dioxide.