There are at least 2 different supplements called “Perfect Biotics.” One is a liquid supplement from Perfect Origins and one is a capsule from Probiotic America. This review deals with the capsule product from Probiotic America containing 30 billion CFU per capsule.
Perfect Biotics by Probiotic America is the product marketed by Dr. Cary Nelson, a board-certified family-medicine doctor in Woodland Hills, CA.
Perfect Biotics' marketing states:
"Gas, bloating, and chronic fatigue can be a thing of the past. Experience increased energy, improved metabolism, better digestion, and the many benefits of a healthy digestive tract.
Perfect Biotics is scientifically formulated to bring you closer to gut-bacteria-equilibrium...the ideal 80/20 balance of "good" vs "bad" bacteria so your immune system is running at full strength."
There are 15 species in this product, with the strains unknown:
The other ingredients at the time of this writing are microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid (flow agent), vegetable cellulose (capsule) and silica (flow agent). Note that this information differs from what is shown in their FAQ's. Please verify ingredients of any supplement prior to taking it.
The recommended dosage is 1 capsule per day, preferably with a meal.
The pros of this probiotic supplement as I see them are:
The cons of this probiotic supplement as I see them are:
You can read consumer reviews of this product on the HighYa website.
As of the time of this writing, the only place to order this probiotic supplement is from the Probiotic America website. The company has an A- rating by the BBB as of July, 2016.
I had a lot of misgivings about this probiotic supplement when I first wrote this page, but thankfully, a Probiotic America representative, in July, 2016, answered many of the questions I had. This page now reflects the new information.
It is a relatively high-potency supplement with "safe" species of lactic-acid bacteria and is packaged securely.
If you would like help in determining if this probiotic supplement is right for you or what your needs are, please consider nutritional consultations with me. A supplement is just that: supplemental to other healthy lifestyle factors. A supplement should not replace good eating habits and taking care of oneself and nutrition consultations can certainly help with those.
Thanks to Cecelia, Juan and Janet for suggesting a review of this supplement!
If you take or have taken this probiotic supplement, please comment on it via one of the methods below or via the Contact Us form so our readers can know your opinion.
If you decide to take this supplement, I would combine the health benefits of it with the benefits provided by:
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