What are probiotics and why are they important for infants?
The gut microbiota plays an important role in human health by promoting a healthy bacterial balance, by exerting important metabolic functions (fermentation or nondigestible fiber, production of vitamin K), and by supporting the normal development of the immune system.*
What are prebiotics and why are they important for infants?
Prebiotics are indigestible components of breast milk, fruit and vegetables that support the growth and activity of healthy bacteria in the gut. They are distinct from probiotics, which are cultures of live bacteria.*
Why should I be concerned about gut health in my infant?
It is thought that bacteria lining the gut may play an important role in a child developing sensitivities to certain foods and allergens, regulating immune responses and determining how they will react to the same substances in later life.
How do I give nutraMetrix DNA Miracles Probiotics Extra to my child?
Up to age two, mix one level scoopful with water, juice, lukewarm infant formula or food. For newborns, mix only one-quarter (1/4) scoop per day into formula (for the first week).
Are there any warnings associated with nutraMetrix DNA Miracles Probiotics Extra?
Do not feed powder directly to infant or children. Do not exceed recommended serving size per day. Store at 15-30 degrees Celsius (59-86 degrees Fahrenheit). Protect from heat, light and moisture. Keep out of the reach of children. Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing.
Can a child over two years old use nutraMetrix DNA Miracles Probiotics Extra?
While there is nothing to preclude children older than two years of age from using nutraMetrix DNA Miracles Probiotics Extra, this product’s formula is designed specifically for infants and newborns. As they get older, the makeup of gut flora in children changes. That is why Market America created Might-A-Mins® Spectrum Probiotics, a probiotics supplement designed specifically for children older than two years of age.
Can adults take nutraMetrix DNA Miracles Probiotics Extra?
nutraMetrix DNA Miracles Probiotics Extra is not recommended for adults. For those looking for digestive health supplements containing probiotics, we recommend Isotonix® Digestive Enzymes with Probiotics, or NutriClean® Probiotics.