HOWARU® Formulations

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Personalized Formulations

Let our renown probiotic experts help you create superior customized formulations. Whether you need to bounce an idea off us or you require more involved technical support, our probiotic experts are here to help. We listen to your needs and work with you to identify the best probiotic solution for your intended purpose. We’ll apply decades of experience and guide you in the proper selection of the most appropriate strains, excipients, processing aids, flavors and even prebiotic options to meet your needs.

Applications

Probiotics are used in a growing number of cutting-edge applications. We can advise you on which format to choose (i.e. capsules, sachets, chewables, gummies and more) and the requirements for ensuring optimum probiotic efficacy and survival during shelf life. We will keep you on the cutting edge with insight into the latest probiotic application and finished format innovations. We also are in the unique position to help support probiotic fortified food and beverage products as well.

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Wellness Concepts

Looking for a product that’s market ready? Explore our Wellness Solutions. These pre-formulated probiotic and vitamin blends are backed by science and marketing intelligence to meet the needs of consumers today. Whether you want to launch them as they are, customize them to your needs, or merely take them as inspiration for a brand-new concept, HOWARU® is your innovation partner.

 

Regulatory Support

Our probiotic cultures are internationally recognized as safe for consumption. But, when it comes to dosage levels and potential health claims, legislation can vary by country. Our regulatory team can help advise you on what individual markets permit. Our global regulatory experts are located in all major regions and provide you with access to a critical resource unrivaled in the industry

 

GYNECOLOGY AND URINARY HEALTH Formulations

HOWARU® PROTECT PRENATAL+

HOWARU® Protect Prenatal+ supports the health of mother and child during pregnancy and beyond. This clinically-studied product not only promotes vaginal health but also happiness and calmness in new mothers. In addition, this combination of strains has also been shown to support healthy immune function in both mothers and their infants.

6B CFU | Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001™ + 9B CFU | Lactobacillus acidophilus La-14®

Benefits

  • Supports the immune health of expectant mothers and their infants
  • Promotes mother’s happiness and calmness
  • Helps maintain a healthy vaginal microbiota and pH
  • Associated with healthy blood glucose levels in pregnant women*
  • Not an implied structure function claim

HOWARU® FEMININE HEALTH

HOWARU® Feminine Health features clinically-documented probiotic strains for vaginal health and overall feminine wellness. This formulation has been shown to promote healthy vaginal microbiota in addition to having beneficial effects regarding bacterial vaginosis and vulvovaginal candidiasis when administered in conjunction with metronidazole or clotrimazole treatment, respectively

10B CFU | Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001™ + Lactobacillus acidophilus La-14®

Benefits

  • Formulated exclusively for women’s health
  • Promotes healthy vaginal microbiota
  • Helps maintain healthy vaginal pH

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Brain HEALTH Formulations

HOWARU® CALM

HOWARU® Calm is an innovative probiotic solution to promote calmness in adults. .

17B CFU | Lactobacillus paracasei Lpc-37®

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Digestive Health Formulations

HOWARU® DOPHILUS

HOWARU® Dophilus features Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM®, a human intestine isolate supported by numerous research publications and which was the first Lactobacillus acidophilus strain for which the complete genomic sequence has been obtained. Its clinical studies began in the 1970s and have since had more than 300 research papers published on it, which have confirmed that this bacterium can help maintain a healthy intestinal environment.

 

1B CFU | Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM®

Benefits

  • Promotes overall gut comfort

HOWARU® TRANSIT

HOWARU® Transit is an evidence-based product studied to effectively shorten colonic transit time, support healthy digestion, and ease digestive discomfort including occasional gas and bloating. It was granted a health claim for supporting digestion by reducing gut transit time in Canada, Japan, Switzerland, and Brazil

10B CFU | Bifidobacterium lactis HN019™

Benefits

  • Helps maintain regularity and promotes gut comfort
  • Helps to relieve occasional constipation and ease flatulence
  • Supports optimal intestinal balance

HOWARU® BALANCE

HOWARU® Balance is specifically designed to support digestive and immune health in adults ages 18-55. This unique formulation has been extensively studied in vitro and in animal models for characteristics considered to be important to digestive health. In addition, B. lactis HN019™ has been clinically proven in multiple human trials to demonstrate significant improvement in markers of immune health, suggesting that it contributes to strengthening the body’s natural defenses.

5B CFU | Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM® + 5B CFU | Bifidobacterium lactis HN019™

Benefits

  • Supports healthy digestion
  • Promotes overall gut comfort
  • Supports healthy immune response

HOWARU® RESTORE

HOWARU® Restore is a documented probiotic blend shown to help replenish beneficial bacteria lost during times of dysbiosis. Its unique benefits are attributed to its formulation, which is comprised of equal amounts by number of bacteria adapted to upper intestine support as well as lower intestine support. This clinically-proven formulation has been shown to not only quickly promote digestive regularity but also restore overall digestive comfort.

