How many strains should be in your probiotic?

2019-02-07T16:23:39+00:00February 7th, 2019|Digestive Health|

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your health, especially your digestive system. Often referred to as ‘friendly bacteria’, they exist within our gut. Studies have shown that probiotics can aid our digestive health by helping to prevent symptoms of digestive upset - including wind, bloating and diarrhoea.

Probiotics vs. Prebiotics

2018-12-13T15:55:16+00:00December 13th, 2018|Digestive Health|

Advice and advise, affect and effect, aisle and isle—these words are commonly confused. Such words might look alike, sound alike or, worst of all, look and sound alike but have completely different meanings. And there’s another often-confused pair to add to the list—probiotics and prebiotics. There is a common misconception that probiotics and prebiotics are the same, but news flash: they are not. However, prebiotics and probiotics both play equally important roles in your health. Read on to find out more.

Know Your Strain: Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG

2018-10-18T11:23:43+00:00October 26th, 2018|Digestive Health|

Lactobacillus rhamnosus GGis a strain of friendly bacteria that was first discovered in 1985. Now, over 30 years later, it has been the subject of over 1,000 clinical studies, making it the number one most studied probiotic strain.1†† But what is it about this beneficial bacteria strain that keeps scientists interested in studying and utilising its potential?

Which Culturelle® product is right for me?

2018-08-15T16:30:20+00:00August 16th, 2018|Digestive Health|

With a probiotic range designed to support every member of the family#, all Culturelle® products are designed to promote ongoing digestive support and everyday wellness. But with a choice of products, how can you decide which is best suited to you? While not all strains of friendly bacteria provide equal health [...]

What are CFUs and how many do you need?

2018-08-08T16:50:48+00:00August 9th, 2018|Digestive Health|

When comparing probiotics, there are two items on the label that are crucial: the type of probiotic strain and the number of colony-forming units (CFUs) contained. You already know that Culturelle® contains 100% of the most clinically-studied probiotic strain, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG.†† Now it’s time to get into the details [...]

Are all probiotics equal? Single vs multi strain

2018-06-01T11:48:29+00:00June 3rd, 2018|Digestive Health|

Single-strain probiotics vs. multi-strain options You have taken the first step towards maintaining your immune and digestive health by adding a probiotic to your daily routine, and that's great*! As you compare different probiotics, you’ll notice that Culturelle® contains only one probiotic strain, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, while many other brands contain [...]