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VSL#3 Food Supplement 450 Billion Bacteria 10 sachets

VSL#3 is the worlds most concentrated poly-biotic delivering high levels of live good bacteria across 8 different strains to help maintain a healthy gut.  VSL#3 is the world’s most concentrated poly-biotic with 450 billion bacteria in every sachet.

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VSL#3 Food Supplement 450 Billion Bacteria 10 sachets

*** VSL#3 MUST REMAIN AT A TEMPERATURE BELOW 25℃. Please note that the hot weather may mean that we need to delay your order but we will always endeavour to ship to you as quickly as possible. 

 

Why buy VSL#3?

• VSL#3 is the worlds most concentrated poly-biotic delivering high levels of live good bacteria across 8 different strains to help maintain a healthy gut.

• VSL#3 is the world’s most concentrated poly-biotic with 450 billion bacteria in every sachet.

• Scientific research confirms that VSL#3 has the highest volume of bacteria per dose amongst the leading brands, and contains a wide variety of bacterial strains to help maintain a healthy digestive system and help maintain a good gut health.

• VSL#3 contains eight different bacterial strains, making it a combination poly-biotic.

• VSL#3 is scientifically proven to survive the harsh conditions of the stomach, allowing them to reach and colonise the gut, where they help maintain a healthy digestive system.

• Good gut health starts from within and with the help of VSL#3’s 450 billion live bacteria, you can maintain your healthy gut microbiome and help maintain a healthy digestive system.

• Be versatile with VSL#3; sprinkle it, shake it, slurp it, sip it!

WHAT BACTERIA DOES VSL#3 CONTAIN? 

VSL#3 contains: 

Streptococcus thermophiles, Bifidobacterium breve, Bifidobacterium longum, Bifidobacterium infantis, Lactobacillus paracasei, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. Bulgaricus, Lactobacillus plantarum 

 

FAQs vsl3.co.uk

What is VSL#3?

VSL#3 is a highly concentrated poly-biotic food supplement consisting of 8 strains of live freeze-dried lactic acid bacteria from the following bacterial species:

·  Streptococcus thermophilus

·  Bifidobacterium breve

·  Bifidobacterium longum

·  Bifidobacterium infantis

·  Lactobacillus acidophilus

·  Lactobacillus plantarum

·  Lactobacillus paracasei

·  Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus

 

Why does each dose have so many bacteria?

VSL#3 contains 450 billion bacteria per sachet. It is important that a large enough quantity of bacteria is given to ensure that your gut is properly colonised.

Will these bacteria make it through the gut alive?

Yes, the bacteria in VSL#3 have been specifically selected because they are able to make it through the hostile environment of your stomach and colonise your gut.

Why should I take VSL#3?

VSL#3 is a specially selected blend of good bacteria. VSL#3 helps maintain your gut flora.

How should VSL#3 be stored?

To preserve VSL#3 keep it in the fridge. The bacteria have been freeze-dried and are live; it is best that they are kept refrigerated.

Can I keep them out of the fridge?

Yes, for up to one week without affecting the quality of the product. However, VSL#3 must remain at a temperature below 25°C during that time.

Does it matter that my VSL#3 is being delivered out of the fridge via the normal post?

No, it doesn’t. VSL#3 can be kept out of the fridge for up to 7 days. However, you must remember that the time out of the fridge is now reduced due to delivery time. Please put your VSL#3 in the fridge as soon as you get it.

How much and how often should I take VSL#3?

1 to 4 sachets per day are recommended.

How long do I have to take VSL#3?

VSL#3 needs time to support your gut flora, so we recommend taking it for at least one month.

When is it best to take it?

You can take VSL#3 when you like but it is best to fit it into your daily routine.

How do I take VSL#3?

VSL#3 is easy to take, try mixing it into your morning yoghurt or adding it to a cold drink such as fruit juice.

Are there any side effects?

Side effects are rarely reported and generally consist of bloating but this is understood to be a temporary effect as your gut adapts itself to the new bacteria.

Are animal products used in the manufacturing process of VSL#3?

VSL#3 contains no animal products.

What is the Kosher/Halal status of VSL#3?

The product is certified as Kosher and Halal.

Does it contain any allergens?

VSL#3 does not contain: gluten, crustacean shellfish, molluscs, eggs, fish, peanuts, tree nuts, soybeans, milk and lactose, celery, mustard, sesame, lupin and sulphur dioxide at levels above 10mg/kg, or 10mg/litre, expressed as SO2.

What are the ingredients of VSL#3?

Bacteria blend, maltose (derived from corn starch and potato starch), anti-caking agent: silicone dioxide 

What is the nutritional information of VSL#3?

 

per 100 g

per sachet (4,4 g)

Energy value

371 kcal/1574 kJ

16 kcal/69 kJ

Proteins (Nx6,25)

13,4 g

0,6 g

Carbohydrates

76,8 g

3,4 g

Fats

0,38 g

0,015 g

Sodium

0,038 g

0,002 g

 

 
       

 

Does VSL#3 contain any flavouring? 

VSL#3 does not contain any flavouring or colouring.

 

How long does it take for VSL#3 to leave the system after one stops taking it?

VSL#3 poly-biotic colonize the gut within a few days. However, as with other probiotics, they are not able to permanently colonize the gut and they are not found in stools 15 days after stopping VSL#3

Can I take it during pregnancy?

Consult your healthcare professional when taking this or any other food supplement during pregnancy.

Is VSL#3 suitable for children?

For use in children, please consult a medical professional.

 

Please note

  • Orders placed before 10:30am Monday to Thursday will be packed and shipped same day. 

 

  • Orders placed after 10:30am Thursday will be dispatched on Monday 

Returns

***Please note that due to the nature of VSL#3 the probiotics can not be returned.***

 

** This item can be shipped either ambient at room temperature or chilled. Please leave a comment at checkout regarding your preference for delivery. 

 

*** VSL#3 MUST REMAIN AT A TEMPERATURE BELOW 25℃. Please note that the hot weather may mean that we need to delay your order but we will always endeavour to ship to you as quickly as possible. To provide you with the best service we can, please note that all VSL products are always shipped with a chill pack especially in warm weather. It is imperative that VSL is refrigerated as soon as possible in order to keep the probiotic at its optimal levels.***