2.5B CFU | Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM® + 2.5B CFU | Lacticaseibacillus paracasei Lpc-37®

+ 2.5B CFU | Bifidobacterium lactis Bi-07®  + 2.5B CFU | Bifidobacterium lactis Bl-04®

Benefits

  • Quickly restores gut health and promotes overall gut comfort
  • Addresses duration of diarrhea and bloating
  • Lessens days of gut disruption
HOWARU® KIDS DIGESTIVE HEALTH

HOWARU® Kids Digestive Health is a delicious way for children to support their overall digestive wellness. Each berry-flavored chewable features 2.5 billion CFU of B. lactis HN019™, a probiotic strain shown to maintain gut health in children.

2.5B CFU | Bifidobacterium lactis HN019™

Benefits

  • Delicious berry-flavored chewable tablets
  • Supports digestive health in children

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Immune Health Formulations

HOWARU® PROTECT EARLYLIFE

HOWARU® Protect EarlyLife is a safe and proven probiotic formulation that supports the development of the immune system in infants. It has been clinically studied to support overall immunity in infants and children, with documented benefits spanning from birth through age 11.

6B CFU | Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001™

Benefits

  • Proven safe for use with infants and children
  • Continually supports infant’s immune system, year after year
  • Provides increased levels of healthy bacteria in the intestinal tract of children
HOWARU® PROTECT KIDS

HOWARU® Protect Kids is a safe and proven probiotic formulation that supports the development of the immune system in infants. It has been clinically studied to support overall immunity in infants and children, with documented benefits spanning from birth through age 11.

 

6B CFU | Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001™

Benefits

  • Proven safe for use with infants and children
  • Continually supports infant’s immune system, year after year
  • Provides increased levels of healthy bacteria in the intestinal tract of children
HOWARU® PROTECT ADULT

HOWARU® Protect Adult is a proven probiotic solution for supporting overall immune health in adults. It features one well-documented strain for immune health, Bifidobacterium lactis Bl-04®, which research has shown to also bolster healthy respiratory function in adults

 

2B CFU | Bifidobacterium lactis Bl-04®

Benefits

  • Promotes a healthy immune response
  • Helps maintain healthy respiratory function
  • Preferred Probiotic for Respiratory Health*
  • 2018 ProVoice Survey of 250 Board Certified Primary Care Physicians
HOWARU® PROTECT 55+

HOWARU® Protect 55+ is designed to promote immune enhancement in aging adults. Bifidobacterium lactis HN019™ is supported by a long list of successful clinical studies on the health of the immune system in seniors, and is regarded as a natural, safe, and efficacious way to for the aging population to stay healthy.

 

5B CFU | Bifidobacterium lactis HN019™

Benefits

  • Promotes immune health in aging adults
  • Helps maintain regularity
  • Shifts microbial balance in favor of a healthy gut
HOWARU® PROTECT SPORT

HOWARU® Protect Sport is a series of pre-formulated blends developed specifically for sports enthusiasts. It has been clinically shown to support respiratory health and energy levels in physically active adults and to help athletes stay healthy.

5B CFU | Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM® + 5B CFU Bifidobacterium lactis Bi-07®

Benefits

  • Contributes to a significant increase in weekly exercise*
  • Promotes gut comfort and helps to reduce occasional bloating
  • Supports immune health
  • those in probiotic group vs. placebo group

 

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Metabolic Health Formulations

HOWARU® SHAPE

HOWARU® Shape is an innovative probiotic solution proven to keep your waist trim without requiring changes to diet or exercise. In a study published in EBioMedicine, HOWARU® Shape (10B CFU B. lactis B420™ alone or in combination with 12g of prebiotic fiber Litesse® Ultra™ polydextrose) controlled body fat mass, trunk fat mass, waist circumference, and reduced energy intake in overweight and obese adults.

10B CFU | Bifidobacterium lactis B420™

Benefits

  • Controls waist circumference
  • Helps to reduce calorie intake
  • Controls body and trunk fat mass
  • Promotes an increase in Akkermansia which is linked to lean and healthy body weight
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Early Life Health Formulations

HOWARU® PROTECT EARLY LIFE

HOWARU® Protect EarlyLife is a safe and proven probiotic formulation that supports the development of the immune system in infants. It has been clinically studied to support overall immunity in infants and children, with documented benefits spanning from birth through age 11.

 

6B CFU | Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001™

Benefits

  • Proven safe for use with infants and children
  • Continually supports infant’s immune system, year after year
  • Provides increased levels of healthy bacteria in the intestinal tract of children
Early Life Health
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