Holista Women's Probiotic with Cranberry Extract (Last updated: 5/14/2011)

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Holista Women's Probiotic with Cranberry Extract - Product Summary Review:

Holista Women's Probiotic with Cranberry Extract is an all natural probiotic supplement that helps the woman's digestive system run smoothly, it is also known to help relieve those occasional urinary tract episodes.* It can be taken 1-3 times daily, preferably after your meals or as directed by a physician.

Holista women's probiotic has been shown to work within the first few weeks of taking this product, the combination of ingredients were designed to help stimulate the gastrointestinal function properly.*


Key Ingredients:

Holista Women's Probiotic with Cranberry Extract offers 5 different probiotic bacteria totaling 5 Billion CFUs per capsule. In addition to the 5 probiotic bacteria used; Holista has also included Cranberry extract. Cranberry extract has been shown to be a powerful ally against bad bacteria from adhering to the urinary walls that can cause urinary problems.*

To learn more about the ingredients see below.

As of 5/14/2011, the following are the active/functional ingredients in Holista Women's Probiotic with Cranberry Extract:

  • Bifidobacterium Longum – 750 Million CFUs/Colony Forming Units.
  • Lactobacillus Acidophilus – 1.5 Billion CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Lactobacillus Casei – 750 Million CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Lactobacillus Fermentum – 500 Million CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Lactobacillus Rhamnosus – 1.5 Billion CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) Powdered Extract (fruit) – 200 mg
  • Other Ingredients – Gelatin capsule (gelatin, purified water), potato starch, magnesium stearate (vegetable grade), ascorbic acid. Contains milk. May not be suitable for those who are lactose sensitive.

Important: We recommend that you review the Product Label for more details on updated ingredients or contact the manufacturer directly. You can also visit Holista Women's Probiotic with Cranberry Extract ingredients to get the latest information on the product.


Advantages/Disadvantages:

Advantages

  • All-in-one probiotic for maintaining digestive health*
  • Supports vaginal and urinary tract health*
  • 5 multi-strain probiotic bacteria: B. longum, L. acidophilus, L. casei, L. fermentum, L. rhamnosus
  • Contains cranberry extract that helps as an anti-adhesion against bad bacteria*
  • Shelf stable. No refrigeration required.
Disadvantages

  • No disclosure on the probiotic strains used; only the species.
  • No scientific evidence

Overall Evaluation:

Holista Women's Probiotic with Cranberry Extract is a multi-strain lactobacillus probiotic supplement. If you notice, the majority of the ingredients with the probiotic bacteria are Lactobacillus which means Lactobacillus species of probiotic bacteria are more prevalent in the urinary and vagina than any other species of probiotic bacteria. In addition, this women's probiotic supplement product also offers cranberry extract as an extra ingredient to help the urinary tract system.* Overall, this is a good product at a reasonable price, but not a lot in terms of special offers like other products we mentioned in our reviews.

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*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.