The world of biotics is expanding far from old-school probiotic bacterial species. Here's our list of favorite ingredients on offer.

Todd Runestad, Content Director,

March 27, 2023

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Four prebiotic ingredients—Bimuno GOS by Clasado Biosciences, ButyraGen from NutriScience, Wellbiome by Optibiotix, and Raia-KFS from Orgenetics—are part of a list of industry innovators. Rounding out that list are the postbiotics RHT3201 by Nutralliance and LBiome from Stratum Nutrition, and the probiotic blends BPL1 HT by ADM and SynBalance DefensePlus from SynBalance

Here, we give you one of each of the prebiotics, postbiotics and probiotic blends. For the complete list, download the latest free Natural Products Insider digital magazine

About the Author(s)

Todd Runestad

Content Director,, Natural Products Insider

Todd Runestad has been writing on nutrition science news since 1997. He is content director for and Natural Products Insider digital magazines. Other incarnations: supplements editor for, Delicious Living!, and Natural Foods Merchandiser. Former editor-in-chief of Functional Ingredients magazine and still covers raw material innovations and ingredient science.

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Todd writes about nutrition science news such as this story on mitochondrial nutrients, innovative ingredients such as this story about 12 trendy new ingredient launches from SupplySide West 2023, and is a judge for the NEXTY awards honoring innovation, integrity and inspiration in natural products including his specialty — dietary supplements. He extensively covered the rise and rise and rise and fall of cannabis hemp CBD. He helps produce in-person events at SupplySide West and SupplySide East trade shows and conferences, including the wildly popular Ingredient Idol game show, as well as Natural Products Expo West and Natural Products Expo East and the NBJ Summit. He was a board member for the Hemp Industries Association.

Education / Past Lives

In previous lives Todd was on the other side of nature from natural products — natural history — as managing editor at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. He's sojourned to Burning Man and Mount Everest. He graduated many moons ago from the State University of New York College at Oneonta.


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