Digestive health

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Your guide to detoxing

Give your body a gentle cleanse and feel refreshed and ready to kick-start a healthier way of living.

  1. Your guide to detoxing
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Digestive health
Digestive health

Digestive Bio Balance®

Blackmores Digestive Bio Balance® provides a clinically researched probiotic that is suitable for the whole family (over 2 years).

Lactobacillus reuteri(DSM 17938 Protectis®):200 million organisms

Dosage

Adults and children over 2 years - Chew or crush 1 tablet once a day, or as professional prescribed.

  • If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional
  • May occasionally cause a temporary increase in mild flatulence
  • If diarrhoea persists in children over 2 years for more than 12 hours seek medical advice
Digestive health

Recharge liver detox with superfoods

The liver is a vital organ of the digestive system. It plays an important role in detoxification as it filters out many harmful substances.

Blackmores Recharge Liver Detox Plus Super Foods contains globe artichoke (Cynara scolymus) which is traditionally used in Western herbal medicine to help relieve digestive disturbances and to help support liver cleansing**. Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) may provide antioxidant support for the liver cells.

With antioxidants (Green tea, selenium, taurine, broccoli sprouts and milk thistle) and B vitamins (B1,B2,B3,B5) required for the release of energy from food.*

Silybum marianum(milk thistle):equivalent to dry leaf 12 g

Cynara scolymus (globe artichoke):equivalent to fresh leaf dry 6 g

Camellia sinensis(green tea):equivalent to dry leaf 270 mg

Brassica oleracea var italica(broccoli sprout extract powder):equivalent to whole plant fresh 2 g

Triticum aestivum(wheatgrass juice powder):equivalent to fresh juice 200mg

Thiamine hydrochloride(vitamin B1):(equivalent to thiamine 1.2 mg) 1.35 mg

Thiamine (vitamin B1) is a water-soluble nutrient required for converting carbohydrates into energy. Food sources include whole grains, beans, nuts, sunflower seeds, pork and beef.

Riboflavin(vitamin B2):1.3 mg

Riboflavin (vitamijn B2) is a water-soluble vitamin involved in ATP production and the metabolism of many of the other B group vitamins. Food sources include almonds, mushrooms and wild rice. Vitamin B2 supplements may change urine colour to bright yellow.This is harmless and temporary.

Nicotinamide (vitamin B3):16 mg

Also called niacin; nicotinamide (vitamin B3) is a water-soluble nutrient involved in energy production and carbohydrate metabolism. Legumes, peanuts, wheat bran, and fish are all sources of vitamin B3.

Calcium pantothenate(vitamin B5, equivalent to pantothenic acid 6 mg):6.55 mg

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) is involved in the metaboloism of fats and carbohydrates for energy production. Vitamin B5 is found in sunflower seeds, peas, beans (except green beans), poultry and whole grains.

Cyanocobalamin(vitamin B12 equivalent to cyanocobalamin 2.4 µg):240 mg

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) is an essential water-soluble nutrient needed for protein and DNA synthesis, folate metabolism, and red blood cell production. Food sources of vitamin B12 include egg yolk, fish, beef, milk and cheese.

Folic acid:400 µg

A water-soluble B group vitamin, folate is involved in the synthesis of DNA and RNA and the activation of vitamin B12 into it's active form. Folic acid is found in fresh green leafy vegetables, broccoli, mushrooms, legumes, nuts and fortified cereals.

Choline bitartate:140 mg

Choline is a water-soluble nutrient that is related to the B group vitamins and plays a role in the metabolism of fats. Eggs, peanuts and soy beans are good sources of choline.

Selenomethionine(selenium 30 µg):6 mg

Selenium is a trace element that acts a cofactor of antioxidant enzymes. Selenium makes it's way into the food chain through incorporation into plants from soil, leading to a variation in the amount of selenium in human adults around the world depending on the selenium content of the soils and crops in different locations. Selenium food sources include brewer's yeast, wheat germ, fish, seafood, Brazil nuts and garlic.

L-taurine:150 mg

L-glycine:150 mg

In a base containing

Inulin, Lecithin, Beet root (Beta vulgaris) powder, Carrot (Daucus carota) powder, Lemon juice (Citrus x limon) powder, Orange flavour, Plant-derived sweeteners (Stevia rebaudiana, Thaumatin and xylitol), Citric acid, Maltodextrin, Calcium hydrogen phosphate, Silicon dioxide

Dosage

Adults - Add 5 g (1 metric teaspoon) to water or juice. Stir and serve. Take once daily with a meal or as professionally prescribed.
  • Not recommended for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 micrograms for adults of selenium from dietary supplements should not be exceeded
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet
29 June 2011

Reflux

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Reflux is the regurgitation of digestive fluids from the stomach up the oesophagus. It is a common cause of symptoms of indigestion.

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01 April 2010

Food poisoning

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Also known as infectious gastroenteritis, food poisoning is caused by consuming contaminated foods or water. The symptoms can vary from mild discomfort to life-threatening illness.

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