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FAQs

When and how should Healthy Delights™ Probiotic Bites be taken?

Here is the BEST way to take ANY probiotic: On an empty stomach first thing in the morning about 45 minutes before breakfast and/or at night about two hours after last meal. You may also take Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites at least 30 minutes before or after eating at any time throughout the day.

Is it ok to take probiotics every day, or should they only be used occasionally when needed?

Yes, it is perfectly safe to take probiotics like Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites every day to keep them “well stocked” in your bowels.

I have to watch my sugar intake. Are Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites ok for me?

Each Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bite contains 1g of sugar (that’s ¼ of a teaspoon). In comparison, if you were to consume a serving of the leading probiotic light yogurt, you would get 8g of sugar. If you have diabetes, you should consult your physician about how to incorporate Healthy Delights™
ProBiotic Bites into your daily diet.

Who can take Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites?

The entire family can enjoy Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites including children over the age of 4.

Can I take Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites with my other vitamins or supplements?

Yes. It is safe to take Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites with vitamins and other supplements.

Can I take Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites with medications?

The probiotic strains used in Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites are clinically proven to be safe and effective. They have no known drug interactions; however it is always best to check with your Health Care Provider.

Can Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites be used at the same time as an antibiotic?

Yes! This is the BEST TIME to use a probiotic, even if you don’t take one on a daily basis. A side effect of antibiotics is that it can adversely affect your digestive flora, wiping out your colonies of “good” bacteria. As a result, one of the most common complaints regarding antibiotics is diarrhea. Taking a probiotic supplement like Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites can help replenish your good flora, which may help to relieve the gastric upset.* Remember to take Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites at least two hours after your antibiotics.
This way, the antibiotics do not destroy the good bacteria in the supplement. Continue taking Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites for at least two weeks after you finished your course of antibiotics.

Will Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites cause side effects?

Not normally, however it is possible to experience gas for a few days while your body is adjusting to the introduction of new probiotics.

Can I take Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites if I am pregnant, breastfeeding or attempting to get pregnant?

According to recent research, probiotics can be beneficial to a developing and growing baby; however it is always best to check with your Health Care Provider.

What happens if I stop taking Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites?

When you take Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites every day, you are adding more “good” bacteria to your gut flora to maintain a healthy balance of the good vs. bad bacteria in your body.* If you stop taking Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites, you will lose the supplemented probiotics in about 2 weeks, leaving the door open for some bad guys to come in and take over.

What happens if I have more bad bacteria than good?

Having more of bad guys than good can disrupt proper digestion, which will discourage the absorption of nutrients.

Can I take Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites if I am on a gluten-free diet?

Definitely! Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites are gluten-free.

How long will Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites retain its beneficial properties?

Each bag of Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites is identified with its own expiration date – 2 years from the date of manufacture. A minimum of 10 billion L. acidophilus and B. Lactis bacteria are put into each bite at the time of manufacture and at least 1 billion are guaranteed to be present to the time of expiration. Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites are delivered to our retailers immediately and regularly in refrigerated trucks (because we all know how hot it can get in those trucks during summer especially!) to make sure they are at their highest potency when they get to you.

How do I store Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites?

Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites can be stored at room temperature however they maintain the best potency when refrigerated. Healthy Delights™ ProBiotic Bites must not exceed 75 degrees Fahrenheit and must be kept in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight (so don’t leave them in your car!).

What is a colony forming unit (CFU)?

It’s science talk. A Colony Forming Unit (CFU) is a cell or group of cells that reproduce on a plate, resulting in a visible colony to be observed in order to quantitate the number of bacteria present.

Why is dark chocolate such a good vehicle for delivering probiotics?

Research has determined that chocolate is the “IDEAL” delivery system for probiotics. In fact, studies show that chocolate is 4X more effective than yogurt as a delivery method for probiotics.

 

 

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