Frequently asked questions
Activate Body Boost Yoghurt
What is the probiotic in Activate Body Boost Yoghurt?
The probiotic in Activate is called Bifido-Defensis™. This probiotic has been chosen for its proven ability to support the immune system and beneficial health effects.
How many probiotic Bifido-Defensis™ are in each serve of Activate Body Boost Yoghurt?
There are at least 2 billion (or 2x109) colony forming units (or bacterial cells) of probiotic Bifido-Defensis™ per 125g serve of Activate Body Boost Yoghurt.
What are the vitamins and minerals in Activate Body Boost Yoghurt?
Activate Body Boost Yoghurt is a good source of Calcium containing 26% of the Recommended Dietary Intake.
What other ingredients do Activate Body Boost Yoghurts contain?
Activate Body Boost Yoghurts also contain dietary fibre (Inulin & Oligofructose) and low-fat milk.
What do Activate Body Boost Yoghurts taste like?
Activate Body Boost Yoghurts taste like regular yoghurt.
It comes in three great tasting flavours: Natural, Prune & Crisp Apple and Boysenberry, Blueberry & Cranberry.
Can I take too much of it?
We recommend you only consume one serve daily of Activate Body Boost yoghurt for best effects. One serve of Activate Body Boost yoghurt will provide the right levels of Bifido-Defensis™ to promote good intestinal health.
Activate Body Boost Shot contains fibre which at high intakes may cause side effects (like stomach discomfort) in sensitive people. Young children should ideally have only one serve per day.
Is Activate Body Boost Yoghurt suitable for children?
Yes. However we do not recommend feeding Activate to children three years of age and under as their nutritional needs are different from older children and adults.
Do I eat Activate Body Boost Yoghurt just like regular yoghurt?
Yes, Activate Body Boost Yoghurt can be eaten just like regular yoghurt. It tastes great on cereal, in a smoothie, in baking, as a snack or a healthy dessert.
Is it okay to take Activate Body Boost Yoghurt with antibiotics?
Eating Activate Body Boost Yoghurt while you’re on antibiotics won’t do you any harm, but the antibiotics are likely to work against the benefits of Activate Body Boost Yoghurt. This is because antibiotics kill ‘good’ as well as ‘bad’ bacteria.
What about after a course of antibiotics?
A daily dose of Activate Body Boost Yoghurt after you’ve finished a course of antibiotics is the ideal way to re-establish the balance of bacteria in your digestive system. Antibiotics strip your system of good and bad bacteria.
Why do I need to take Activate Body Boost Yoghurt every day?
While Bifido-Defensis™ can live in the gut; they need to be replenished daily to maintain them in sufficiently high numbers to deliver health benefits.
Is there a particular time of day I should take it?
No, but we suggest making it part of your breakfast or early morning routine. Taking Activate Body Boost Yoghurt at the same time each day may help everyone in your family remember their daily probiotic boost.
How should I store Activate Body Boost Yoghurt?
Like all fresh dairy products, Activate Body Boost Yoghurts should be stored in the fridge at 4°C. Freezing Activate Body Boost Yoghurt will harm the live bacteria it contains.
How do the bacteria in Activate Body Boost Yoghurt differ to that in other yoghurts?
Activate yoghurts incorporate a high level of a unique proven strain of Bifidobacterium called Bifidobacterium animalis ssp lactis (BB-12™) or, as we like to call it, Bifido–Defensis™. Bifidobacterium are among the most predominant bacteria in the human gut. Whereas regular yoghurts may not contain or not at this level the Bifido–Defensis™ bacteria.
What are the added benefits of Activate Body Boost Yoghurt?
Activate Body Boost Yoghurts contain dietary fibre (Inulin and Oligofructose). This specific blend of natural food ingredients has been scientifically proven to support intestinal function, provide protection and assist the growth of probiotic bacteria as well as improving calcium absorption.
How much more calcium can you absorb?
The special blend of inulin and oligofructose in Activate Boost Yoghurt has been clinically proven to enhance calcium absorption by over 20% when consumed at
Who benefits most from having Probiotics?
Adolescence, adults and older adults all benefit from probiotics because the bifidobacteria levels in the gut decline as we get older and even more rapidly in old age.
Additionally, people under stress, following a course of antibiotics, individuals consuming alcohol or with a poor diet or irregular eating habits will benefit most as these factors can also reduce the level of healthy bacteria in our systems.
Please feel free to contact us if you have a question about Activate Body Boost Yoghurt that is not answered here.