Why should VITAGEN be taken daily?
VITAGEN should be taken daily to maintain a balance of good and harmful bacteria in the gut. When a good balance is maintained, we feel fit and healthy. VITAGEN also provides a constant supply of Lactobacillus to our intestinal flora which, together with the good bacteria in our body, can suppress the harmful bacteria and prevent them from causing harm to our health.
Why is VITAGEN different from other cultured milk drinks?
VITAGEN is formulated with 2 strains of clinically proven live probiotic cultures i.e. Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus paracasei for better digestion. The research study conducted by Pusat Perubatan UKM (PPUKM) under the supervision of Associate Prof. Dr. Raja Affendi bin Raja Ali on VITAGEN's 2 strains of live probiotic cultures has been proven to reduce constipation and improve intestinal transit time (shorter toilet time). On-going research study also shows positive results on enhancing immunity system.
What is the difference between VITAGEN Regular and Less Sugar?
Every bottle of VITAGEN contains billions of live probiotic cultures for better digestion. VITAGEN Regular comes in a line-up of real fruit flavours and our signature LB flavour. The product has 0% fat and no preservatives. For those opting for a lower sugar intake, there is VITAGEN Less Sugar, which maintains all the benefits of VITAGEN with 30% lower sugar content compared to VITAGEN Regular.
How many bottles of VITAGEN should one drink a day?
Take at least two bottles of VITAGEN a day to meet the body's daily requirement of good bacteria. However, if there are symptoms of intestinal discomfort such as constipation, diarrhea, ulcers, fatigue, bloating, belching, bad breath, heartburn or even nausea, taking more than two bottles of VITAGEN can help to reduce such disturbances.
When is the best time to take VITAGEN?
It is ideal to drink VITAGEN after meals when the acidity of the stomach is lower. Low acidity in the stomach helps the Lactobacillus in VITAGEN reach the intestines alive.
Why is VITAGEN Less Sugar more expensive than VITAGEN Regular?
Producing VITAGEN Less Sugar is not merely as simple as removing sugar from VITAGEN Regular, as the good bacteria in each bottle of VITAGEN requires sugar to thrive before they reach your gut. Extensive research and development was conducted before producing the Less Sugar range to ensure we don’t compromise bacteria count.
How long can VITAGEN be kept at room temperature?
VITAGEN is a pasteurised cultured milk drink and needs to be stored below 4 degrees Celsius. The bacteria count in a bottle of VITAGEN will deteriorate if it is exposed to room temperature for too long. We recommend that VITAGEN be consumed as soon it is brought out of the refrigerator. After opening, VITAGEN can last for 2 to 3 hours.
After purchasing from the supermarket, how long can VITAGEN be left at room temperature before needing refrigeration?
Not more than 2 to 3 hours.
How long can I keep VITAGEN?
VITAGEN can be kept for about six weeks if stored properly at a temperature of 4 degrees Celcius and below.
Is VITAGEN only for children?
Everyone regardless of age can enjoy the benefits of drinking VITAGEN. It is a healthy drink for the whole family.
Can VITAGEN be given to children who have coughs?
Generally, parents do not give cold drinks to children having coughs. VITAGEN can be taken out from refrigerator and placed at room temperature for a short period before consumption so that it will be less chilled when consumed. (Recommended to not leave the product in room temperature more than 2-3 hours).
I am worried about letting my children take cold drinks.
For parents who are worried about their children taking cold drinks, they can take VITAGEN out of the fridge before a meal. By the time the children have finished eating, VITAGEN will be around room temperature. (Recommended to not leave the product in room temperature more than 2-3 hours).
Is it alright to give VITAGEN to one-year-old babies?
Yes, it is alright to give VITAGEN to babies aged 1 year and even as young as a few months old, depending on the health and stool condition of the child. Start with a small amount of VITAGEN diluted with lukewarm water (e.g. one spoon of VITAGEN diluted with two spoons of lukewarm water). The aim of taking VITAGEN is to provide viable Lactobacillus and not to replace mother's milk or milk formulas.
Although VITAGEN is fit for consumption for all ages, it is still best to seek your doctor's advice. As VITAGEN is a pasteurised product that needs to be kept under refrigeration at all times, it is a good measure for the adult to taste the product first before serving the baby.
Can vegetarians drink VITAGEN?
Vegetarians can drink VITAGEN.
Can diabetics drink VITAGEN?
As there are many different conditions of diabetics and treatment methods vary according to the condition of the patient, it is advisable for diabetics to consult their doctors before consuming VITAGEN.
Can pregnant or nursing women drink VITAGEN?
Yes. VITAGEN is a healthy drink and can be consumed by people from all walks of life.