Healthy Origins Probiotic -
A Shelf-Stable Probiotic Supplement

Healthy Origins Probiotic is a supplement containing a blend of 8 different probiotic bacteria with a total potency at expiration of at least 30 billion CFU per capsule. It is marketed to support healthy digestive and immune systems.

(Learn more about CFU here.)

Healthy Origins Probiotic>

The company representative I spoke with said that they start with 58-62 billion CFU so that at the end of the shelf life there will be at least 30 billion, and more like 33 billion CFU.

The representative said that the company did a 2-year live (meaning under normal conditions) to verify that there were at least 30 billion CFU per capsule at the end of that time period.

The recommended serving is 1 to 2 capsules before or with a meal.

These strains are blended in the proportions that they desire and packaged in capsules at an GMP-certified (good manufacturing practices) and NSF-certified encapsulation facility. These certifications show attention to details and standards.

Which Bacteria and at What Potency
Are In Healthy Origins Probiotic?

According to their website at the time of this writing, the 8 non-GMO strains and their potencies, per capsule, are:

  1. Lactobacillus acidophilus La-14      12 billion CFU
  2. Bifidobacterium lactis Bl-04            12 billion CFU
  3. Lactobacillus casei Lc-11                  1 billion CFU
  4. Bifidobacillus breve Bb-03                1 billion CFU
  5. Lactobacillus salvarius Ls-33            1 billion CFU
  6. Lactobacillus plantarum Lp-115       1 billion CFU
  7. Bifidobacillus longum Bl-05              1 billion CFU
  8. Bifidobacillus rhamnosus Lr-32        1 billion CFU

But wait,” you say, “what the heck are Bifidobacillus breve, Bifidobacillus longum and Bifidobacillus rhamnosus? Those aren’t covered on this website!”

Those are pseudo-names, not the real names of the strains. I don’t understand why manufacturers create confusion! The real names are:

Bifidobacillus breve = Bifidobacterium breve (or brevis)
Bifidobacillus longum = Bifidobacterium longum
Bifidobacillus rhamnosus = Lactobacillus rhamnosus

What Allergens are Present?

Again, according to their website, and also to the company representative that I spoke to, Healthy Origins Probiotic contains NO:

  • salt
  • sugar
  • starch
  • yeast
  • wheat
  • gluten
  • corn
  • barley
  • fish
  • shellfish
  • nuts
  • tree nuts
  • soy
  • egg or
  • dairy products.

There are no preservatives, artificial flavors or artificial colors.

Other ingredients include a vegetable capsule (cellulose, water), microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable magnesium stearate and silicon dioxide.

Do They Need to be Refrigerated?

According to the company, the product is shelf-stable and does not need to be refrigerated. However, I always recommend refrigerating probiotics unless the manufacturer directly says not to so that the maximum numbers of microbes are preserved.

Where to Purchase Healthy Origins Probiotic?

On their website, the supplement comes in bottles of 7, 60 or 150 vegetarian capsules. Less expensive options may be at:

Amazon.com in the US.

Amazon.ca in Canada

Amazon.co.uk in the United Kingdom

Or for nearly worldwide shipping, Vitacost

Healthy Origins Probiotic>

Is Healthy Origins Probiotic the Right Fit for You?

Nutritional consultations can help you determine if this supplement is right for you. It is a quality-made, multi-strain supplement that uses minimal additives and that is suitable for people with allergies and sensitivities to common supplement ingredients. It doesn't appear that the ingredients are third-party verified or in-house verified, however.

I really appreciate the transparency of information about this supplement so that consumers know what they are getting.


One Other Note

If you decide to take this supplement, I would combine the health benefits of Healthy Origins Probiotic with the benefits provided by:


Thanks to Stuart for suggesting a review of this probiotic supplement! Please let me know what you think!

Other Probiotic Reviews

To read about my approach to supplement reviews, and about my reviews of other probiotic supplements, click here.


Return to Homepage.

Protected by Copyscape DMCA Copyright Protection

Please, DO NOT copy any content on this website. I provide original, informative content for my readers and you should do the same.

If not provided, references are available upon request.

Thanks for visiting this site! If you've enjoyed reading this page or have found the information to be useful to you, please "like", tweet about it, or share it so others can benefit, too.

Sometimes Facebook takes a few seconds for Facebook commenting to load on mobile devices OR Facebook temporarily does not allow comments on a page. If this happens to you, I apologize in advance. Waiting a few seconds or commenting on other pages may work just fine. Thanks for your understanding!

Comment with Facebook!

I'd love to hear your opinion about what you just read. Leave me a comment in the box below! Other commenting options follow the Facebook comments.

Comment with Disqus (including as a guest), Twitter or Google accounts:

If you are one of my many readers without a Facebook account, you can still comment.


Disclaimer: The information contained in this site is educational in nature and is not intended as diagnosis, treatment, prescription or cure for any physical or mental disease, nor is it intended as a substitute for regular medical care. Consult with your doctor regarding any health or medical concerns you may have.

Return to TOP of Page

Subscribe to my monthly newsletter with news you can use to transform your health!

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Nutritionist Notes.

Get some help with weight loss and using cultured foods and drinks with my free report: "A Shocking Meal Plan for Weight Loss" when you sign up for my monthly newsletter, "Nutritionist Notes."

With Nutritionist Notes, you'll receive a monthly newsletter devoted to all aspects of health, including probiotics, written by me, a nutritionist, in an easy-to-read format. Sign up now!


Wellevate Looking for some quality professional supplements, including probiotics? Check out my dispensary, as I will be doing reviews of some of these products in the future. Click on the Wellevate butterfly to learn more.


SiteSell Hosting