What is Acidophilus? Lactobacillus acidophilus is a bacteria found in the stomach and intestines. This probiotic (live microorganisms that maintain the 'good' bacteria in our gut) is one of the main 'friendly' bacterias and is found in many dairy products,...
Psyllium Husk Powder
Origins of Psyllium Husk Psyllium is a seed which is extracted from Plantago ovata, a plant that belongs to the Plantaginaceae family. The Psyllium Husk is a fibre found in the seed of the plant. The plant itself is native...
What is Inulin? Inulin is a soluble fibre, made up of several chains of fructose molecules that are linked together in a way that is indigestible by the small intestine. Inulin is found in many plants, including wheat, onions, bananas,...
What is Chitosan? Chitosan is a sugar found in the exoskeleton (external shell of animals) of shellfish, including the likes of crab, lobster and shrimp. The molecule is an indigestible fibre, meaning it has a 0 calorie value. Benefits of...
Probiotic capsules (30)
Origins of Probiotics Probiotics are made up of live microorganisms that are naturally found in the body and are beneficial to its functioning. The two most common types of probiotics are lactobacillus and bifidobacterium. Probiotics can be found in certain...