Optibac Supplements: Full Ingredients

In this FAQ, you can find the full list of ingredients for all the supplements in the Optibac range.

The full ingredients are listed on each individual product page. But to make life a bit easier for, we have also 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 probiotic 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; Probiotics: (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). 

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 can be given to children from 4 years old.

Every Day EXTRA

Ingredients: Filler: micro-crystalline cellulose; Probiotics: (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). 

Every Day EXTRA contains at least 20 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed right up until the expiry. This probiotic 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: Probiotics: (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). 

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, Probiotics: 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​. 

For your cholesterol

 

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). 

Bifido & Fibre guarantees 25 billion CFU 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; Probiotics: (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). 

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; Probiotics: 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). 

Immune Support guarantees at least 5 billion probiotics 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 probiotic supplement is suitable for children from 4 years old, and can be safely taken by pregnant and breastfeeding women.

One Week Flat

Ingredients: Stabiliser: maltodextrin; Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 0.3g); Probiotics: ( 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). 

Optibac One Week Flat provides at least 5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until the end of the expiry date.

This blend of probiotics & prebiotics 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; Probiotics: (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).  

For Women contains 2.5 billion probiotics 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.

Kids Gummies

Ingredients: Prebiotic FOS (Fructooligosaccharides) 0.55g, Apple juice concentrate, Apple puree concentrate, Strawberry puree concentrate, Calcium (as tricalcium phosphate) (120mg: 17%DV 3 years / 10%DV 4 years+), Lemon juice concentrate, Pectin, Black carrot juice concentrate (for colour), Natural flavour, Citrus fibre, Probiotic cultures: Bacillus coagulans Unique IS-2, Vitamin D3 (5mcg: 33%DV 3 years / 25%DV 4 years+)

Optibac Probiotics Kids Gummies

Optibac Probiotics Kids Gummies is a naturally delicious, vegan friendly bacteria gummy supplement. Developed for children from 3 years onwards, each gummy contains 2 billion CFU 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), Probiotics: Bifidobacterium breve M-16V®, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001, Vitamin D3 (2.5 µg100IU, 50% NRV*) *Nutrient Reference Value

Optibac Probiotics Babies & Children

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); Probiotics: 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).  

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: Probiotics: 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 Probiotics Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a high quality probiotic 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). 

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

Saccharomyces Boulardii 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 probiotic supplements, because getting the right strain for you is so important. Find out more about this on the Probiotics Learning Lab.

Please note, the entire range is also free from nuts.

If you suffer with allergies, please refer to the table below to find which of the Optibac probiotics range is suitable for you.

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Maltodextrin

Are Optibac Probiotics supplements organic?

Note: Probiotics 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'.