Getting bacteria where it’s needed most
For any beneficial bacteria supplement (or probiotic) to be effective, the bacteria must get through to where they can work – the large intestine (or colon). However, this means they must through the hostile environment of your stomach and small intestine. When food is eaten, your digestive system is triggered, with acid being released in your stomach, and other enzymes and bile salts in your small intestine. And because many supplements and yoghurts are seen as food, the beneficial bacteria in them can struggle to survive in these harsh environments.
In an attempt to avoid this, some supplements are freeze-dried to ensure the bacteria within them survives through the stomach. Of course this has its own drawbacks as they have to be reactivated before they can get to work – and because this process takes time, many pass right through your digestive system before they’ve had a chance to wake up and work. Freezing can also alter the structure and efficiency of bacteria so these freeze dried products simply aren’t as effective as Symprove.
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