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Monday, March 1, 2010

GoodBelly Dairy-Free Probiotic Drinks : Vegan, Soy-Free, Wheat-Free

GoodBelly is a probiotic fruit drink that contains lp299v, which is clinically proven to improve digestive health and strengthen the immune system.

GoodBelly comes in three different forms:

1. GoodBelly Fruit Drink Plus, a 2.7 oz. shot with 20 billion probiotic cultures per serving plus essential vitamins and minerals.

2. GoodBelly Fruit Drink in family-friendly quart size. It's perfect for the whole family and safe to use with your children age 12 months and older.

3. GoodBelly BigShot 50, with 50 billion probiotic cultures per serving.
Available in five refreshingly juicy flavors - Blueberry Acai, Strawberry, Mango, Cranberry Watermelon and Black Currant
Nutrition Label - GoodBelly Fruit Drink Plus - Strawberry flavor:

GoodBelly Fruit Drink Plus features:

- 3 flavors: Blueberry Acai, Strawberry, Mango, & Pomegranate Blackberry.

- 20 billion live and active cultures per serving.

- PLUS…17 essential vitamins and minerals.

It's dairy-free, soy-free, wheat-free and entirely vegan. It's made with organic and natural ingredients.
Can't I just eat yogurt to get my probiotic serving?
Very few yogurts contain cultures that meet the definition of a probiotic. The US FDA requires that products labeled as a yogurt include live cultures of Lactobacillus bulgarius and Streptococcus thermophilus. However, neither Lactobacillus bulgarius or Streptococcus thermophilus have been shown to survive the passage through the stomach acids in order to colonize the intestine in any significant numbers. Therefore they do not a probiotic effect.

Additionally, the consumption of dairy is not advised for many people who are experiencing digestive imbalances. GoodBelly on the other hand is 100% dairy-free, soy-free and wheat-free.
GoodBelly is available at many natural food and grocery stores, including Whole Foods.

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