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Probiotics and The Benefits

  • It is becoming more widely accepted that people with CKD have altered gut flora.
  • In individual with CKD, they have more pathogenic bacteria in the gut compared to ‘good bacterias’ (Stephen et al., 1998)
  • The pathogenic bacteria ferment undigested excess protein in the intestine, therefore produce uremic wastes which are burden for kidneys (Ranganathan et al., 2014).

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  • Therefore, intake of probiotics helps to balance the intestinal flora, thus improving the digestive and immune systems.
  • Balancing of the gut flora prevents overgrowth of pathogenic bacteria which produce uremic toxins (Tao et al., 2019).
  • Probiotic also enhances the removal of uremic toxin wastes in the colon to reduce the kidney’s burden.

Special strain probiotic Bifidobacterium Longum

  • Renadic is fortified with 5x109cfu/g (5billion) of Bifidobacterium Longum to enhance GI health, improving the immune function and aids in removal of uremic toxins.