Plant Based Probiotic & Prebiotic Digestive & Immune System Support
Foundation for Intestinal Health in Dogs & Cats
Gas. Bloating. Bad breath. Diarrhea. Constipation. BioDIGEST® helps tackle the root cause of these problems by acting as a foundation for intestinal health. BioDIGEST® is a plant based probiotic and prebiotic, digestive and immune system support formula in a lignan-rich base. BioDIGEST® helps maintain proper gut pH, intestinal health and flora in the digestive tract. Most human probiotic strains are not acid resistant enough to survive the digestive tract of cats and dogs so using a clinically proven, acid resistant strain like BioDIGEST®’s Pediococcus acidilactici is essential to get the benefits and results pets need.
Does not contain any artificial: flavours, colours, preservatives or binders.
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How It Helps
Modulates immune and inflammatory response in the gut
Supports healthy appetite, digestion of food and bowel regularity
Decreases antibiotic side effects and speeds recovery after infection
Compatible with antibiotics, steroids and immunosuppressant medications
For Optimal Results
BioDIGEST combined with BioFATS provides a powerful support to your pet’s energy levels, wellness and immune system in the regulation of inflammatory response as well as joint and connective tissue support.
- Key Ingredients
- Guaranteed Analysis & Ingredients
- Feeding Directions
- BioFIBRE Nutrition Facts
Flax, Sunflower & Sesame Seed Fibre
Lignan-rich blend that encourages nutrient absorption from supplements and food, and functions as a hormonal support for spayed and neutered pets
Pediococcus acidilactici MA 18/5M
is the specific strain designation of the clinically proven version of this species of bacteria. It’s proven to be a resilient probiotic, able to survive high temperatures, oxygen exposure and survive the especially acidic environments of animals’ digestive tracts. It has also been shown to survive antibiotics, making it an ideal adjunct treatment for pets dealing with GI immune issues.
Clinical trial results have shown that Pediococcus acidilactici MA 18/5M is able to help animals digest food better, resulting in less inflammatory, toxic, partially digested compounds. Studies have found that the probiotic resulted in fewer stress-related digestive disorders (diarrhea, loss of appetite) for animals staying in kennels and animal hospitals.
Other studies have found that Pediococcus acidilactici MA 18/5M can help reduce digestive side effects of antibiotic use for infections and speed animals’ recovery time. Dogs being treated for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) were able to take smaller doses of medications, resulting in fewer side effects.
For immune health Pediococcus acidilactici has been shown to modulate B cells and T cells as well as reduce inflammatory cytokines when dealing with infections in animals.2,4 A 2020 study in fish given Pediococcus acidilactici MA 18/5M found that it improved their growth, immunity and health status by enhancing metabolic enzyme activity after 8 weeks relative to controls.
Reduces bacterial translocation, and increases the protein synthesis of enterocytes, enabling them to increase their rate of self-repair. Supports normal immune system function and help support normal recovery from exercise; helps maintain normal body composition. Repairs damaged intestinal mucosal barrier
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS PER 1/2 SCOOP (2.5g)
|Linum usitatissimum organic (Flax seed meal, defatted)||1523||mg|
|Pedioccocus acidilactici MA 18/5M||200||mg|
EXCIPIENT INGREDIENTS: Organic sunflower seed meal (defatted), organic sesame seed meal (defatted), sucrose and sodium aluminosilicate.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Administer orally according to pet’s weight as per the administration guide. Mix the suggested daily dose of powder to your pet’s raw, moist or dry food. If desired, add water to make a gravy-like paste. For best results, divide between two meals.
5 g scoop included. Scoop = 1 TBSP
|Weight||Daily Dose (scoop)||200g Supply (days)|
|<10 lb (4.5 kg)||1/4||160|
|10-40 lb (4.5-18.0 kg)||1/2||80|
|41-80 lb (18-36.0 kg )||3/4||53|
|81-120 lb (36-54.0 kg)||1||40|
|>120 lb (54.0 kg)||1 1/4||32|
NN.G196 Veterinary Health Product (VHP)
Veterinary Health Product Notification Program
There continues to be an increasing demand for Veterinary Health Products (VHPs) in Canada, such as vitamins, minerals, traditional medicines for companion (pets) and food-producing animals. Health Canada’s Notification Program for VHPs builds on a previous program (i.e. the Interim Notification Pilot Program) and reflects the following guiding principles:
- The mandate of Health Canada’s Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD) is to protect human and animal health and the safety of Canada’s food supply. In support of this objective, the VDD sets standards and promotes the safe use of veterinary drugs (including VHPs) administered to animals in Canada.
- There is a need to ensure that VHPs are regulated in a flexible and risk appropriate way, in order to minimize the burden on industry and facilitate access to products that may provide additional tools for maintaining health and welfare for animals. For example, many low risk products are used as additional health management tools and may reduce the need to use conventional drugs, including antimicrobials.
- Given the safeguards of the Program, including pre- and post-market oversight of VHPs imported and sold in Canada, Health Canada considers it unlikely that a product satisfying all applicable requirements could present a risk to the safety of animals or humans, including food safety. Health Canada takes a risk-based approach when a regulatory non-compliance is identified.
Changes made to the Food and Drug Regulations in 2017 permit the importation and sale of Veterinary Health Products (VHPs) in Canada provided the following rules are met:
- Manufacturers are required to follow the Part 3 – Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) in the Natural Health Products Regulations;
- All active, homeopathic and traditional medicine substances used to make a VHP (in accordance with any applicable conditions) are as described on List C: Veterinary Health Products [Note: under this Program, this is called the List of Permitted Substances]
Product labels must:
Include the statement “Veterinary Health Product / Produit de santé animale”
Follow the labelling rules of the Food and Drug Regulations
Include any applicable mandatory label statements as described on List C
Companies are required to notify their VHPs to Health Canada:
At least 30 days before selling a VHP in Canada
At least 30 days before making a change to a VHP that is already notified in Canada
Before importing a VHP into Canada
Companies are required to report any serious adverse drug reactions to Health Canada
The Program is in effect as of November 13, 2017.
BioFIBRE Delivery System—Nutrition Facts
The delivery system of BioDIGEST is a certified organic blend of defatted flax, sunflower and sesame seed providing the good bacteria in the intestinal tract of the dog or cat a valuable prebiotic food source to improve their immune system. This fibre also supplies plant estrogens called lignans that the good bacteria convert into mammalian estrogens balancing hormone function in the dog and cat especially when they have been spayed or neutered.
Each scoop (1 tbsp) will provide at minimum 20 mg of lignans, enough for the Vet recommended amount of 1 mg of lignan per lb of pet weight. By improving the intestinal tract function, immune system, and hormonal function of the dog or cat there is better absorption of the nutrients from the formula as well as from the food they are eating allowing the BioDIGEST formula to begin to work in a very short time.
1 Scoop = 1 TBSP
|per 1 scoop||Units|