This is a powerful probiotic and prebiotic formula. A probiotic is a living organism that helps restore healthy bacteria in the gut. A prebiotic supports growth of healthy bacteria. Combined, these compounds dramatically improve gut health.
SL14™ Probiotics Blend - 75 Billion CFU (187.5mg)
A good probiotic formula is all about healthy bacteria. Probiotics support digestion, enhance the absorption of nutrients, and help prevent gastrointestinal problems. There’s no doubt that improved use of the nutrients you consume can have a substantial effect on your results. This branded ingredient is an exceptional blend that consists of: Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Bifidobacterium breve, Lactobacillus fermentum, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Lactobacillus gasseri, Lactobacillus plantarum, Bifidobacterium lactis, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus paracasei, Lactobacillus salivarius, Bifidobacterium longum, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Bifidobacterium infantis, and Streptococcus thermophilus.
Fructooligosaccharides (Nutraflora® FB P-95) - 400 mg - This is a branded ingredient that provides at least 95% of pure short-chain fructooligosaccharides. What are fructooligosaccharides, you might ask? They are a type of carbohydrate known as oligosaccharides. Called FOS, they are short fructose chains. These chains are a non-digestible prebiotic fiber. They pass through the small intestine. From there, they support healthy bacteria in your digestive tract.(1)
Xylooligosaccharide (PreticX®) - 400mg - This is another branded ingredient. If you haven’t noticed, Digestive Defender uses several branded ingredients. This is the commitment to quality that would make Rich proud.
PreticX® is a non-digestible xylooligosaccharide. Also called XOS, this is a branded ingredient that’s been clinically studied. PreticX helps intestinal regularity and increases bifidobacteria in the colon. This supports gut health and normal metabolism.(2)
Gut Health Blend
This powerful blend consists of three effective ingredients. They are:
Ginger Root Extract - 50mg - This is a plant with an extended history in traditional medicines. The active ingredient is gingerol. It supports digestion, eases stomach upset, and helps chronic indigestion.(3)
Licorice Root Extract 4:1 - 50mg - Here’s an ingredient that’s one of the oldest remedies in the world. One of the most common uses of this plant is to ease an upset stomach. It also treats heartburn.(4)
Peppermint Powder - 25mg - This popular ingredient has a long history of treating digestive ailments. These include indigestion, gas, and bloating. The combination of these three natural ingredients has a powerful synergistic effect on your digestive health.(5)