September 30, 2010 — Jarrow Formulas Inc., recently announced that Ideal Bowel Support 299v, a clinically validated probiotic product that helps support healthy gastrointestinal function, and Fem Dophilus, another clinically validated probiotic that helps promote urogenital health, has won Better Nutrition Magazine’s 2010 “Best of Supplements” award. Ideal Bowel Support 299v was one of three winners in the “New Products” category. Fem Dophilus was named among the three winners in the “Women’s Health” category. The award recognized outstanding supplement products in categories ranging from heart health and immunity to pain relief and cancer prevention.Better Nutrition Magazine selected the winning products by conducting extensive interviews with a panel of experts, including naturopaths, medical doctors, and experts in the supplement industry. These experts also completed a comprehensive supplement survey and provided feedback on various supplements in 31 categories.Ideal Bowel Support (IBS) 299v helps alleviate digestive discomfort, bloating, bouts of constipation and occasional diarrhea. This Jarrow Formulas’ probiotic contains 10 billion beneficial organisms per vegetarian capsule and does not require refrigeration. It is also both dairy and gluten free. Ideal Bowel Support 299v contains Probi’s proprietary probiotic strain Lactobacillus plantarum 299v (Lp299v), which has been shown in clinical trials to survive and colonize the digestive tract to alleviate intestinal discomfort in 95 percent of the patients studied. IBS 299v also promotes regularity, enhances intestinal comfort and optimizes immune function. Fem-Dophilus is one of the only oral probiotic clinically documented to restore and maintain a healthy vaginal flora and reduce the risk of urogenital infections. It features the world’s most documented probiotic strains for women’s , Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14. Research has confirmed that GR-1 and RC-14 taken as an oral supplement colonizes and protects the vaginal tract. More than 20 years of research has shown that GR-1 and RC-14 helps to restore and maintain the balance of flora important to vaginal health and the health of the urinary tract overall.
Source: Jarrow Formulas, www.jarrow.com