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What are the differences between bifidobacterium infantis and bifidobacterium lactis (probiotics)?
Probiotics: Bifidobacterium infantis is a probiotic bacterium found in many breast-fed babies. It can be found in breast milk and it has anti-inflammatory effects. Bifidobacterium lactis is probiotic that can be found in fermented milk products. It has beneficial effects on the intestines. ...Read more
Probiotics, by definition, are beneficial bacteria that live in our intestinal tract to help us maintain health intestines and colon. There are several species of these bacteria that are helpful to us including lactobacillus acidophilus. The meats we eat contain antibiotics that kill our natural bacteria that reside in our gut. Today, you will replace these ...Read more
I'm looking for probiotic supplements high in bifidus factor. I found a product called lacto-5. Is bifidus same as bifidobacterium longum?
Not always but...: There are actually 32 species of bifidobacteria but lacto-5 does contain bifobacterium longum, as well as 4 other strains of probiotics (but only 1 type of bifidus). See http://www.Lacto5.Com/faqs.Php the most potent bifidobacterium longum i've found is bioclinic naturals - probiotic-pro bb536 60. ...Read more
I'm looking for a probiotic supplements has the only strain of bifidobacterium infantis and no other ingredients for my research ?
Probiotics gives lactobacillus acidophillus & bifidobacterium. Whey: beta lactoglobulin & alpha lactalbumin. Can both provide similar benefits?
No: Probiotics and whey provide different benefits. They both have "lacto" in their names, which may be the source of your confusion. Lacto means related to milk. Lactobacillus is a bacteria that can grow in dairy products. Whey is the thin, clear liquid that is left when milk has curdled; it is high in protein. Probiotics are good for intestinal health. Whey is primarily a protein source. ...Read more
Been taking culturelle for almost a month now, when i finish i'm thinking about switching to align, good idea to switch probiotics? For variety?
Yes...: Culturelle and align, though both probiotics, have different properties. Culturelle contains exclusively lactobacillus species of bacteria. Align has a variety of bacteria with the main component bifidobacterium which has been proven in studies to be a more hardy probiotic species. Go ahead and make the switch. Good luck! ...Read more
No single best...: There are hundreds of probiotics available. Some are better than others but there is no single "best." according to this, ones that contain l. Plantarum dsm9843 may be esp. Good for gas: http://www.Cnn.Com/2009/health/03/10/healthmag.Probiotics.Stomach/ sometimes you need to try a few brands to find the best one for you. Avoiding difficult-to-digest foods and taking digestive enzymes may help too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
From WebMD: Bifidobacterium lactis HN019. Lactobacillus reuteri ATCC55730 (available in BioGaia Gut Health products). Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) (in Danimals drinkable yogurt and Culturelle capsules). Lactobacillus casei DN-114 001 (in DanActive products). Bifidoba The GI guys in my area all recommend All-Flora to their patients. ...Read more
I think I've got IBS. Been taking probiotics a cpl of days. Pain gone BUT I seem to have acid reflux now. Is this common? What can i do to offset it?
Consider first: Making sure nothing more concerning is going on and that you have the correct diagnosis. This requires you seeing your doctor in person first. Otherwise, if you really are interested in going the route of probiotics, consider either changing the brand use you or change to a probiotic with a different strain. The best data(none is great) if for Bifidobacterium infantis. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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