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Senior Daily Probiotics - Innovite Health

Senior Daily Probiotics - Innovite Health As you age, body changes can affect the natural make-up of your digestive flora. IVH Senior Daily helps you to supplement against those aging effects, delivering exactly the right types of beneficial bacteria.
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1 Pack $59.99 Buy Now
4 Pack $44.99 Buy Now

($179.97 for 4-pack - Buy 3 Get 1 Free)

25 Billion CFU, 60 veg caps
NPN # 80048143


Key Benefits At A Glance:

  • Promotes overall digestive health and regular bowel movements.
  • Contains 25 billion colony forming units (CFU) per serving.
  • Includes IVH signature blend of 4 key strains, plus it utilizes IVH potent L. acidophilus DDS®-1 strain.
  • Sugar, soy, gluten and GMO free. Suitable for Vegan diet.

Product Description:

There are billions of bacteria living in the intestinal tract often referred to as ‘microflora’ or ‘microbiota”. Probiotics are live microorganisms, which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host (FAO/WHO 2002). Found in the microflora they work to keep a healthy intestinal balance, reducing the amount of harmful bacteria while replenishing and maintaining beneficial strains. Maintaining this balance is critical for overall good health.

Why supplement with probiotics?

Beneficial bacteria may be reduced due to a variety of factors:

  • Age
  • Antibiotic or other medication use
  • Infection or illness
  • Lifestyle
  • Dietary changes or poor diet
  • Stress
  • Digestive disorders
  • Traveling

An unhealthy balance between the beneficial and harmful bacteria may affect gastrointestinal function.

Who needs probiotics?

Daily probiotic supplementation is considered a necessary component of any healthy diet. It supports health for the whole family - from kids to adults. While probiotics may be added in foods such as yogurts and smoothies, direct probiotic supplementation provides the highest amount of beneficial live and active cultures. Probiotics should be a routine part of a daily lifestyle to help maintain optimal health conditions.

Probiotics to the rescue -

As the evidence on the benefits of probiotics is building, several studies suggest that these natural remedies, which contain beneficial bacteria, may help prevent or treat some digestive problems. Many medical doctors as well as natural health practitioners have long recognized that probiotics can often help people with digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diarrhea, gas and bloating. They may also help regulate the immune system. They may even protect against common respiratory infections.

Probiotics will fortify your intestinal flora, which are essential for proper digestion and nutrient absorption. This is key to good health and a strong immune system. Studies have shown that patients who begin a course of probiotics a few days prior to surgery are less likely to pick up a post-operative infection during their hospital stays. This demonstrates a strong connection between intestinal flora and immune function.

The most convincing evidence for probiotics comes from studies of infectious diarrhea. In 2008, an expert panel at Yale University reviewed available evidence and recommended the use of probiotics for the treatment of childhood infectious diarrhea. “If you start children with infectious diarrhea on probiotics, you can shorten the length of the illness by 24 to 30 hours,” says Martin Floch, MD, a gastroenterologist at Yale University School
of Medicine.

Findings from several studies show that probiotics taken before a course of antibiotics may help prevent antibiotic-associated diarrhea.

Not all probiotics are created equal! How to choose the right one?

