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Supplement Recommendations for Better Digestive Health and Weight Management

In naturopathic medicine, the digestive tract is considered the cause of many health issues, not just those related to digestion. Aching muscles, fluid retention, weight gain, slowed metabolism, joint pains, concentration, headaches or skin problems, as well as depression may have their source in the gut. So maintaining a healthy digestive system is critical to your overall wellbeing. The naturopathic medicine practitioners at IMI recommend these products for better digestive health:

 


Klaire Labs® Ther-Biotic® Complete Probiotics

Our digestive tract is home to trillions of beneficial bacteria known as Probiotics. They are essential for digestive processes and extremely important for immunity. Certain strains protect us against unfriendly pathogens and have been found to reduce gas, bloating and diarrhea and also useful in the treatment of allergies, eczema, and other infections.

Ther-Biotic® Complete is a high potency, hypoallergenic blend of 12 strains of probiotics. These strains are carefully chosen to provide broad coverage to support a healthy balance of microflora across the whole gastrointestinal tract. Formulated with 25+ billion CFUs per capsule, Ther-Biotic® Complete uses proprietary InTactic® technology to ensure maximum delivery of live microorganisms throughout the intestinal tract.

Product available in IMI Dispensary, or you may buy online.

 

 


Klaire Labs® Ther-Biotic® For Infants

Ther-Biotic® For Infants is a high potency, hypoallergenic blend of 5 Lactobacillus and 5 Bifidobacterium species. It is designed to support a normal infant microflora that can be so easily disrupted by caesarean section deliveries, formula feeding, antibiotic and pollution exposure. Each 1/4 teaspoon of Ther-Biotic® For Infants contains more than 10+ billion CFUs and can be mixed with expressed breast milk, formula, or solid food at room temperature as appropriate.

Product available in IMI Dispensary, or you may buy online.

 

 


Grapefruit Seed Extract

Excessive gas, bloating, along with skin problems can be signs of yeast and bacteria overgrowth in the gastrointestinal tract. Grapefruit seed extract has been used by healthcare practitioners as a safe, effective, and natural antimicrobial agent. A preliminary clinical trial reported that grapefruit seed extract supplements helped support healthy G.I. function and comfort. NutriBiotic’s GSE is a natural liquid concentrate derived from the seed and pulp of grapefruit.

IMI Dispensary also carries Pure Encapsulations’ Grapefruit Seed Extract in capsules.

If your bloating problem is chronic or if you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), please make a booking with an IMI Naturopathic Medicine Practitioner for proper treatment.

 

 


Brautigam’s Organic Garlic Juice

Garlic has been valued as a food ingredient with medicinal properties as a natural antibiotic against viruses, bacteria, protozoa, parasites, and fungi such as Candida albicans and Aspergillus niger. Garlic also strengthens the immune system and is a potent antioxidant. This product is made from organic garlic fresh-picked from biological, toxin free small farms in Europe, with near 100% purity, with no dyes, fillers, binders, coatings or extenders.

If you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), please make a booking with an IMI Naturopathic Medicine Practitioner for proper treatment.

Product available in IMI Dispensary.

 

 

Recommendations for Weight Management


MedLab W8Biotic

W8Biotic™ is formulated to support lean body mass and weight management. This strawberry flavoured powder contains Hi-Maize Resistance Starch, a prebiotic that promotes the growth of the probiotics Bacteroides, known to assist weight management. The Hi-Maize Resistance Starch also produces short-chain fatty acids that help to support healthy gastrointestinal function. W8 works by increasing satiety, improving carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, helps digestion and lean muscle mass resulting in more effective weight management. It makes a great afternoon drink to curb snacking.

Product available in IMI Dispensary.

 

 


Isowhey® Weight Management Protein Powder

The IsoWhey® Weight Management range is scientifically formulated for health-conscious people who are looking to manage their weight with confidence and to lead a healthier lifestyle. More than simply a weight management product, IsoWhey is a long-term lifestyle complement to healthy eating and exercise. This ultra-purified whey protein isolate also contains 12 vitamins and 11 minerals, Litesse® prebiotic fibre, as well as probiotics for intestinal balance and digestive health. Simply follow the 7-Day and 21-Day programs and kickstart a healthier lifestyle.

Product available in IMI Dispensary, or you may buy online.