Be versatile with VSL#3 – sprinkle it, shake it, slurp it or sip it!
Good gut health starts from within! VSL#3 is an ideal way to support your healthy gut microbiome and help maintain a healthy digestive system.
Every sachet contains 450 billion good bacteria across 8 different strains, so go ahead and make VSL#3 part of your daily routine. Each of the different strains has been specifically selected and then freeze-dried, so that they will survive the harsh conditions of the stomach. This allows them to reach and colonise the gut, where they help maintain a healthy digestive system.
Scientific research confirms that VSL#3 has the highest volume of bacteria per dose amongst the leading brands and contains a wide variety of bacterial strains to help maintain a healthy digestive system and help maintain a good gut health.
VLS#3 Frequently asked questions
What is VSL#3?
VSL#3 is a highly concentrated poly-biotic delivering high levels of live good bacteria across 8 different strains, making it a combination poly-biotic, and this helps to maintain a healthy gut. VSL#3 is scientifically proven to survive the harsh conditions of the stomach, allowing them to reach and colonise the gut, where they help maintain a healthy digestive system.
The benefits of VSL#3 are:
- VSL#3 is easy and convenient to take
- Comes as individually portioned sachets
- Easy to store and take with you when on the move
- Sprinkle granules into cold, non-fizzy drinks or cold food without compromising taste or texture of food and drink
- Can be taken at any time of day
- Take up to four sachets a day
How does VSL#3 compare to other food supplements?
With 450 billion bacteria per sachet, scientific research confirms that VSL#3 has the highest volume of bacteria per dose amongst the leading brands*, and contains a wide variety of bacterial strains to help maintain a healthy digestive system and help maintain a good gut health.
What bacteria strains are in VSL#3?
VSL#3 is a highly concentrated poly-biotic food supplement consisting of 8 strains of live freeze-dried lactic acid bacteria from the following bacterial species:
- Streptococcus thermophilus
- Bifidobacterium breve
- Bifidobacterium longum
- Bifidobacterium infantis
- Lactobacillus acidophilus
- Lactobacillus plantarum
- Lactobacillus paracasei
- Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. Bulgaricus
What is the dose of VSL#3?
1 to 4 sachets per day are recommended which can be taken at any time of the day to fit into your daily routine.
How do you take VSL#3?
VSL#3 can be taken at any time of day and is best with cold food or cold, non-fizzy drinks. You can mix it into yoghurt or add to a cold drink such as fruit juice or smoothies. Be versatile with VSL#3; sprinkle it, shake it, sip it!
Are there any side effects of VSL#3?
Side effects are rarely reported and generally consist of bloating but this is understood to be a temporary effect as your gut adapts itself to the new bacteria.
Why does VSL#3 need to be refrigerated?
The bacteria in VSL#3 have been freeze-dried and are live; so it is best that they are kept in the fridge to preserve them. You can keep them out of the fridge for up to one week without affecting the quality of the product. However, VSL#3 must remain at a temperature below 25°C during that time.
Is VSL#3 dairy free and suitable for vegetarians?
VSL#3 contains no animal products. The product is certified as Kosher and Halal.
VSL#3 does not contain: gluten, crustacean shellfish, molluscs, eggs, fish, peanuts, tree nuts, soybeans, milk and lactose, celery, mustard, sesame, lupin and sulphur dioxide at levels above 10mg/kg, or 10mg/litre, expressed as SO2.
If you are concerned about allergens or are pregnant, ensure you consult your doctor when taking this or any other food supplement.
What is the nutritional information of VSL#3?
per 100 g per sachet (4,4 g) Energy value 371 kcal/1574 kJ 16 kcal/69 kJ Proteins (Nx6,25) 13,4 g 0,6 g Carbohydrates 76,8 g 3,4 g Fats 0,38 g 0,015 g Soldium 0,038 g 0,002 g
Where can I buy VSL#3?
The VSL#3 10-sachet pack (RRP £14.95) can be purchased online at www.vsl3.co.uk
References*Ferring UK Ltd, Data on File