- Pure, raw, and organic apple cider vinegar and probiotic supplement for overall health
- Supports detoxification
- Enhanced digestive function
- Improved weight control
- Made in the US in a FDA-registered facility
- No harsh taste
- Does not harm the teeth
- Organic ACV capsules
- Ideal for anyone
- Gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, and free of binders or artificial ingredients
Ingredients Concern: None discovered
Cons: Probiotics may cause stomach discomfort and apple cider vinegar may cause allergic reactions in some people
Research indicates that a minimum daily serving of probiotics which supports optimal digestive and immune system function is 10 billion CFUs, especially Lactobacillus as this is one of the most commonly used strains [1, 2].
Probiotics are commonly added to supplements for digestive and immune support, and they are often recommended when people are experiencing diarrhea due to antibiotics [3-5]. Similarly, probiotics are frequently suggested for people who frequently experience intestinal problems due to issues that are related to the improper digestion of food or nutrients .
Research has demonstrated that prebiotics (e.g.,) enhance the growth and activity of probiotics. Probiotics also improve the body's ability to combat microorganisms (e.g., Candida) as well as the body's response to allergens, especially cat and dog hair, pollen, and dust mites, by thickening the viscosity of the airway's mucosal lining and disrupting the production of pro-inflammatory proteins .
Probiotics help support heart health by improving the body's ability to degrade cholesterol as well as increasing nutrient absorption, which subsequently enhances weight control [13, 14]. Probiotic supplementation also supports optimal hormone levels and in doing so supports overall health and weight management .
Prebiotics such as Neem leaf support the health of beneficial gut bacteria .
Apple cider vinegar is the most popular form of vinegar within natural health communities due to health benefits such as improved blood sugar and insulin levels as well as enhanced weight control [17-19].
Digestive heath ; Immune system health [2, 8]; Heart health, improved weight control [15-17]
Probiotics in combination with digestive enzymes (e.g., lactase, protease) support proper digestion and an active lifestyle by increasing the number of good bacteria in the gut . This targets digestive issues that may cause bloating, gas, diarrhea, constipation, etc.; all of which may lead to decreased physical activity . Similarly, probiotics release enzymes that disrupt the growth and activity of harmful microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi (Candida), or viruses which can also cause illnesses or infections that subsequently reduce activity levels [1, 9-11].
In addition, probiotics enhance the body's ability to absorb nutrients (e.g., Vitamin C, sodium), which are known to boost energy levels [7, 12].
Furthermore, probiotics improve respiratory health by increasing the thickness of the protective mucus that lines the airways . This causes harmful invaders to become trapped in the mucus and excreted before they can initiate an illness. Probiotics also stimulate the production of natural killer cells and white blood cells that target infection-causing invaders that would otherwise lead to infections [10, 11]. Improved respiratory health due to probiotic supplementation is associated with heighted physical performance .
Furthermore, clinical research indicates that probiotics support heart health by promoting the breakdown of cholesterol, triglycerides, and body fat in obese individuals and influencing the way cholesterol is absorbed in the gut [13, 14].
Probiotic supplementation also targets stress-induced immune system problems as well as hormonal imbalances, the latter of which helps promotes optimal health and weight control .
Fiber (Neem leaf) provide nutrients that enhance the growth and activity of probiotics (healthy gut bacteria) .
Apple cider vinegar improves insulin sensitivity while a high carbohydrate meal is being consumed by lowering blood sugar levels and the body's response to insulin . It also increases satiety (feelings of fullness) and causes fewer calories to be consumed [18, 19].
Key Ingredients: Apple Cider Vinegar - 1500 mg, Probiotic Blend - 5 Billion CFU (Lactobacillus Gasseri, Lactobacillus Amylovorus, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus, Lactobacillus Fermentum), Neem Leaf - 25 mg (Azadirachta Indica)
All Ingredients: Apple Cider Vinegar - 1500 mg, Probiotic Blend - 5 Billion CFU (Lactobacillus Gasseri, Lactobacillus Amylovorus, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus, Lactobacillus Fermentum), Neem Leaf - 25 mg ( Azadirachta Indica), Cellulose (veggie capsule)
As a dietary supplement, take two (2) capsules together once a day. For best results, take 30 minutes before a meal, or as directed by your health care professional. For those with a more sensitive constitution, we recommend taking only one (1) capsule a day.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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