Thorne FloraSport 20B®
FloraSport 20B probiotic supplement supports digestive health and immune function with its trademarked, research-backed formula.
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Health Benefits of Probiotics
The health benefits of probiotics are numerous, and still being discovered. Research shows probiotic supplementation may:
- Support gut health*
- Support normal digestion and absorption of nutrients*
- Support the lining of the gut and the health of endothelial cells*
- Enhance some aspects of skin health*
- Support normal inflammation levels*
- Enhance immune function*
- Support healthy weight*
- Reduce symptoms of Traveler’s Diarrhea*
- Enhance respiratory health, especially in endurance athletes*
The problem is, with so many strains available, it’s difficult to know which probiotic formula to choose.
Enter FloraSport 20B…
What makes FlorSport 20B Unique?
FloraSport 20B contains a trademarked and research-backed probiotic blend called HOWARU Restore® II. The specific strains include Bifidobacterium lactis (BI-04), Bifidobacterium lactis (BI-07), Lactobacillus acidophilus (NCFM), and Lactobacillus paracasei (Lpc-37).
The formula especially supports those who have higher levels of physical or mental stress, travel frequently, or challenge their immune system in other ways.* Clinical research shows the formula supports gastrointestinal health for those on a regimen of antibiotics.*
Each capsule is packaged in a separate blister pack to control humidity and temperature. FloraSport 20B is also NSF Certified for Sport®.
Quality and Purity
All Thorne products are free of acesulfame-K (Ace-K), aspartame, banned substances, benzoic acid, butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), bisphenol A (BPA), carmine (cochineal, natural red 4), cyclamates, eggs, ephedra sinica (Ma Huang), ethyl vanillin, ethylene oxide (ETO), FD&C numbered color pigments, glycols (propylene glycol), high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), hydrogenated oils (partially hydrogenated oil, trans-fats), irridation, nut-derived ingredients (tree nuts, peanuts), polyethylene glycol (PEGs), propyl gallate, saccharin (Sweet ’N Low, Sugar Twin), sodium benzoate, sorbitol, stearates (stearic acid, magnesium stearate), sucralose (Splenda), Sulfites (potassium bisulfite, sodium sulfite), synthetic vanillin, tertiary butylhydroquinone (TBHQ), titanium dioxide.
Supplement Facts and Suggested Use
Servings Size: One Capsule
Servings Per Container: 30
|Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|HOWARU® Restore II Blend||20 Billion CFUs|
|Bifidobacterium lactis (BI-04)||5 Billion CFUs||*|
|Bifidobacterium lactis (BI-07)||5 Billion CFUs||*|
|Lactobacillus acidophilus (NCFM)||5 Billion CFUs||*|
|Lactobacillus paracasei (Lpc-37)||5 Billion CFUs||*|
|*Daily Value (DV) not established|
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium Laurate, Silicon Dioxide.
Take 1 capsule daily with a meal or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.
Frequently Asked Questions
The following are the most common questions I get from members of my online fitness training program, Facebook group members, or blog readers. These are my answers and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Thorne.
Is FloraSport 20B the best probiotic on the market?
FloraSport 20B a very high-quality probiotic, but at this point, there’s no way to identify a probiotic formulas as “the best.” Scientists are still learning what probiotics do, and how specific species, and even specific strains, interact with people’s diegestive systems. Asking such a question would be like asking what the best shoe is.
If you’ve been on a round of antibiotics, are train hard or are an athlete, or if you have higher levels of stress (physical or mental), I’d recommend FloraSport 20B. However, it’s probably best to use two or three different formulas, which include unique species or strains, to promote the best health for your gut.
Why does the formula have probiotic species with extra letters and numbers after their names?
The additiona letters and numbers, such as Bifidobacterium lactis (BI-04) denotes the specific strain in the formula. Though the species (i.e. Bifidobacterium lactis) provides some common health benefits amongst all the strains, identifying the strain creates more specificity. The research supporting FloraSport’s formula can only be attributed to that specific formula, because it involves only those specific, trademarked strains.
I’ve been taking FloraSport for a while, and I still have issues with…What’s up with that?
Supplements, including probiotics, support your health, they rarely “cure” a health problem. In most cases, the health problems people face are a result of their diet, lifestyle, and exercise (or lack of exercise) choices.
If you take a probiotic and hope it’ll resolve all your digestive issues, without modifying your diet, you’ll be very disappointed.
If you’re not sure where to start with your diet, lifestyle, and exercise habits, I recommed getting a free copy of my ebook, The First 3 Habits of VIGOR(ESS) Health.