Probiotics are critically important for health, and the data confirming their benefits just keeps piling up. But where to start? With numerous probiotic strains out there, what works best for diarrhea? For treatment after a round of powerful antibiotics? Or what’s best for daily maintenance? And do they all work the same? Here’s what you need to know before buying and using probiotics.
1. Strain Source Diversity and Origin: Humans are born essentially sterile, meaning free of bacteria, with maternal transmission providing the initial inoculum. Bacteria then colonize the human through a variety of environmental sources: mother, environment, foods, etc. Although human “derived” strains are a foundation to build upon, origin is not a pre-requisite for probiotic benefits, and strain source diversity ensures strains with different habitat preferences are provided. While their mechanism of action and reach may vary, in their totality, source diversity provides full spectrum
GI support.
2. The Right Strain: The right strain is more important than the number of strains. For probiotics to be effective they must provide the appropriate health benefits — this is specific to the condition, the dose and the strain of probiotic. For those looking for health maintenance — gut health and an immune system boost, a good, broad spectrum probiotic is optimum. For specific conditions, a probiotic strain that is clinically proven to aid in that specific condition is what’s needed. A Lactobacillus with broad spectrum benefits will work in the upper intestine, and Bifidobacteria will work in the lower intestinal tract, look for strains like B. longum, B. bifidum and B. lactis. Additionally the composition of our gut flora evolves throughout our entire life, from birth to old age; consequently, the elderly have substantially different microbiota to younger adults. Children have heavier Bifidobacterium counts while adults have even Lactobacillus/ Bifidobacterium ratio counts. Therefore, it’s important to maintain the natural balance of microflora.
3. Acid and Bile Resistance: Many probiotics are not able to survive the acid in the stomach and bile in the small intestine to reach the desired location in the gut (in some cases, fewer than 25% can make it through). Properly selected Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium cultures contain the following common features: resistance to low pH and and bile acids, the ability to compete and survive in the intestinal environment, the ability to adhere to the intestinal cells, production of metabolites beneficial to the host and harmful to pathogens, for example lactic acid, hydrogen peroxide, bacteriocins.
4. Individual Probiotic Needs: Dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free, corn-free, non-GMO, vegetarian capsules, vegan are all qualities important to some people. Make sure you read the label to find out if your probiotics meet your needs.

The body is born sterile (ie. No microflora). Children and seniors have higher ratios of Bifidobacterium while adults have a 50/50 balance between Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus. The amount of CFU (colony forming units) is important – lower amounts for general maintenance, higher amounts for condition specific.

You'll be happy to hear that there’s a special formula dedicated to promoting senior digestive and immune health. As you age, body changes can affect the natural make-up of your digestive flora. IVH Senior helps you to supplement those aging effects, delivering exactly the right types of beneficial bacteria. It includes our signature blend of 4 key strains—Bifidobacteria B. longum, B. lactis, B. bifidum and B. lactis HN019 (which is backed by multiple human clinical studies). Not to mention this potent, easy-to-swallow capsule contains our trademarked L. acidophilus DDS®-1 for overall probiotic benefits.

Supplement Facts:

Each vegetarian capsule is guaranteed to contain a minimum of 25 billion colony forming units (CFU) as follows:

Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS®-1.................................. 4.42 billion CFU
Bifidobacterium lactis HN019....................................... 7.76 billion CFU
Bifidobacterium lactis UABLA-12.................................. 12.32 billion CFU
Bifidobacterium bifidum UABB-10.................................. 0.25 billion CFU
Bifidobacterium longum UABL-14..................................  0.25 billion CFU
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Rice maltodextrin, vegetable cellulose, fructooligosaccharide, magnesium stearate (vegetarian), silica.

Free from wheat, gluten, eggs, nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, yeast, artificial colours, artificial flavours and preservatives. QUALITY, PURITY AND POTENCY GUARANTEED.

Suggested Dose And Usage:

Take 1 capsule daily before or during a meal, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner. Take at least 2-3 hours before or after antibiotics. Refrigerate after opening.

Warnings And Contraindications:

If you have nausea, fever, vomiting, bloody diarrhoea or severe abdominal pain, or if you are taking blood thinners or have a history of kidney stones, consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use. If symptoms of digestive upset (e.g. diarrhoea) occur, worsen, or persist beyond 3 days, discontinue use and consult a healthcare practitioner.
Contraindications: If you have an immune-compromised condition (e.g. AIDS, lymphoma, patients undergoing long-term corticosteroid treatment), do not use this product.
Cautions: Do not use if the seal is broken. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool dry place to preserve freshness.


Statements about these products and health conditions have not been evaluated by Health Canada or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. For the Complete disclosure statement click here.

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