Aug 24, 2014

Trust Your Gut: The Power of Actbiotics Probiotics

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By now, you’ve heard that a daily probiotic is a cornerstone of overall health. Probiotics are essential to gut health and, in turn, a happy gut increases immune function, boosts mood, and improves overall physical condition.

So the only question is, which probiotic is right for you? When shopping for a probiotic, you must remember one word: variety.

Having a wide range of strains increases your protection against the various swarms of bad bacteria living in your gut. That’s why Actbiotics contains the widest range of strains of any product on the market, hand-curated based on their survival rates and health benefits.

Check out the ten strains found in Actbiotics below:

Bacilus Subtilis is a resilient strain that is known for its efficacy in treating GI tract disorders. It is also linked with strengthening the immune system.

Bacillus Coagulans is frequently used to repopulate the gut after antibiotic use. It’s uses are also indicated for generalized bowel pain and discomfort.

Lactobacillus acidophilus is naturally-occurring in the intestinal tract, which helps aid in preserving a balance of microorganisms in the gut. This strain may also help combat inflammatory disease.

Bifidobacterium Lactis stimulates the body’s immune response, and has been shown to help prevent childhood eczema. This strain is also known for enhancing cellular immunity in the elderly.

Bifidobacterium Longum is one of the earliest gastrointestinal colonizers in infants, and has been shown to have significant antiviral properties.

Lactobacillus Rhamnosus inhibits the growth of harmful microorganisms in the gastrointestinal tract, and can help prevent minor bacterial infection.

Lactobacillus Salivarius is the most common strain for fighting symptoms associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It has also been shown to combat infectious mastitis in breastfeeding women. This strain works by combating pathogenic gut bacteria.

Lactobacillus Casei inhibits the growth of harmful microorganisms in the gut. It is commonly found in fermented foods, including pickles and sauerkraut.

Bifidobacterium Breve
is a rapidly-populating strain that is beneficial to colon health and to combating vaginal yeast infections (candida)

Lactobacillus Paracasei
can reduce diarrhea in infants, and helps reduce allergies. There are also reports that this strain reduces Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and inflammation.


When it comes to gut health, the broad spectrum protection provided by Actbiotics is due to the research backing each of the above strains and is the key to effective gut-health maintenance. After all, variety is the spice of life.