What are Synbiotics?

Synbiotics = Probiotic + Prebiotic

Synbiotics are defined as “products in which both a probiotic & a prebiotic are combined to have an additive or synergistic beneficial effect on the host by improving the survival and/or implantation of the probiotic in the intestinal tract ”  -  National Dairy Council.

Inulin prebiotic enables probiotic bacteria to grow quicker, more plentiful and stronger.

The number of bacteria in a probiotic product is less important than the bacteria’s ability to

survive and reproduce in the human Gastro-intestinal system. By mixing unique probiotic

bacteria strains that have excellent survival/reproductive capabilities with inulin prebiotic

Kendy has created Plantbiotic, a range of synbiotic products that give that noticeably better

and quicker health benefit to the host than standard probiotic products. 

What are Prebiotics?

​Prebiotics are “food ingredients which stimulate the growth of good bacteria in the gastro-intestinal (GI) system”. Kendy uses inulin as a prebiotic which increases the volume of good bacteria by up to 10 times.

  • Inulin is a non-digestible fiber found in root herbs such as burdock, dandelion, chicory and over 35,000 plants & vegetables around the world.

  • Studies show that inulin can increase the absorption of calcium (an important nutrient especially for women and children) by 18%. Modern diets mean that most people fall well short of the recommended digested calcium intake of 1000mg per day.

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