lifetrients Child ProBio

BROAD-SPECTRUM PROBIOTIC SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN

lifetrients Child ProBio is a high-potency probiotic supplement specifically formulated to support healthy gastrointestinal and immune systems of children two years of age and older.

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Excellent choice for replenishing good bacteria quickly.

Bacteria cells outnumber the human cells in our body at a ratio of about ten to one, and the majority of them are found in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. A critical aspect of maintaining the health of the GI tract is the presence of these probiotic gut flora. These bacteria help to protect the lining of the gut while playing an important role in the production and absorption of nutrients.

Children’s immune systems, though not fully developed, are continuously confronted by common microbes in schools and daycare centers, allergens and irritants in foods, chemical toxins, and overuse of medications such as antibiotics which, in turn, may disrupt a healthy balance of beneficial bacteria. lifetrients Child ProBio contains 10 select probiotic bacterial strains designed to restore and maintain a normal balance of healthful microorganisms across the entire digestive tract to support healthy gastrointestinal and immune system function.†

lifetrients Child ProBio provides a high degree of support to build a healthy balance of friendly intestinal flora.

lifetrients Child ProBio provides A Potent Total Probiotic Count. The potency of a probiotic formula is measured by the total CFU (colony-forming unit) count. This is determined by direct count of live bacterial cells capable of growth. lifetrients Child ProBio is a high-potency product providing a total probiotic count of 25+ billion CFU’s per capsule and 10 billion CFU's per chewable tablet. Lower potency products typically contain 1 to 3 billion CFU’s. The high-potency count supplied by lifetrients Child ProBio makes it an excellent choice for replenishing good bacteria quickly.†


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THANK YOU SO MUCH! WHAT A BREATH OF FRESH AIR DEALING WITH YOU IS.

Thank you so much! What a breath of fresh air dealing with you is.  I am so happy that, for a change, I'm dealing with a company with a heart.. In our seven year journey, we never came across people who really want to help, and not just collect money.. People who care about my child, and our family..Thank you thank you!!

Thank you SO MUCH from all of us, and I will keep you updated with my son's progress.

Yanar, San Francisco

THANK YOU FOR WHAT YOU ARE DOING!

I just wanted to let you know how well my son is doing since he started speak! Thank you for what you are doing!

Cara, West Virginia

MY HEART PRACTICALLY SINGS

Late last spring Eliza & I had a brief consultation with someone who recommended we try speak.
I absolutely love what speak is doing for Eliza – my heart practically sings. 

Colleen, MD

THANK YOU FOR SUCH A WONDERFUL PRODUCT!

I learned about speak from an online support group; I wrote to the parents in the group in late December.  As a result of my cry for help, immediately a number of parents in the group recommended that I try speak.  I immediately ordered the starter kit and have been using it since January 3rd 2013 with my son who is 3.5 years old as well as my other son who is 1.5 years old.

Thank you for such a wonderful product!  I have already recommended it to the parents in the group facing similar issues and will continue to do so as we continue to see progress. 

Warmest regards,
Faith  

Faith

Kristin Selby GonzalezI AM THRILLED WITH YOUR PRODUCT

Dear lifetrients,
Thank you for making a superb product when you made speak. It is so nice as a mother of a special needs child to trust in a company to deliver such exceptional products. My son takes it every day and never complains. I know the importance of Omega’s and vitamin E, and I am thrilled with your product.

Thank you once again for all you do for our children.

Highest regards,
Kristin Selby Gonzalez

Kristin Selby Gonzalez

A HEARTFELT THANK YOU FOR YOUR PRODUCT

We started using speak a couple of months ago for our son, who turns 4 at the end of this month.  We bought a starter pack, and started him on the capsules, and have now started him on the speak Smooth.  Will has loved them both.

So, a heartfelt thank you for your product.

Helen, Australia

WE ARE HOPEFUL THAT THE PROGRESS WE ARE SEEING WILL CONTINUE

I recently started my 11 year old daughter on speak.  I received samples at the ARI Conference in New Jersey and then placed an order, so she's she been taking it approximately 2 weeks. It's still early, but we are hopeful that the progress we are seeing will continue.

