Jarro-Dophilus EPS - Probiotic Supplement Review
January 1, 2013 | By Tom Dixon
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Manufaturer Information:
Jarrow Formulas, Inc.
Customer Service: 1-310-204-6936

Return Policy:
Differs per retailer

BBB Accreditation:
A- Rating
Overall Consumer Score*:

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Product Name:
Jarro-Dophilus EPS

CFU Strength:
5 Billion Colony Forming Units

Multi-Strain Formula:

One capsule up to four times per day

May contain mild traces of milk and soy proteins No wheat, no gluten, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts

$21.70 - Amazon.com | $15.59 - VitaminShoppe.com | $17.99 - Drugstore.com

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Product Summary:

Jarro Dophilus EPS contains eight bacteria strains formulated to promote intestinal health.* Jarrow Formulas, Inc. has an on-staff scientific panel professionally trained and experienced in science and nutrition.

Key Ingredients:
  • Lactobacillus rhamnosus R0011
  • Pediococcus acidilactici R1001
  • Bifidobacterium longum BB536 (morinaga strain)
  • Bifidobacterium breve R0070
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus R0052
  • Lactobacillus casei R0215
  • Lactobacillus plantarum R1012
  • Lactococcus lactis ssp. lactis R1058

Other Ingredients:
  • Potato starch, magnesium stearate (vegetable source), and ascorbic acid. Vegetarian capsule consists of hydroxypropylmethylcellulose and an aqueous-based enteric coating. Soy (less than 0.1%) and milk (casein, less than 0.01%).

Product Features:
  • Does not require refrigeration.
  • Clinically documented organisms.
  • Enteric coated.
  • One capsule up to four times per day.

General Claims:
  • Promotes healthy intestinal microflora to support intestinal health and immune function.*
  • May improve digestion.*
  • Reduces spoilage by unfriendly bacteria in fermented foods.*

Product claims are made solely by the manufacturer. Statements made do not represent beliefs or opinions of BestProbioticProducts.org. Consumer discretion is advised.

  • Differs per retailer.

(Source: www.amazon.com)

"I'm so disappointed! I've been taking these for about 3 weeks and have had absolutely no change in my digestion or ... really anything. I have gotten better results from eating greek yogurt. :( I was really hoping this product was going to have everything working like a charm but alas, it's done nothing."

GirlyBookGirl, New Jersey
"So far so good. I probably need more time to check it out throughly, but it seems to be working so far."

Maria Balogh
"I didn't think I could tell difference between with and without this but I CAN. I use to have bad stomach pains especially when I would eat ,but those have pretty much gone away. I also have fairly regular BMS now too. You do have to take it everyday same time for about 2-3 wks to tell a difference though!!! OOH and I think it helped regulate menstrual pain too but that could be a coincidence."

Cassandra J. Cates, Orlando, Florida
"For women who need to take acidophilus for health reasons this is way better than yogurt! I began taking one of these every day and am now able to take one every other day. This is the only product that has worked for me consistently and I have recommended it to friends and family."

"Use these for a few weeks and you will definitely see an overall improvement in the way you digest food. You will feel the results with less bloating, less gas, better eliminations, and improved health. These probiotics might sound expensive, but it is the best thing you can do to make all the food and other supplements you take work far more effectively in your body."

SantaSandi, San Diego Mountains, California
"My husband had seen countless specialists, and was diagnosed Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Hiatal Hernia, Acid Reflux and was prescribed meds that cost HUNDREDS of dollars per month (Nexium $250+, Reglan, Prilosec, etc.) He tried probiotics and has miraculously been rid of all the symptoms. He can even go off of them awhile and start them back up if/when the symptoms begin to surface. Jarrow brand has given him the best results, and Walgreens brand is okay. He has tried many brands, and by far he recommends these. I cannot claim these are a cure for anything, but if you are having persistent acid reflux, heartburn, or diarrhea I cannot urge you enough to at least try these for a month. My husband suffered for years in his thirties, now he can eat what he wants. I am a nurse and was his biggest skeptic; now I am a believer. Trust me, I've seen a lot of herbs hyped, but this one has me sold. I have also heard women take these for symptoms of vaginal yeast infection and have great results."

pOOdle mOmma "Lori" (Fort Wayne, IN)
"This product is the best all-around pro-biotic for people who can't always maintain the highest quality diet. Of course, I always try to avoid simple sugars and maintain a healthy intake of fiber from real food... but that's often not possible when I travel or must eat out in the course of my job. Most restaurant food is devoid of pro-biotic species and invariably contains too much simple sugar. I maintain a healthy population of gut bacteria by taking 2 EPS capsules with every meal. I make it a point to take these capsules with me when I know I'll be away from home. They maintain potency without refrigeration and are enteric-coated to make it through to the small intestine for delivery there and to the colon with sufficient potency to maintain a positive "friendly" species population. When indigestion due to water- or food-borne pathogens cause me discomfort, I take 4 capsules per hour until I no longer feel discomfort... often within the first dose or two. With over 4 billion organisms of 8 different species in a room-temperature- stable, individually sealed capsule, I've yet to find another pro-biotic product that delivers this list of features and benefits - regardless of price."

John Konrath (San Jose California)
"I've been taking these capsules (2 per day) for 1-1/2 years now. Prior to starting, I'd been sick with colds, sinus infections, and two URIs for 3 months straight. Since I've been using Jarro-Dophilus EPS -- not even a sniffle. This was referred to me by a friend who had totally turned around his health, and I thought I'd better try something! This is working great for me...I first wrote this review after I'd been using Jarro-Dophilus for 3 months in the summer of 2009. Now, summer of 2010, I am still healthy -- I didn't get a cold or flu all winter. It's been years since I've gone a whole year (plus) without a sinus infection."

C. Eifler (Anaheim, CA)
"Take one on an empty stomach first thing in the morning about 30 minutes before eating. Take one at night on an empty stomach before going to bed and one in the middle of the day, if necessary. No more Tums, Prilosec, or Pepcid for me!"

"I've been using Jarrow Probiotics for a year now, to help with chronic constipation (yes, yes, did the fiber route, too). I like it because it's gentle for my system, but it helps to regulate my digestive tract. Also, the non-refridgerated part is great so I don't have to make an effort to get to the kitchen each time! I tried several kinds of probiotics, each touting their great health benefits, but really, they all seem pretty equal. So, I wanted to get the most for my money, and Jarrow fits the bill! I highly recommend it, to just about anyone."

L. Wise
"I love this product, and have been using it for several years now. For those who are vegan -- this is a vegan product, which is one of the reasons that I use it -- I like to incorporate as many vegan vitamin products as possible into my daily regimen. Thank you for having this available on Amazon."

"I bought this product based upon all the glowing reviews. I'd hoped that it would help with my GERD condition which, after many years, barely responds to prescription medication (I've tried them all). After a month's use the condition is unchanged, the Jarrow has had no affect on my lower GI, as my bowel movements are the same, and I certainly do not feel any more energy. I will continue to finish off the box and, if my conditions change, I will revise my rating. I do not doubt the favorable reviews but, based upon my experience, this product is not a cure-all(or a cure-everyone)."

John A. Lefcourte
"This was suggested by my gastro dr i have been happy using the product and if you have a variety of stomach ails it may help."

Adele b. Hartman

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