‘Bowel Biotics Fibre’ is 100% natural, containing only fibre, prebiotics and probiotics. Lifestreams ‘BOWEL BIOTICS FIBRE’ IS THE MOST POPULAR NATURAL BOWEL FORMULA IN THE UK AND IS RECOMMENDED BY MANY GASTROENTEROLOGISTS, DOCTORS & NATURAL PRACTITIONERS IN THE UK.
1. Fibre (Psyllium husks)
Fibre is important in the diet to ensure that waste material is moved efficiently and regularly through the colon so that undigested matter is not left for long periods in the bowel.
2. Prebiotics (Inulin)
Substances that promote the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon are called prebiotics.
Inulins are naturally occurring oligosaccharides (several simple sugars linked together) that are resistant to digestion in the stomach and intestines but are metabolized in the colon by bifidobacteria and lactobacilli. Inulins are found in vegetables such as asparagus, leeks, onions, chicory roots and garlic. Inulins help to promote the growth and activity of beneficial bacteria while simultaneously helping to reduce the population of unfriendly bacteria in the colon.
The ability to digest inulin varies among the different types of microflora which may commonly inhabit the intestine. Several studies have shown how inulin added to a healthy balanced diet improves intestinal flora and enhances the Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria population. Other unfriendly species of bacteria including E. coli, Clostridia and Salmonella cannot utilize inulin.
3. Probiotics (Lactobacilli & Bifidobacteria)
Probiotics are live microbial organisms that populate the gut (such as Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria) and are beneficial to health.
‘Good’ and ‘Bad’ bacteria are continually competing with each other in the gut and it is now clearly recognised that long term bowel health and overall well-being can be supported by maintaining a favourable balance of friendly bacteria in the colon.
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