Jackie, Atlanta GA

I HAVE BECOME A BELIEVER, THAT'S FOR SURE!

I recently started giving my 2 foster babies your speak Smooth. They are ages 3 and 1 1/2. We got them 7 months ago, and they were not in good health, had horrible diets, etc.  I had them on a flavored fish oil, but was given samples of your product for them from my doctor.  I have become a believer, that's for sure!

Lori, Baton Rouge, LA

OUR FAMILY THANKS YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR PRODUCT!

Our son’s doctor recommended we try speak. Along with a special diet, therapy and supplementation, speak is a necessary component of our protocol for James. Our family thanks you so much for your product!

Katherine L., Oregon

YUM, IT TASTES LIKE CANDY!

My son tried smooth for the first time yesterday- he said, "Yum, it tastes like candy!"

Jennifer R.

HE LOOKS FORWARD TO TAKING HIS SMOOTH!

Our bottle arrived this past Saturday.  On his first try, he was a little hesitant to try something new. I told him to smell it, then take his finger and take a small taste.  He is now reminding us at breakfast and supper (our normal times) to get the Smooth or “orange stuff” out. He looks forward to taking his Smooth! My side of this is, it is so simple and easy to give him the speak this way. Like tonight, busy running around with after school activities. He made sure we got the smooth out as we got home before bed. He really likes it!

Matt in Bluffton, Ohio

Susan RodriguezAUDREY MADE ALL OF US TAKE A TABLESPOON OF SPEAK, SHE SAID, THIS IS DELICIOUS!

Thank you so much for the bottle of speak smooth, Audrey LOVES it, we put it on our facebook and a photo.  Audrey made all of us take a tablespoon of speak, she said, This is delicious! Finally no chasing her around begging her to take her oil ( ask she calls it) I will be ordering more for sure!

Susan Rodriguez

I WOULD LOVE TO SHARE WITH OTHER WELL-MEANING PARENTS ABOUT SPEAK

I would love to share with other well-meaning parents about speak. Rafa is 2 years old and 9 months. Since he started speak two weeks ago this has led me to research how omega 3 and vitamin e is really important for him and how we don't get this from our daily food intake.  I never would have known about all this if you haven't introduced me to your product. I wish we could get this in the Philippines soon!

Renee, Philippines

I SWEAR BY SPEAK FOR KIDS AND SHARE MY STORIES LIBERALLY!

At 3-1/2 years of age (September 2010), Florence began taking speak.  Florence rapidly reached 4-capsules per day on the ramp-up schedule recommended on the package.  Around the time Florence began taking speak (September 2010) I also began giving it to my 20-month old triplets.

All of the children remain on the full dose of daily speak.  Once, Florence went without speak for 3-weeks. This frustrated her and prompted me to update my speak order to fully cover all 4 children at the maximum dose each and every month.

I swear by speak for kids and share my stories liberally!

Linna, VA

THOSE VITAMINS ARE ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS FOR MY SON.

Those vitamins are essential nutrients for my son. 

I know you must be busy with the year-end closing tasks, but I just wanted to tell you the company you work for truly does produce vitamins which help children in wonderful ways.  It gave me the best Christmas present in the entire world.

Laura B.

Paula B.WE DO SEE A DIFFERENCE IN HIS DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

My son is happy to eat the chewable probiotic.  I offer him one in the morning and one at night before bed. I appreciate the added "teeth cleaning" component. We do see a difference in terms of his digestive system when he does and does not take your product. I also like the fact that he only needs to take 2 a day versus 6-9 tablets.

 

Paula B.

Mackenzie, New York"LET ME BEGIN BY SAYING WOW!!!"

“Let me begin by saying WOW!!! I can't wait to see what the next couple months hold for him and our family.  We are so grateful that our doctor recommended your product, and we've been telling everyone about it.” 

