Optibac Supplements: Full Ingredients

Here you can find the full ingredients list for every supplement in the Optibac range.

The full ingredients are listed on each individual product page. But to make life a bit easier for when you are advising your customers, we have listed them all on this one page. Please note that we tell you what exact strains we are using, as opposed to simply the species and genus; this is something that we think all companies should do, yet many do not! Find out more about our live cultures strains.

Do probiotics have calories?

Most food supplements will contain some calories, but this will be minimal when taken at the recommended dosage. For anyone who would like to know the calorific value of our supplements we have included this information for each, alongside their ingredients (below). As always, if you are uncertain about whether any supplement is appropriate for you to take, you should check with your doctor or dietician. 

Every Day

Ingredients: Filler: potato starch; Live cultures (Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, Lactobacillus acidophilus/helveticus Rosell-52, Bifidobacterium longum Rosell-175, Lactococcus Lactis Rosell-1058, Bifidobacterium breve Rosell-70, Bifidobacterium bifidum Rosell-71); Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 88mg); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; anticaking agent: magnesium stearate; Antioxidant: ascorbic acid.
Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 347 (per 100g) 1.72 (per capsule), Fat (g): 2.0 (per 100g) 0.01 (per capsule), Carbohydrates (g): 67.0 (per 100g) 0.33 (per capsule), Fibre (g): 12.0 (per 100g) 0.06 (per capsule), Protein (g): 15.0 (per 100g) 0.07 (per capsule). 

Optibac 'For every day'

Every Day (formerly called 'For every day') contains at least 5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until the end of the expiry date. This product is suitable for vegetarians, for pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, for coeliacs, and contains no added sugars, artificial colourings or flavourings. Optibac Every Day is can be given to children from 4 years old.

Every Day EXTRA

Ingredients: Filler: micro-crystalline cellulose; Live cultures: (Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM®Lactobacillus paracasei Lpc-37®Bifidobacterium lactis Bi-07®Bifidobacterium lactis Bl-04®); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; anticaking agents: vegetable magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide.
Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 210 (per 100g) 0.70 (per capsule), Fat (g): 1.3 (per 100g) 0.00 (per capsule), Carbohydrates (g): 45.1 (per 100g) 0.15 (per capsule), Protein (g): 16.1 (per 100g) 0.05 (per capsule). 

Optibac 'For every day EXTRA Strength'

Every Day EXTRA contains at least 20 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed right up until the expiry. This live cultures supplement is suitable for coeliacs, vegetarians, vegans, pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, and is free from added sugars, yeasts, and flavourings. It can be given to children from 4 years old.

Every Day MAX

Ingredients: Live cultures: (Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM®Bifidobacterium lactis BI-04®Bifidobacterium lactis HN019); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; stabiliser: micro-crystalline cellulose; anti-caking agents: vegetable magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide.
Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 257.5 (per 100g) 1.34 (per capsule), Fat (g): 1.6 (per 100g) 0.01 (per capsule), Carbohydrates (g): 38.0 (per 100g) 0.20 (per capsule), Protein (g): 23.6 (per 100g) 0.12 (per capsule). 

Optibac 'For every day MAX'

Every Day MAX contains at least 75 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until the end of expiry date. This product is suitable for vegans, vegetarians, coeliacs, pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, and is free from added sugars, yeasts, and flavourings. It can be given to children from 4 years old.

For Cholesterol

Ingredients: Bulking agents: sorbitol, corn fibre, Alpha-Linolenic Acid (300mg), Sweetener: xylitol, Anti-caking agent: organic rice fibre, Live cultures: Lactobacillus plantarum CECT7527, Lactobacillus plantarum CECT7528, Lactobacillus plantarum CECT7529, Vanilla flavouring, Vitamin B1 (0.22mg, 20% NRV) * Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 301 (per 100g), Fat (g): 11.3 (per 100g), Carbohydrates (g): Fibre (g): 13.5 (per 100g) 0.06, Protein (g): 0.3 (per 100g) 0.07, Alpha-Linolenic Acid (mg) 6,667mg, Vitamin B1 (mg) 4.9mg 

Optibac For Cholesterol

For Those On Antibiotics

Ingredients: Filler/stabiliser: potato starch, vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; Live cultures: (Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, Bifidobacterium lactis Lafti B94, Lactobacillus acidophilus/helveticus Rosell-52); anticaking agent: magnesium stearate; antioxidants: ascorbic acid.
Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 345 (per 100g) 1.64 (per capsule), Fat (g): 2.0 (per 100g) 0.01 (per capsule), Carbohydrates (g): 76.0 (per 100g) 0.36 (per capsule), Fibre (g): 1.0 (per 100g) 0.00 (per capsule), Protein (g): 4.0 (per 100g) 0.02 (per capsule). 

