USANA Probiotic Supports a healthy gut

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Supporting a healthy gut with USANA Probiotic can also help you stay well, even when you’re under pressure. Research suggests that probiotics, including Bifidobacterium BB-12 and Lactobacillus rhamnosusLGG, may play a role in sustaining healthy immune function.* More immune cells are found in the gut than in any other region of the body. This makes sense, because a healthy GI tract is a central line of immune defense. Because it serves as a protective barrier.* USANA Probiotic supports immunity through strength in numbers. Your natural bacteria line the wall of your GI tract to help support a strong barrier and maintain normal function. By delivering more friendly bacteria to your gut with USANA Probiotic, you are helping reinforce this activity. There’ll be even more good bacteria to fill attachment sites on the intestinal wall. So,…
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USANA Probiotic can keep your tummy calm

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Occasional mild gas, constipation, bloating, and diarrhea can all be embarrassing and uncomfortable. You can help reduce the chance of physical discomfort by creating an ideal environment for healthy digestion with USANA Probiotic. (If you often have concerns with digestive issues, please talk to your doctor.)* By maintaining a balanced digestive system, USANA Probiotic helps keep things moving. It has benefits for bowel regularity. It aids consistent waste elimination from the body through the regular passing of stool and normalization of stool consistency. It can also help maintain digestive health and comfort while traveling.* Occasional stress—from travel, hectic schedules, or other lifestyle disruptions—can also take a toll on your digestion and cause minor GI upsets. To help ward off any unpleasant side effects during stressful times, make supplements like USANA…
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What is LGG and BB-12 ?

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Lactobacillus LGG has been replicated from a human intestinal microbiota. It was discovered by Professors Gorbach and Goldin, giving name to the strain. BB-12 is a lactic-acid producing bacteria that comes from a proprietary dairy culture collection. When it was first classified, it was thought to belong to the species Bifidobacterium bifidum, which is where the “BB” came from. Though the classification has now changed to Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis, the name has not. LGG is a registered trademark of Valio Ltd. BB-12 is a registered trademark of Chr. Hansen
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Bring balance to your belly’s bacteria with usana probiotic

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Aid good digestion and support your overall health with USANA Probiotic. It supports harmony in your GI tract by helping to establish a better microbial balance with a boost of friendly bacteria.* There are many probiotic supplements available on the market today. USANA Probiotic makes an excellent choice for two key reasons: the strains and the amounts used. 1—contains two strains of bacteria shown to colonize the intestines and deliver health results Each stick pack of USANA Probiotic contains a unique 50/50 mixture of two of the most studied probiotic bacteria strains: Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis (BB-12®) and Lactobacillus rhamnosus (LGG®). These bacteria are similar to the Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus that are part of a natural gut flora (primarily found in the colon). Dozens of studies on these strains have demonstrated benefits for digestive health and immunity.* These strains are…
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Beneficial bacteria are vital for good digestive health

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Your body’s functions are fueled by the food you eat. So, maintaining digestive health is an important factor in getting the nutrients you need. Because your digestive system is responsible for breaking down and absorbing all the nutrients from the food and supplements you consume. Digestion is a multi-step process. It begins in your mouth and ends when wastes are eliminated. Your gastrointestinal (GI) system is central to the process. It hosts trillions of bacteria—also known as microflora. Your body and its microflora adapted to form a mutually beneficial relationship. The bacteria help your digestive process function properly. The bacteria flourish because they feed on the by-products of digestion. This is why—out of your whole body—the highest amount of bacteria is found in your gut microbiome. Bacteria serve many purposes…
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Difference between microbiome and microbiota

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You may have heard the term “microbiome” and “microbiota” and wondered what the difference is. It’s generally acceptable to use the terms interchangeably, so we use “microbiome” here at Ask the Scientists. “Microbiome” is well-recognized throughout the scientific community and has become the preferred term. Likely because it’s the most comprehensive. Technically “microbiome” and “microbiota” are slightly different. In people, the microbiota is the whole community of microbe species found at a particular site on the human body. This includes fungi, bacteria, viruses, etc., that live in one place. In other words, you have a gut microbiota, a skin microbiota, a urinary tract microbiota, etc. The communities of microbes on your body are generally stable…but they’re also variable. Every site on your body has a different makeup. And it can…
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