No. ProNourish® Digestive Wellness Drink (bottle) is a nutritional supplement only available in the US, it is not available in Australia. ProNourish® Digestive Wellness Drink differs from ProNourish® Digestive Balance Drink in nutritional composition, ingredients, flavours and formats.
The product is intended as a nutritional snack which supplements the diet. It can be taken more than twice per day but shouldn't be used as the primary source of nutrition.
The lactose content is negligible. Even at 3-4 serves the lactose content would still be below the lactose low FODMAP threshold.
Each 6g dose of ProNourish® Natural Balance Fibre has 4.5g dietary fibre. There is 0.75g dietary fibre per gram of ProNourish® Natural Balance Fibre.
Galactomannans are particular carbohydrates derived from plants, for example guar gum and locust bean gum are galactomannans. Galactomannans are commonly used in food products as stabilisers.
There are no known side effects for ProNourish® Natural Balance Fibre. We recommend to start with 1 dose per day and increase by 1 dose every second day, up to your recommended daily dose needed.
As your body adjusts to increased fibre intake, you may experience some changes to bowel habits. If there is a sudden negative change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks or if you suffer from severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or rectal bleeding consult your doctor immediately.
ProNourish® Natural Balance Fibre is designed for the relief of medically diagnosed IBS-related diarrhoea which provides gradual relief and not designed to stop diarrhoea immediately.
If you are taking medication to treat acute diarrhoea symptoms please discuss use of ProNourish® Natural Balance Fibre with your doctor.
The reason for the Bifidobacterium, BB-12® strain being stable at room temperature is:
1Data on file, Nestlé Health Science (Reference Digestive health page)