Mackenzie, New York

Ellie, MAPOSITIVE INFLUENCE ON WHOLE FAMILY

My eldest son had improved greatly through diet changes and supplements, but had lots of room for improvement.  I learned about speak at a conference in Atlanta. 

My son started taking speak the last week in July.   August was an interesting month.  When my son would have a meltdown, it was unlike past meltdowns,  they were more intense.  One time, he was so angry at me for sending him to a time out, I thought he was going to strike out.  Luckily, he went to his room without incident.  The intense meltdowns decreased in frequency as the month passed. 

September came and my son returned to school.  He was now in 4th Grade.  This is an important time for children as they are maturing and developing friendships that will take them into middle and high school.  This year was different.

Our son is by no means perfect.  We can tell that he still has more energy than his peers.  However, the changes we witnessed as a result of starting speak are remarkable and have had a very positive impact not only on our son but on our entire family.

Ellie, MA

Becky, PortlandTHIS WAS TRULY A LEAP OF FAITH FOR US

In spring of 2010, I began a support group for caregivers, and through that group I met an extraordinary mom who, after hearing me describe Joey suggested I try speak.

Honestly, I was cautious. I have not had extensive experience with supplements, especially with the bad rap they get because of fraudulent companies offering, at worst poison and at best sugar water, instead of the advertised product. And I especially am leery about giving an unregulated product to a child. So this was truly a leap of faith for us based on my friend's testimonial and the professionalism of your company.

We tried speak the morning of February 15...Today I am raising his dose to 3 caps once a day.

Please share this story as you will (removing our last name of course).

Thanks so much for your time.

Becky, Portland

Heather M.LOUD LAUGHTER IS THE ICING ON THE CAKE

"I received samples at the AO Conference. We just went to 2 capsules after a week and we are thrilled. (Insert big grin here).

So very happy ~"

Heather M.

WE ARE TRUE BELIEVERS IN THE POWER OF THIS IMPORTANT VITAMIN

Since beginning the "speak" vitamin nearly 3 months ago, twice per daily, we have noticed significant progress. Our family has been exceptionally pleased since beginning "speak"; whether these improvements are due to maturation with assistance, my family is convinced of the properties of fish oils, especially combined with other natural ingredients to produce "speak", we are true believers in the power of this important vitamin and are now regular customers. Thank you so much for all you do in development for young children!

Alexandra, Arizona

Angela M., IowaEASE AND CONVENIENCE

Isaac has only been on it for a few weeks but I notice the improvements already. I really like the ease of the oil coming out of the capsule. He doesn't mind the taste at all and takes it with no problems.

Angela M., Iowa

IT'S THE FORMULA WE NEED IN 2 CAPSULES INSTEAD OF 6

That formula has done wonders for her and the Vitamin E greatly helped. It's the formula we need in 2 capsules instead of 6.

Katie M., New Jersey

Tanya H., MississippiI AM SO IMPRESSED WITH THEIR PROGRESS.

My twins have only been on it a week but the effects are already being seen.  I am so impressed with the progress. I want to thank you and lifetrients for this product. God bless you.

 

Tanya H., Mississippi

Rosario, United KingdomGREAT RESPONSE TO SPEAK

I am very happy to let you know that my son responded very well to speak. I am really impressed with the progress in only 1 week. Thank you.

Rosario, United Kingdom

Julie, TexasI DID IT!

"I wanted to write and tell you of the progress we have seen with my son, Jotham, since starting on speak. Jotham is 2 years and 8 months. Before we started speak we had him on fish oil but in a smaller amount. Jotham has now been taking speak for 2 full months.

I have to join Jotham in saying "alleluia" and thank you, for speak. We cannot thank you enough for this wonderful product." 

Julie, Texas

OUT FOR THE GREATER GOOD

I would recommend any parent to try it. Thanks to lifetrients for support and help with our financial situation. I do believe they are out for the greater good and not the all mighty dollar. We cannot thank you enough for this wonderful product.

Julie G., California

THANK YOU!

This has been a great supplement!

