Activia® may help reduce the frequency of minor digestive discomfort. Consume twice a day for two weeks as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Minor digestive discomfort includes bloating, gas, abdominal discomfort & rumbling.

What is probiotics yogurt

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What is Probiotic Yogurt?

The word “probiotic” translates to “for life,” taken from its Greek and Latin etymology. Probiotics are good, friendly bacteria. They are cultures that have been shown to provide specific health benefits such as supporting gut and immune health and contributing to the maintenance of a balanced gut microbiota, important for the proper functioning of the digestive system and the entire body.

While all yogurts have live and active cultures, not all have probiotic strains that provide specific health benefits such as supporting gut and immune health and contributing to the maintenance of a balanced gut microbiota.

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Activia® products from Dannon® are lowfat/nonfat yogurts and dairy drinks in the United States with the probiotic culture Bifidobacterium animalis lactis DN-173 010/CNCM I-2494. This culture was specifically selected because of its ability to survive passage through the digestive system and reach the large intestine in sufficient amounts. Activia may help reduce the frequency of minor digestive discomfort when consumed twice a day for two weeks as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Minor digestive discomfort includes bloating, gas, abdominal discomfort, and rumbling.

FAQ

Is yogurt a probiotic?

Yogurt can contain probiotics and thus, be a probiotic yogurt if probiotics strains are added. While many yogurts have live and active cultures, not all have probiotic strains that provide specific health benefits such as supporting gut and immune health and contributing to the maintenance of a balanced gut microbiota. Activia contains billions of the probiotic culture Bifidobacterium animalis lactis DN-173 010/CNCM I-2494, which has been shown to survive passage through the gastrointestinal tract in sufficient amounts. Activia is a probiotic yogurt that may help reduce the frequency of minor digestive discomfort when consumed twice a day for two weeks as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Minor digestive discomfort includes bloating, gas, abdominal discomfort, and rumbling.

What is probiotic yogurt?

Probiotic yogurt has live and active cultures AND probiotic strains added to its formulation. Activia is a probiotic yogurt that may help reduce the frequency of minor digestive discomfort when consumed twice a day for two weeks as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Minor digestive discomfort includes bloating, gas, abdominal discomfort, and rumbling.

Do all yogurts contain probiotics?

While all yogurts have live and active cultures, not all yogurts have probiotic strains that provide specific health benefits such as supporting gut and immune health and contributing to the maintenance of a balanced gut microbiota. Activia contains billions of the probiotic culture Bifidobacterium animalis lactis DN-173 010/CNCM I-2494, which has been shown to survive passage through the gastrointestinal tract in sufficient amounts. Activia is a probiotic yogurt that may help reduce the frequency of minor digestive discomfort when consumed twice a day for two weeks as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Minor digestive discomfort includes bloating, gas, abdominal discomfort, and rumbling.

Is probiotic yogurt good for you?

Probiotics, as part of an overall healthy diet, can help you take care of your digestive health. Activia is a probiotic yogurt that may help reduce the frequency of minor digestive discomfort when consumed twice a day for two weeks as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Minor digestive discomfort includes bloating, gas, abdominal discomfort, and rumbling.

What does Activia yogurt do?

Specialists at Dannon designed Activia to contain our probiotic yogurt culture Bifidobacterium animalis lactis DN-173 010/CNCM I-2494). This particular strain was selected for its remarkable ability to survive in dairy products. In humans, high numbers of Bifidobacterium animalis lactis DN-173 010/CNCM I-2494 have been shown to survive the passage through the entire gastrointestinal tract.1

 1. Berrada N, et al. Bifidobacterium from fermented milks: Survival during gastric transit. J Dairy Sci. 1991;74:409-413.  

Does yogurt contain good probiotics?

Daily consumption of probiotic foods, such as certain yogurt and cultured dairy drinks containing probiotics, may be good for you in one of the following ways:

They may help support your digestive system by providing a regular source of "friendly" bacteria for the intestinal tract.1

They may help to maintain the balance of bacteria in the intestinal tract.2


1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1743098/pdf/v080p00516.pdf

2. http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/80/2/245.long

Is yogurt a probiotic food?

Yogurt is not always a probiotic food. While many yogurts contain live and active cultures, not all cultures are probiotics. Some cultures may sound similar, but they can be very different. Activia is a probiotic food because it contains the probiotic culture Bifidobacterium animalis lactis DN-173 010/CNCM I-2494. It is important to look for the species and strains of probiotics used in each product. Some of the most common species of probiotics to look for are:

  • Lactobacillus (examples: L. plantarum, L. casei, L. reuteri, L. acidophilius)
  • Bifidobacterium (examples: B. bifidum, B. lactis, B. animalis, B. longum)

What does probiotic mean in “probiotic yogurt?”

It means that probiotic strains have been added to the formulation to provide specific health benefits such as supporting gut and immune health and contributing to the maintenance of a balanced gut microbiota.

 

Activia is a food product and not a treatment or cure for any medical disorder or disease. If you have any concerns about your digestive system, you should consult a healthcare professional.

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