Nutrition Now PB8 is a probiotic supplement with 8 different probiotics that comes in 2 different capsule forms, one made with gelatin capsule and a vegetarian one made with a vegetarian cellulose capsule. It is marketed for digestion support and is manufactured by Nutrition Now, Inc.
Although the product label says, "Pro-Biotic Acidophilus for Life", this product contains more than just L. acidophilus. The exact strains used in PB8 are unknown. Only the different species are listed and they total 14 billion CFU at the time of manufacture. The 8 different species are:
Please always verify the ingredients before taking any product. The other ingredients at the time of this writing are microcrystalline cellulose, inulin, magnesium stearate and a cellulose capsule for the vegetarian PB8 and microcrstalline cellulose, inulin, magnesium stearate, silica and a gelatin capsule for the regular probiotic supplement.
The dosage recommended on the bottle is two capsules per day for digestion support.
There are several advantages of this probiotic supplement:
There are several disadvantages of this probiotic supplement, too:
Versions of this probiotic supplement, the vegetarian and the regular, may be found at:
Or nearly worldwide at
I can help you decide if this probiotic supplement fits your needs. What I will say from personal experience with it that it was one of the first probiotic supplements I took. I like that they offered a gluten-free, dairy-free supplement that said so right on the label when I was trying to navigate the gluten-free world many years ago. Unlike today's circumstances, before the words "gluten-free" were nearly common knowledge and had a meaning, it was very hard to find products I could trust. I trusted this product.
In addition to taking a supplement, I encourage you to explore the world of naturally-fermented whole foods and drinks and probiotic-fortified foods and drinks.
Many thanks to Nancy for suggesting a review of this gluten-free dairy-free probiotic supplement!
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