Q: In which cases/situations do we suggest the use of NOVA Probiotics?
– Bowel irregularities:
- Poor stool quality
– Digestive problems:
- Irritable Bowel Syndrom (IBS)
- Acid reflux (GERD)
- Lactose intolerance
- Gluten intolerance
- Food allergies
- Diverticular disease
- Celiac disease
– Prescription medications:
- Antibiotics -> Prevent diarrhea -> Prevent further infections
– Active People:
– Inflammatory Bowel Diseases:
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Crohn’s Disease
– Women’s health:
- Candida Albicans
- Yeast overgrowth
- Urinary Tract Infections
- Pregnancy & Nursing -> Prevent baby eczema and allergies
- Weight management
– Children’s health:
- Boost Immunity -> Prevent cold and flu
– Excess Body Fat:
– Skin Problems:
– Travel preparation:
- Boost Immunity -> Prevent traveler’s diarrhea -> Solution for nausea, indigestion and diarrhea
– Common Illnesses:
- Poor Immunity
- High Blood Pressure
Q: Where and how can I store NOVA Probiotics?
A: Storing your NOVA Probiotics at room temperature (up to 25o C) will be just fine, even after the product has been opened. NOVA Probiotics are shelf-stable products approved by Health Canada. *Thanks to manufacturing processes and technologies such as freeze-drying and microencapsulation.*
Q: Are the capsules enteric-coated?
A: Yes. Enteric-coating is crucial for the efficacy of a probiotic product. As a matter of fact, it provides the bacteria an excellent protection to resist the acidic environment of the stomach and increase their survival up to the intestine.
Q: Is NOVA Probiotics safe for children?
A:Yes. NOVA has two probiotic powders especially made for kids aged 1 to 12-years-old. One offers 2 Billion active bacteria per serving and the other one, 6 Billion dairy-free active bacteria per serving. Remember, probiotics simply are naturally occurring bacteria of your GI tract.
Q: When should NOVA Probiotics be taken?
A:We recommend taking NOVA Probiotics either with a meal or 30 minutes before a meal. While many people prefer to take their supplements in the morning, the time of the day does not affect efficiency of NOVA Probiotics.
Q: Can a pregnant woman take NOVA Probiotics?
A: Yes, NOVA Probiotics are safe to take while pregnant or nursing. In fact, many studies support probiotic supplementation during pregnancy and breastfeeding because mothers play an important role in building the health foundation of their children. Benefits like lower risks of eczema, allergies or asthma and stronger immune systems are associated with a daily probiotic regimen during pregnancy.
Q: I have lactose intolerance. Can I take NOVA Probiotics?
A: Sure. NOVA Probiotics has an entire line of Vegan (dairy-free) products safe for people with either a milk allergy or lactose intolerance. Taking NOVA Vegan Probiotics helps control lactose intolerance by regulating the digestive functions and by alleviating symptoms like abdominal discomfort and diarrhea.
Q: Is there any possibility of corn being present in NOVA Probiotics?
A: No. NOVA guarantees its products are only made of the purest ingredients and contain no gluten, artificial additives, chemicals, preservatives, wheat, nuts, peanuts, corn, egg, fish or shellfish, hormones, antibiotic traces, GMO, pesticides or heavy metals.
Q: What are the benefits of taking probiotic supplements?
Probiotics are “good bacteria” that can provide many health benefits to their host when administered in adequate amounts. Among these, probiotics help promote digestive health by rebalancing the flora found in the gut, probiotics assist detoxification, strengthen the immune system, help support respiratory functions, aid the production of essential nutrients, increase nutritional absorption, promote vaginal health in woman, and much more. (Click here for further information.
Q: What are the symptoms associated with an imbalanced intestinal ecosystem?
A: A balanced gut microbiota is key to ensuring proper digestive functioning and to promoting overall health. Accordingly, disruption of the healthy balance between good and bad bacteria in the gut can create many symptoms like bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, acid reflux or nutrients malabsorption and, it can even be the cause of an inflammatory bowel disease. Insufficient number of good bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract can also promote the proliferation of pathogenic bacteria that cause infections like urinary tract infections, vaginal infections, systemic yeast overgrowth, ear infections and oral infections.
Q: What’s the difference with NOVA; what is it that makes NOVA Probiotics stand out from other probiotic supplements?
A:– NOVA Probiotics are MD formulated and tested in an independent lab. – There are clinical studies on each probiotic strains. – NOVA offers the widest range of probiotics on the market today, including formulations with 14 medicinal (human) probiotic strains, vegan (dairy-free) formulations, kid formulations and pet formulations (for dogs, cats and horses). – NOVA’s strongest products (73 Billion active bacteria per capsule) can help alleviate the symptoms of serious digestive disorders such as Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s Disease, Celiac Disease, IBS, Lactose Intolerance, Diverticular Disease, etc. – NOVA Probiotics are shelf-stable thus very convenient especially when traveling. – NOVA guarantees its products are only made of the purest ingredients: no gluten, artificial additives, animal derivatives, chemicals, preservatives, wheat, nuts, peanuts, corn, egg, fish or shellfish, hormones, antibiotic traces, GMO, pesticides or heavy metals.
Q: Do some everyday foods like yogurts contain probiotics?
A: Yes. You can find probiotics in few fermented dairies or veggies and in some beverages like Kombucha. However, the quantities remain little even when compared to the weakest NOVA Probiotics, product that contains 4 Billion live cells per capsule.