Optibac 'For those on antibiotics'

Optibac For Those On Antibiotics has no dairy, and is suitable for vegans and vegetarians. It is suitable for pregnant & breastfeeding women, as well as coeliacs. It can be taken from 4 years onwards. For Those On Antibiotics provides 4.5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until expiry.

Bifido & Fibre

Ingredients: Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 4g); standardised culture: (Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12®, fructose); anticaking agent: silicon dioxide.
Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 264 (per 100g) 15.84 (per sachet), Carbohydrates (g): 33.0 (per 100g) 1.98 (per sachet), Fibre (g): 65.0 (per 100g) 3.90 (per sachet). 

Optibac 'Bifidobacteria & fibre'

Bifido & Fibre (formerly known as 'Bifidobacteria & fibre') guarantees 25 billion live microorganisms per sachet, until expiry. This Optibac supplement is suitable for vegetarians, vegans, pregnant women, children from 1 year onwards, and is free from gluten, yeasts and artificial flavourings.

'For travelling abroad'

Ingredients: Filler: potato starch; vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; Live cultures: (Bifidobacterium longum Rosell-175, Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, Saccharomyces boulardii and Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52); anticaking agents: magnesium stearate, ascorbic acid.
Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 395.5 (per 100g) 1.88 (per capsule), Fat (g): 2.9 (per 100g) 0.01 (per capsule), Carbohydrates (g): 76.2 (per 100g) 0.36 (per capsule), Protein (g): 16.1 (per 100g) 0.08 (per capsule). 

For travelling abroad (60 capsules)

Optibac 'For travelling abroad'

Optibac 'For travelling abroad' contains 5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until expiry. This natural supplement is suitable for vegetarians, coeliacs, and for those who are lactose intolerant. It may contain tiny traces of dairy. The product is free from added sugars and/ or flavourings. 'For travelling abroad' contains the friendly yeast; Saccharomyces boulardii. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking 'For travelling abroad', due to it containing Saccharomyces boulardii.

Immune Support

Ingredients: Vitamin C (80mg, 100% ECNRV); stabiliser: maltodextrin (natural source); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; live cultures: Lactobacillus paracasei CASEI 431®; anti-caking agent: vegetable magnesium stearate.
Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 312 (per 100g) 0.71 (per capsule), Fat (g): 0.9 (per 100g) 0.00 (per capsule), Carbohydrates (g): 34.0 (per 100g) 0.08 (per capsule), Protein (g): 4.2 (per 100g) 0.01 (per capsule). 

Optibac 'For daily immunity'

Immune Support guarantees at least 5 billion live cultures per daily dose, guaranteed until expiry.

This supplement from Optibac is suitable for vegans, vegetarians & coeliacs, and contains no added sugars or artificial flavours.Immune Support is now dairy-free. This live cultures supplement is suitable for children from 4 years old, and can now be safely taken by pregnant and breastfeeding women.

One Week Flat

Ingredients: Stabiliser: maltodextrin; Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 0.3g); Live cultures: ( Lactococcus lactis Rosell-1058, Lactobacillus casei Rosell-215, Lactobacillus acidophilus/helveticus Rosell-52, and Bifidobacterium bifidum Rosell-71).
Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 386 (per 100g) 7.72 (per sachet), Fat (g): 0.0 (per 100g) 0.00 (per sachet), Carbohydrates (g): 95.6 (per 100g) 1.91 (per sachet), Fibre (g): 14.0 (per 100g) 0.28 (per sachet), Protein (g): 0.8 (per 100g) 0.02 (per sachet). 

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Optibac One Week Flat (formerly 'For a flat stomach') provides at least 5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until the end of the expiry date.

This blend of live cultures + FOS is suitable for vegetarians, coeliacs, pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, and children from 4 years and above. One Week Flat comes in powdered sachets, but contains absolutely no added sugars or flavourings. One Week Flat may contain traces of dairy, but is suitable for those who are lactose intolerant.

For Women

Ingredients: Stabilisers: maltodextrin (natural source), microcrystalline cellulose; Live cultures: (Lactobacillus paracasei F-19®, Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14®Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1®); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methycellulose; anti-caking agent: vegetable magnesium stearate.
Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 264 (per 100g) 0.60 (per capsule), Fat (g): 0.5 (per 100g) 0.00 (per capsule), Carbohydrates (g): 48.0 (per 100g) 0.11 (per capsule), Fibre (g): 22.0 (per 100g) 0.05 (per capsule), Protein (g): 5.3 (per 100g) 0.01 (per capsule).  

Optibac 'For women'

For Women contains 2.5 billion live cultures per capsule, guaranteed until expiry.