Kathryn B., California

Beth, CaliforniaBEST GIFT EVER

"Trace was almost three when he began taking speak. We didn't experience any of the behavioral side effects at all. Alot of people say we're crazy and that a supplement cannot help, but my husband and I just smile at each other when people say we're nuts. We've seen the results first hand and know without a doubt that this product has helped our son. It's been the best gift we've ever received."

 

Beth, California

I JUST CAN’T WAIT FOR THE NEXT DAY

I'm so glad I found this website!

"Hi there,
I just want to thank you for this wonderful product. I started giving my kid the speak capsules about 2 weeks ago. Thank you so much, I'm so glad I found this website!"

Roxana, Colorado

Mary Catherine, Costa RicaTHANK YOU!

I think Miles is doing fantastic – and as much as I wanted to think that speak wasn’t the reason – I’m beginning to think that it is.  I’m very pleased with the product. Thank you."

Mary Catherine, Costa Rica

Mellany, MissouriIT'S WHAT I'VE ALWAYS HOPED FOR

speak is an amazing product. It’s what I have always hoped for. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to try it.

Mellany, Missouri

Disclaimer:  Some of the parents who provided these testimonials were initially given a free bottle and/or a 2-month supply of speak and asked to provide us with their feedback.  No representation has been made that the photos used are the actual photos of our families. Written consent has been provided from each testimonialist, and in instances where a family requests to protect its privacy, a stock photo may be used. In certain cases the information provided has been edited to comply with regulatory standards.

Regulate Immune System Response

lifetrients Child’s ProBio capsules and chewable tablets are designed to provide a highly potent and balanced spectrum of beneficial bacteria found in the human intestinal tract. Regular intake of beneficial probiotics can aid in maintaining healthy intestinal flora. This product also contains FOS (fructooligosaccharides) to assist healthy growth of acidophilus and bifidus organisms.†

Regulates immune system responses: lifetrients Child’s ProBio supplies substantial amounts of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium species for healthy development of a child’s immune system function.†

For ease of use, lifetrients Child ProBio is available as a capsule (which may be pulled apart to blend in foods) or as a delicious, berry flavored chewable.

Lifetrients Child ProBio Capsule has been formulated to:

  • Support gastrointestinal function: Many of the positive attributes of probiotics are species and strain dependent. Thus, taking just one or two strains may not be enough. The 10 well-studied probiotic lactic acid bacteria in lifetrients Child ProBio provide a broad-spectrum of benefits that help maintain intestinal microbalance more effectively compared to single strain formulas.
  • Contain hypoallergenic ingredients: This product is formulated to deliver a potency of 25 billion organisms through the Best By date. Contains no salt, starch, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives. Vegetarian/vegan  product.

Lifetrients Child ProBio Chewable has been formulated to:

  • Support gastrointestinal function: lifetrients Child ProBio Chewable has 10 billion CFU (colony-forming units) from a combination of 10 clinically validated probiotic bacterial strains designed to support gastrointestinal health and healthy immune system function. Healthy intestinal flora also helps to create a favorable environment for the absorption of nutrients.†
  • Tastes Great: ProBio Chewable can be used by both adults and children. Sweetened with Xylitol, ProBio Chewable won't harm teeth. and it tastes great.†

Questions from Parents

What is the difference between the Complete and the Chewable and why would a parent want to choose one over the other? 

Bascially, it comes down to preference.  Many kids love our new improved Berry chewable.  Sweetened with Xylitol so it won't harm teeth, the chewable tastes delicious, and kids actually ask to take it.  The Child ProBio capsules are easy to swallow and may be pulled apart and easily mixed into foods and beverages.  So, depending on whether your child prefers the berry taste of the chewable or prefers to swallow a capsule or have the contents blended into foods, either option will work.

The suggested use includes a statement about when taking antibiotics to take lifetrients Child ProBio several hours before or after.  Why is this?

Antibiotics kill probiotic species, so they should be taken separately.  Probiotics can be taken in between antibiotic doses.  It's especially important to replenish good bacteria while taking antibiotics.†

When is the best time to take probiotics?

