Launch Date: July 10, 2013
In 2013, ProbioSlim entered a new market—one that combined digestive health and weight management. Probiotics' digestive widely known digestive health benefits are backed with countless studies, but products such as yogurt contain calories and sugar that aren't necessarily diet-friendly. The premium supplement utilizes the resilient probiotic strain LactoSpore to deliver digestive health benefits in combination with natural epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) from green tea extract to kick-start fat burning and support weight loss. Additionally, ProbioSlim includes kiwi, fig and papaya extracts as prebiotics to complement LactoSpore's probiotics.
Launch Date: May 16, 2014
Active D'Lites pairs chocolate with probiotics and prebiotics for a better-for-you indulgence. This no-sugar-added, stevia-sweetened chocolate includes Dupont Danasico's HOWARU and RESTORE probiotics, backed by more than 600 research papers and 200 human clinical studies. Each of the European-style chocolate bars carries 20 billion CFU. Additionally, recent clinical trials boast prebiotics' efficacy; in fact, ingesting cocoa with prebiotics increases the beneficial gut microbes that help reduce stomach upset.
Digestive Health: KeVita Blueberry Cherry, Tangerine and Hibiscus Berry Daily Cleanse by KeVita
These sparkling functional beverages contain a proprietary culture of four strains of live probiotics. The flavors include Hibiscus Berry Daily Cleanse, which combines hibiscus, raspberry, rose hips, goji, and schizandra; Tangerine, boosted with organic green coffee bean extract; and Blueberry Cherry, a blend of superfruits such as plus ashwaganda for super-charged antioxidant benefits.
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Launch Date: May 15, 2013
Probiotics offer serious health benefits—but only if they reach the intestines alive. Twinlab Time-Release Probiotic™ utilizes the BIO-tract® delivery system to protect probiotics from harmful stomach acid and control their release. Typically, probiotics supplements provide massage doses to ensure the necessary amount survives the digestive tract; Twinlab's newest product, with 6 billion CFU per dose, ensures a higher percentage of probiotics reach the intestines where they matter most.
Interest in digestive health continues to climb, despite mounting hurdles from international regulatory bodies. Successful products in this key category will sport legal label claims and may boast a synergistic blend of successful ingredients such as probiotics, prebiotics, enzymes, fiber and more.
Launch Date: March 5, 2014
Probium's Pro-Cran Blend 6B offers a broad spectrum probiotics and synergistic Sunfiber® and fructooligosaccharides (FOS) delivered in delayed-release vegetarian capsules. The blend combines Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bifidobacterium lactis, Bifidobacterium bifidum and Bifidobacterium longum, exceeing 6 billion CFU per serving for high-quality digestive health benefits with no artificial flavors and preservatives. This non-dairy and non-GMO (genetically modified organism) supplement also contains D-mannose and cranberry juice powder for optimal men's and women's health.