Formerly known as Bifidobacterium infantis or Bifantis, Bifidobacterium longum 35624™ is a special probiotic strain used in many Align probiotic products. But you might be wondering, what is a probiotic strain and why does it matter? Let’s discuss probiotics, Bifidobacterium longum 35624™, and how incorporating a probiotic into your daily routine could have a positive impact on your digestive system.
What are probiotics?
Bacteria are living inside your body right now. And that’s a good thing. While you may associate bacteria with germs and getting sick, certain kinds of gut bacteria are key to keeping your body healthy. Probiotics are also most commonly bacteria. Taking a probiotic daily may help fortify your digestive system with healthy, good bacteria.
What is Bifidobacterium longum 35624?
Bifidobacterium is a probiotic of good gut bacteria similar to or the same as the kind that lives inside your gastrointestinal system.1 Align Probiotics is the only product that contains a special strain of Bifidobacterium called Bifidobacterium longum 35624. This strain of bacteria naturally helps fortify your digestive system, promote and support a healthy digestive system, and helps with occasional abdominal discomfort, gas, and bloating*. Bifidobacterium longum 35624 has been the subject of several clinical studies, has been featured in peer-reviewed journals, and is the #1 doctor and gastroenterologist recommended probiotic brand‡. Furthermore, it can be stored at room temperature and does not need refrigeration, making it a convenient and tested option for those interested in trying a probiotic supplement. Align capsules come in specially designed blister packs that ensure bacteria remain alive and effective until the “best by” date on the box. The blister pack also have the days of the week (Monday – Sunday) on them for easy tracking.
Should I take a probiotic?
Probiotics could be a great option if you are looking to promote and support a healthy digestive system. In order to choose a probiotic product for you, we recommend doing research on strain types, considering your specific needs, and talking to your healthcare professional or gastroenterologist. Along with Bifidobacterium longum 35624, Align offers other probiotics for your* specific needs including ones for women, immune system support, and gummies for kids.
1National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. National Institutes of Health. Get the facts. Oral probiotics: An introduction. Updated November 2011. Available at: nccam.nih.gov/health/probiotics.
§Fortifies your digestive system 24/7 with continued daily use.*
‡Among Gastroenterologists who recommended a brand of probiotic in a ProVoice 2008-2018 survey.
‡Among Doctors who recommended a brand of probiotic in ProVoice 2013-2018 surveys.