Health professionals and probiotic suppliers are often divided on this topic. Advocates of ingesting probiotics with meals reason that food buffers stomach acid, thereby providing protection and nutrients for the microorganisms. Those who recommend taking probiotics without food usually suggest consuming them with lots of water. Water dilutes the stomach acid and moves the organisms quickly into the intestines without subjecting them to high concentrations of digestive juices and bile. Few studies provide specific support for either approach. However, studies have administered probiotics with meals and have documented benefits. The most accepted approach is to consume probiotics with moderate amounts of food.†

How will I know if probiotics are working?

If symptoms are present, a reduction or resolution of symptoms is the best indication probiotics have helped. Symptoms may take days or even weeks to improve and may even temporarily worsen depending on the individual’s response to the probiotics.†

Are there any side effects from taking probiotic supplements?

Probiotics help promote a more favorable balance of intestinal microorganisms by reducing populations of harmful, pathogenic bacteria. When pathogenic bacteria die, release of cellular debris and by-products may produce a “die-off” effect. Although rare, this effect may cause individuals to temporarily experience a worsening of symptoms which may include gas, abdominal discomfort, and even diarrhea. Persistence in taking probiotics is usually rewarded by an improvement in symptoms.†

 

Product care and potetency

Do I need to keep probiotics cold when traveling or away from home?

If refrigeration is not available during traveling or in the workplace, it is usually fine to keep them outside the refrigerator for a week or two at a time. A supply of probiotics can be removed from the refrigerated stock bottle and put into a smaller container and carried in a purse or briefcase. Generally, if an individual is personally comfortable at room temperature then the probiotics should maintain their full potency at these same temperatures during this time out of the refrigerator.

Why are lifetrients probiotics shipped with cold packs?

Although lifetrients probiotics will maintain their full potency for several weeks at room temperature without refrigeration, we include cold packs during shipment to keep the probiotics cold and protected for most of their journey. This helps prevent excessive exposure to high heat during their travels so that they arrive at maximum potency.

What if the cold packs are not cold upon arrival of shipment?

In most cases, the cold packs will not stay frozen or remain cold during the full time in transit. Even if the cold packs are completely thawed and the product is no longer cold, the probiotics have excellent stability during the short time that they are exposed to ambient temperatures. The cold packs and foil-lined bags do their job of keeping the probiotics cool during the majority of the time in shipment. Thus, the chance of prolonged exposure to high temperatures that might affect potency is avoided.

What other steps are taken to ensure probiotic potency?

All lifetrients probiotics are formulated with “overages” as extra insurance that they maintain the full potency stated on our labels throughout the expiration date under the typical shipping, storage, and handling conditions encountered. By including higher potencies of microorganisms than stated on the label at time of manufacture, small losses of activity that may occur over time are insignificant.

How much activity might be lost when probiotics are not kept refrigerated?

Probiotics have greater stability at room temperature than generally realized and can be maintained for several weeks with minimal loss of 5% or less. However, loss in potency would be accelerated over time. That is why it is best to maintain probiotic supplements under refrigeration, as this offers the optimal conditions favoring long-term potency and viability.

Supplemental Facts Dosage

Suggested Use:

lifetrients Child ProBio capsules and chews can be used on a daily basis by children over the age of two. 

Suggested Use for lifetrients Child ProBio Chewable:

Chew 1 tablet daily for the first week. In week 2, increase to 1 tablet twice daily.

Suggested Use for lifetrients Child ProBio Capsule:

Take one capsule daily for the first week. In week 2, increase to 1 capsule twice daily. Capsule may be pulled apart and contents mixed with foods or beverages.

The powder is tasteless (may have a mild vanilla flavor) and can be mixed into your child’s favorite foods. You may:

  • Mix in pudding, yogurt, or applesauce
  • Stir into juice, smoothies, or chocolate milk
  • Mix into peanut butter or spaghetti sauce
  • Mix into ice cream

This product is vegetarian/vegan.