Communicating health benefits of probiotics
BioGaia offers consumers around the world clinically-proven, patented and user-friendly probiotic products. However, due to the regulatory situation we cannot communicate the effect of our products or claim health benefits. In Europe the use of nutrition and health claims is regulated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and today there are no approved health claims for probiotics.
If you want to know more about probiotics and the effect of good bacteria we recommend you to contact a healthcare professional.
If you want to learn more about your gut and your bacteria continue to read below.
The importance of gut bacteria
Historically, all we knew about bacteria was that they were causing infections and disease, that they were pathogens. Today we know that bacteria are generally beneficial and together with other microorganisms vital for our health. Read more
BioGaia's probiotic strains
Lactobacillus reuteri is one of few bacteria that has co-evolved with humans since the beginning of time, and because of that it is adapted to its host. L. reuteri is among the first bacterial species to become naturally established in the normal microbiota of the newborn. Read more
What are probiotics?
Probiotics are good bacteria that are found in food or supplements. Different probiotic products contain different probiotic strains. This means that one probiotic product with Lactobacillus reuteri (for example L. reuteri NCIMB 30242) is not equal to another probiotic product that contains another strain of Lactobacillus reuteri... Read more
What is colic?
The most common diagnostic criteria for colic is if the child is under the age of five months and has recurrent and prolonged periods of crying, fussing, or irritability that occur without...
What are the health benefits of probiotics?
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