BioKid

Probiotics for kids

BioKid
BioKid
Composition:
Each chewable tablet contains:
Streptococcus thermophilus ……………………. 3.6 billion CFU*
Lactobacillus acidophilus …………………………. 1.2 billion CFU*
Bifidobacterium longum ……………………………. 1.2 billion CFU*
* Initial cell count

Our coating technology ensures 100 times higher survival rate than uncoated probiotics in the intestine.

Health benefits:
◆ Boost immunity and tummy comfort
◆ Support normal growth of bones and teeth
◆ Reduce incidence of respiratory infections
◆ Support digestive health and constipation relief

Probiotics including Streptococcus thermophilus are beneficial to the host through its contribution to the development and maintenance of a healthy immune system. It has positive effects on the modulation of immunoglobulin and gut microflora in children.

A systemic review concluded that dietary intake of probiotics is beneficial in terms of weight and height gain among under-nourished children. The study demonstrated that Lactobacilli possess antimicrobial activities against periodontal pathogens. The children consuming milk containing this probiotic, particularly 3-4 years of age, had significantly fewer dental caries and lower salivary counts of streptococcus mutans.

In a published systemic review and meta-analysis, it was proved that a probiotic administration was beneficial for the prevention of acute respiratory tract infections. The probiotics containing Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidum given twice a day for 3 months was able to reduce the symptoms of the common cold.

The studies in constipated children showed that the probiotics had significantly improved stool frequency and consistency which could be due to change in the intestinal flora.

The meta-analysis suggested that Lactobacillus is safe and effective as a treatment for children with acute infectious diarrhoea, antibiotic-associated diarrhoea and functional abdominal pain.

Dosage:
Children over 2 years: chew one or two tablets daily between meals. The dosage can be adjusted according to requirement.

Side effect:
Soft stool may occur in some individuals.

Caution:
Mixing with hot food and drink should be avoided.

Storage:
Store under 25°C, away from moisture and direct sunlight. Keep refrigerated to maintain potency.

Quantity supplied:
6 chewable tablets per strip,
5 strips per box

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