Culturelle probiotic is a supplement
which contains 100% Lactobacillus
GG strain. This probiotic strain is a
bacteria that are naturally found in
the digestive tract.
Every capsule is said to contain about
10 billion cells of live active
This probiotic can aid in digestive
and immune health.
Also, Culturelle states that, unlike
other probiotics, it is able to
withstand the acidic environment of
the stomach and reach the intestines
where it restores the balance
between the good and bad bacteria.
This is claimed to be the most
clinically studied probiotic that
can help in improving digestive
and immune health.
This strain of probiotics was
discovered by scientists,
Professors Sherwood Gorbach and
Barry Goldin, in 1985 at Boston.
In the study conducted by these
two scientists, they were trying
to find a bacteria strain which
meets certain stringent criteria.
1) The bacteria should be originating from a
2) The strain must have the capability to adhere
itself to the intestinal lining.
3) It must have the ability to colonize the
intestine. This is to prevent their competition
with invading pathogens from happening.
4) The bacteria strain should be able to survive
bile and stomach acid. Additionally, it should be
able to withstand travel through the stomach.
5) It should have benefits to the health of the
6) Should be proven safe for human consumption
1997: In a study performed in 245 adults who
were given L.GG or placebo to prevent
traveller’s diarrhea in various countries have
shown that the use of L.GG was effective in
decreasing risk of having the said condition.
1999: There was a study conducted that have
shown L.GG’s ability to prevent antibiotic-
associated bacteria in children.
2000: There was a study, which involved 287
youngsters from 10 countries, discovered
that LGG can decrease infectious diarrhea by
a day compared with placebo.
2010: There is also a scientific research
which have shown that Lactobacillus GG is
able to reach the intestines and that 10
billion cells of this strain is the
2010: In 2010 consumer reports, it was
discovered that out of the respondents who
participated in the survey, 35% of them
stated that consuming Lactobacillus GG
helped them a lot.
Most consumers of Culturelle probiotic have
stated how much help the product is, in
relieving their problems with the digestive
Many people also appreciate that Culturelle
is very easy to swallow and is simple to take.
Also, most people who use the product have
testified to its effectiveness and safety.
There are only rare cases in which an
individual experiences side effects of the
With a recommendation from a health care
proivider, many parents have tried using
Culturelle probiotics for their children and
consider it safe and effective for them.
There are also lots of medical professionals who
recommend the use of Culturelle probiotics to
their patients, especially those who have
troubles in their digestive system and immune
The packaging of the Culturelle Probiotic which
double-foiled makes it a great choice for people
who are into frequent travelling. With this
packaging, the probiotics are ensured to be
protected from moist, heat, air, and light.
Many people have also recommended it for
long-term use. There have been lots of
testimonials from its consumers that
Culturelle is very safe and effective to
However, there are some who did not feel
the benefits of Culturelle. This may be due
to the fact that people have very unique
biochemical composition. That’s why
reaction to the product may vary in
While Culturelle probiotic is proven
and has given many people benefits,
it is not my favorite probiotic.
Probacto is my favorite probiotic
because of the different strains of
bacteria, it has prebiotics as well as
a yeast cleanse.
The probiotics in Probacto are very
resilient, they guarantee the
bacteria until expiration, and they
also made sure it’s enteric coated so
it will survive the harsh stomach
Culturelle probiotics is one of the most
popular brands of probiotics in the market
today. Many people have testified to its
effectiveness and safety. Though this is the
fact, there are others who were not able to
experience its effects. Again, biochemical
composition of the body may have something
to do with this. With this fact, people should
take probiotics while giving considerations to
asking an advice from a medical professional.
This is to determine and ensure what type of
probiotics can work out for a particular