Optibac For Women is suitable for vegetarians, vegans, and is free from gluten and yeast. It is also suitable for women during pregnancy and nursing, as well as being safe and appropriate during the menopause.

Note: the entire range is also free from nuts.

If you are recommending our products to customers or patients who suffer from allergies, please refer to the table below to find which of the Optibac range is suitable for them.

Kids Gummies

Ingredients: Fruit juice/puree concentrates (apple juice, apple puree, strawberry puree), Fructooligosaccharide fibres (FOS 0.55g), Tricalcium phosphate (Calcium 120mg: 15% NRV), Lemon juice concentrate, Gelling agent: Pectin, Black carrot juice concentrate, Natural flavour, Citrus fibre, Live cultures: Bacillus coagulans Unique IS-2, Vitamin D3 (5µg: 100% NRV)

Optibac Probiotics Kids Gummies

Optibac Kids Gummies is a naturally delicious, vegan friendly bacteria gummy supplement. Developed for children from 3 years onwards, each gummy contains 2 billion live cultures of Bacillus coagulans Unique IS-2, which has been scientifically researched in children, as well as Calcium and Vitamin D3.

Babies & Children

Ingredients: Stabiliser: maltodextrin (natural source), Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 0.5g), Live cultures: Bifidobacterium breve M-16V®, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001, Vitamin D3 (2.5 µg100IU, 50% NRV*) *Nutrient Reference Value

Optibac 'For babies & children'

Babies & Children (formerly 'For babies & children') from Optibac contains 3 billion live microorganisms per sachet, guaranteed until the end of expiry.

Unlike many other children's supplements, Babies & Children is entirely free from added sugars, artificial colours or flavourings. This natural bacteria supplement is dairy-free, vegetarian and gluten free. This product is designed for infants and children from birth to 12 years old, as well as for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

Baby Drops

Ingredients: Medium chain triglyceride oil (plant source); Live cultures: Bifidobacterium breve M-16V®; Emulsifier: mono and diglycerides of fatty acids (plant source).
Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 854 (per 100g) 2.56 (per serving), Fat (g): 91.7 (per 100g) 0.28 (per serving), Carbohydrates (g): 5.08 (per 100g) 0.02 (per serving), Fibre (g): 2.21 (per 100g) 0.01 (per serving), Protein (g): 0.92 (per 100g) 0.00 (per serving).  

Optibac 'For your baby'

This supplement comes in a liquid drops format for ease of delivery to young children. Like Babies & Children, Baby Drops is free from added sugars, artificial colours or flavourings, and is also vegan and gluten free. We recommend this supplement for use in infants from birth to 3 years.

Pregnancy

Ingredients: Live cultures: Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001, Lactobacillus acidophilus La-14®Bifidobacterium lactis HN019, corn starch, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 30mg), Anti-caking agent: vegetable magnesium stearate
Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 334 (per 100g) 1.90 (per capsule), Fat (g): 1.5 (per 100g) 0.01 (per capsule), Carbohydrates (g): 55.0 (per 100g) 0.31 (per capsule), Fibre (g): 23.0 (per 100g) 0.13 (per capsule), Protein (g): 8.6 (per 100g) 0.05 (per capsule). 

Optibac 'For pregnancy'

Pregnancy is a high quality live culture supplement, carefully selected for pregnancies, breastfeeding and post birth. The blend of friendly bacteria + FOS is suitable for vegans, vegetarians, coeliacs and for those on dairy free diets.

Saccharomyces Boulardii

Ingredients: Saccharomyces boulardii (250mg); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.
Nutritional information: Energy (kcals): 348.7 (per 100g) 1.22 (per capsule), Fat (g): 7.17 (per 100g) 0.03 (per capsule), Carbohydrates (g): 31.96 (per 100g) 0.11 (per capsule), Protein (g): 25.96 (per 100g) 0.09 (per capsule). 

Optibac 'Saccharomyces boulardii'

This supplement from Optibac contains 5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until the end of the expiry date.

Saccharomyces Boulardii (formerly known as 'For bowel calm') is a unique microorganism. This product is suitable for vegetarians, vegans, coeliacs, and children from 12 months and over. Saccharomyces Boulardii does not interfere with medicines or supplements for Candida, IBS or diarrhoea. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking Saccharomyces Boulardii.

We believe it's important to know exactly what's in your live cultures supplements, because getting the right strain for you is so important. Find out more about this on the Probiotics Learning Lab.

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Note: Live cultures are not recommended for those with serious medical conditions eg. those who are severely immunosuppressed, have pancreatitis, are in the ICU, have melaena, have a central venous catheter, infants with short bowel syndrome, or to patients with open wounds following major surgery; unless under a doctor's care. Furthermore, pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking Saccharomyces Boulardii or 'For travelling abroad'.