Children’s immune support formula
Helps to reduce incidence of upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) symptoms; Provides live microorganisms that temporarily modify gut flora; Includes vitamin C and vitamin D; vitamin D provides additional immune support and to promote adequate vitamin D status for healthy bone development; Convenient powder format free of artificial colours or flavours
HMF Fit For School Powder includes a combination of research-driven probiotic strains and vitamin C that helps to reduce incidence of URTI symptoms in children. 57 schoolchildren were randomized to receive either a placebo tablet or the probiotic strains included in HMF Fit For School Powder’s formula plus 50 mg of vitamin C daily for six months. Children in the probiotic plus vitamin C group had 33% less incidence of URTI, a significant decrease in the number of days with URTI symptoms, and a 30% decrease in school absenteeism.
|Each Heaped Scoop (1 g) contains:|
|Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)||50 mg|
|Vitamin D (cholecalciferol)||25mcg/1000 IU|
|Probiotic Consortium||12.5 billion CFU|
|Lactobacillus acidophilus (CUL-60 & CUL-21)||10 billion CFU|
|Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis (CUL-34) & Bifidobacterium bifidum (CUL-20)||2.5 billion CFU|
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Maltodextrine
Purity: Gluten Free, Soy Free, Dairy Free, non GMO, Vegetarian, No FOS. Free of artificial colours or flavours.
Recommended Dose: Adolescents and Children (1 year and older): In a glass, add 1 heaped scoop to water or juice and dissolve completely before administration to children. Take once daily, at least 2 to 3 hours before or after taking antibiotics, or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. For Immune Support: Take for a minimum of 4 weeks to see beneficial effects.
Cautions: Do not use if you have an immune-compromised condition. Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use if you have nausea, fever, vomiting, bloody diarrhoea or severe abdominal pain. Stop use and consult your healthcare practitioner if symptoms of digestive upset occur, worsen or persist beyond 3 days. Consult your healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Keep out of the reach of children.
Storage & Transport: Refrigeration of this product is recommended to prolong shelf life. Label claim will be met if un-refrigerated up to three months.:
Extensive product testing and new freeze drying technology performed by Genestra,was concluded that the ice pack did not make a difference during shipping since the product potency was still well over 100% label claims when shipped with ice or no ice. The manufacturer states that it is no longer necessary to ship the HMF products with an ice pack.
It is highly recommended to take your probiotics with you on all trips and vacations since their potency will last for up to 3 months at room temperature un-refrigerated. But, when possible and if convenient, we recommend you store your probiotics in the freezer or refrigerator, especially if you plan to preserve freshness of your product for months or years.