‘The Healing Power of Probiotics’

ProbioticsDUBAI, November 4, 2014: Alphamed Pharma, the fastest growing pharmaceutical distributor in the region and companyof Al Khayyat Investments (AKI), organised an event titled ‘The Healing Power of Probiotics’ for doctors, pharmacists and Ministry of Health representatives from across the UAE, Iraq and Kuwait, on Monday, November 3, 2014 at The Address Hotel, Downtown Dubai.

Two leading industry experts, Professor Dr. Bengt W. Jeppsson, Former Assistant Dean, Medical Faculty at Lund University, and Dr. Nigel Umar Beejay, Consultant Physician, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, spoke about Probiotics, its important role in the Gastro-Intestinal Tract (GIT) and benefits to the consumers. (Include short synopsis of each discussion post event-optional)

Professor Dr. Bengt W. Jeppsson, the leading scientist behind the Probiotics supplement, commented, “More than 20 years of scientific research and 30 clinical studies have proven that Lactobacillus plantarum DSM 9843 can really make an impact on the gastrointestinal health. Choosing the right Probiotics is about understanding the clinical effect of the specific strain and making sure the consumer benefits from a product delivering the clinical effective dose. I am happy to be in Dubai and meet my medical colleagues and discuss the beneficial effects of Probiotics.”

Professor Jeppsson is the Former Assistant Dean, Medical Faculty at Lund University, and has served as a Professor of Surgery at Lund University and a Senior Consultant Surgeon at Malmö University Hospital since 1996. His clinical and research interest concerns inflammation andtumorigenesisin the colon and rectum. His research has mainly been focused on the bacterial-epithelial interaction in colon.

As per the World Health Organization’s definition, probiotics is “live micro-organism which, when administered in adequate amounts, confers a health benefit on the host.”

Nature Made Digestive Health Probiotics is the smart choice for human body as the supplement is designed to add the beneficial bacteria the body needs to support the digestive health. Each capsule of Probiotics is formulated with 10 billion live cells of Lactobacillus plantarum DSM 9843 strain, which is naturally occurring in the human body and has the ability to survive in the intestinal tract and adhere to the intestinal wall to help support the growth of good bacteria. With consumption of just one capsule a day, the supplement helps build and maintain a healthy digestive system while promoting digestive balance. Nature Made Digestive Health Probiotics is 100% Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, with no Artificial Colours, Flavours or Preservatives.

Nature Made Digestive Health Probiotics is one of the famous brands of Nature Made, that offers more than 170 products and is dedicated to improve the vitamins experience. Pharamavite, the manufacturer of Nature Made vitamin supplements, is a trusted leader for over 40 years in the wellness industry, recognised for providing highly quality vitamin, mineral, herbal and other dietary supplements as well as all-natural foods.

According to a broad survey and ranking, released by the US News and World Report, in collaboration with the Pharmacy Times, Nature Made is #1 pharmacist recommended supplement brand in eight vitamins and supplement categories including Vitamins A, B, C, D and E, CoQ10, Omega-3, Herbal Supplements, Diabetic Multivitamins, Garlic Supplements and Cholesterol Management – Natural.

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