Markofruct from Pascoe is a prebiotic product, which supports the healthy balance of the gut flora, has a positive effect on metabolism and enhances the body’s natural immune defense. It improves the microbial ecology of the gut and protects against some bacterial pathogens, particularly in the large intestine.
Using The Power of Nature To Feed Your Gut
Markofruct contains 2.8g of oligofructose and 0.04g of chamomile dry extract per tablespoon
Markofruct comes in 200g powder, allowing adjustable dosing and easy administration
Suggestive dosing is 3 tablespoons, twice a day taken dissolved in 200mL of hot water before breakfast and in the evening before bed.
Chamomile flavoured powder to drink like tea & Made without lactose
What is a Prebiotic?
Prebiotics are a non-digestible plant-based fibre compound. They act like fertilizers and work to stimulate the growth of healthy bacteria in the gut. Prebiotics are essential to healthy gut flora and the growth of intestinal bifidobacteria.
Prebiotic Rich Foods:
Prebiotic & Probiotic: The Connection
Prebiotics and probiotics play an important synergistic role that lead to many health benefits. Probiotics, which are live microorganisms that live inside your gastrointestinal (GI) tract, are fed by prebiotics. Therefore, the more prebiotics that the probiotics have to eat, the healthier your gut will be, as the live bacteria will work more efficiently.
7 Benefits of Prebiotics
Better gut health and improved digestion
Enhanced immune function
Reduced risk for heart disease
Help with weight loss/weight maintenance
Hormone regulation and improved moods
Protection of bone health
The Gut: Your Second Brain
GI health is more than just linked to digestive issues; it can be linked to, or the root cause of, other health issues. The human body has about 100 million nerve cells called Enteric Nervous System (ENS), which line the GI tract and control digestion. Therefore, the ENS is in constant communication with the brain.
A healthy GI system (i.e. a system with high levels of prebiotics to feed the live probiotics) communicates effortlessly with the brain. But a less healthy GI system has a harder time communicating with the brain, resulting in health issues.
Contraindicated in those who are hypersensitive to chamomile or plants of the daisy family. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. This product should not be used as a substitute for a balanced and varied diet. Pregnancy and breastfeeding: No risks have emerged so far within the recommended dose. Hypersensitivity (e.g. allergy) has been known to occur, in which case, discontinue use.
No side effects within the recommended dose. Higher doses may cause gastrointestinal symptoms: flatus, borborygmi, bloating, cramps and diarrhea.
Note for diabetics:
1 teaspoonful of powder (= 3g) contains 0.025 bread units.