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Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 "8 strains" -- 5 billion CFU** - 240 Vegetarian Capsules

Ideal everyday probiotic formula with 8 strains and 5 billion colony forming units to help maintain a healthy balance of friendly bacteria in the intestinal tract.*. What is Vitacost Probiotic 8-5? Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 is a proprietary probiotic complex delivering 8 different strains and 5 billion colony forming units (CFUs) per 1-capsule serving. Probiotics are live “friendly” microorganisms similar to those found in the body. Their benefits are wide ranging from promoting healthy digestion to providing immune support.*. Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 is uniquely manufactured using VIABLEND® Gastric Acid Bypass Technology which protects live bacteria from stomach acid while carrying them to the intestine. How do probiotics support health? Promote the health growth and maintenance of friendly bacteria in the gut.*. Maintain healthy balance of natural intestinal flora.*. Promote healthy bowel function.*. Promote gastrointestinal comfort.*. Support a healthy immune system.*. Why choose Vitacost Probiotic 8-5? Delivers 8 different strains and 5 billion CFUs of viable probiotics (at time of manufacture) per 1-capsule serving. Manufactured using VIABLEND technology to help live organisms survive stomach acid and intestinal bile unlike lesser-quality probiotic formulas. Contains 240 servings per bottle. Suitable for vegetarians. Incredible value! About Vitacost. Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP).  .  . *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  This product is not intended to diagnose treat cure or prevent any disease.
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11 out of 12(92%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 "8 strains" -- 5 billion CFU** - 240 Vegetarian Capsules
Review 1 for Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 "8 strains" -- 5 billion CFU** - 240 Vegetarian Capsules
Overall rating:
3 / 5
3 / 5
ZoeB
fromSan Diego
Gender:Female
Low potency
 August 22, 2013
"The potency on this probiotic is very low. When I had taken probiotics by 21st Century, I would take one every other day and still feel the effects. This one I take every day and feel no effects. (By "effects" I mean within my bowels.) Unless you really want a low dose, try a different probiotic. Vitacost does make them - look for higher numbers. 8-5 is the low end, look for something like 15-35. Yes it costs more, but you're also getting more."
+3points
3of 3voted this as helpful.
Review 2 for Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 "8 strains" -- 5 billion CFU** - 240 Vegetarian Capsules
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
fdlr
fromLawrenceville, Ga
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
great product great price
 August 16, 2013
"I have been impressed by the quality of the entire Vitacost line of suppliments. Highly recommend this line. Same quality as big name brands but easier on the wallet."
+2points
2of 2voted this as helpful.
Review 3 for Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 "8 strains" -- 5 billion CFU** - 240 Vegetarian Capsules
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
lasy
fromBirmingham AL
Age:55-64
Gender:Female
Daily supplement usage:6+ supplements daily
Referral source:Physician
Reason for usage:Promote overall health
Duration of use:Over 180 days
These are great- we depend on them!
 June 11, 2013
"My husband, daughter & I use these daily- they are helpful in keeping a strong immune system, and especially in calming an occasional upset stomach."
+2points
2of 2voted this as helpful.
Review 4 for Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 "8 strains" -- 5 billion CFU** - 240 Vegetarian Capsules
Overall rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5
amcnyc410
fromQueens, NY
Age:25-34
Gender:Male
Gets the job done
 April 2, 2013
"While I find naturally fermented foods (unpasteurized 'kraut, yogurt, kefir, kimchi, etc) to be far superior to any probiotic supplement, I notice a difference in my digestion on days I don't take this pill. Priced well, easy to swallow, no side effects, well worth the money."
-1point
2of 5voted this as helpful.
Review 5 for Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 "8 strains" -- 5 billion CFU** - 240 Vegetarian Capsules
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
downeasta
fromFranklin, Me
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
Daily supplement usage:6+ supplements daily
Referral source:Self-referred
Reason for usage:Promote overall health
Duration of use:Over 180 days
This is a crucial product
 March 5, 2013
"Especially in this day and age, we need our probiotics! This is a great affordable way to get them in..."
+1point
1of 1voted this as helpful.
Review 6 for Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 "8 strains" -- 5 billion CFU** - 240 Vegetarian Capsules
Overall rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Quality:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Effectiveness:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Hellbender
fromAlexandria, VA
Age:75+
Gender:Male
Daily supplement usage:3-5 supplements daily
Referral source:Self-referred
Reason for usage:Specific health concern
Duration of use:30-60 days
 March 25, 2012
"Vitacost Probiotic is an affective product"
-2points
0of 2voted this as helpful.
Review 7 for Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 "8 strains" -- 5 billion CFU** - 240 Vegetarian Capsules
Overall rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Effectiveness:
3 / 5
3 / 5
iambettyb
fromMacungie, PA
Age:75+
Gender:Female
Daily supplement usage:3-5 supplements daily
Referral source:Friend
Reason for usage:Enhanced performance
Duration of use:30-60 days
time will tell
 March 15, 2012
"I've only been using this for a short time but I've seen definite improvement. Overtime should be totally effective."
-4points
3of 10voted this as helpful.
Review 8 for Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 "8 strains" -- 5 billion CFU** - 240 Vegetarian Capsules
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Effectiveness:
5 / 5
5 / 5
CindyC
fromBoston, MA
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
Daily supplement usage:6+ supplements daily
Referral source:Self-referred
Reason for usage:Promote overall health
Duration of use:Over 180 days
Very satisfied
 May 23, 2011
"I'll continue to use 8-5 probiotics in addition to eating yogurt. It's a necessary supplement."
-3points
1of 5voted this as helpful.
Ratings-only reviews for Vitacost Probiotic 8-5 "8 strains" -- 5 billion CFU** - 240 Vegetarian Capsules
Based on the average of (4) ratings-only reviews
Overall rating:
4.8 / 5
4.8 / 5
4 out of 4 recommend this product