Q.What does HPO mean?
A.HPO stands for Harnessing the Power of Oligosaccharides. Biostime SN-2 BIO PLUS HPO Toddler Milk Drink contains the oligosaccharides Fructooligosaccharide (FOS) and Galactooligosaccharide (GOS).
Q.What are the benefits of Biostime SN-2 BIO PLUS HPO Toddler Milk Drink?
A.Biostime® SN-2 BIO PLUS HPO Toddler Milk Drink contains an advanced synbiotic blend of the prebiotics FOS/GOS and B. infantis, a probiotic naturally found in the digestive tract of breast fed infants. With 16 vitamins & minerals, Biostime® SN-2 BIO PLUS HPO Toddler Milk Drink supports normal digestive enzyme function, normal cognitive function, healthy immune system function, and development of healthy and strong bones. Such health effects must be considered in the context of a healthy diet involving the consumption of a variety of foods. Biostime SN-2 BIO PLUS HPO Toddler Milk Drink is a Formulated Supplementary Food for Young Children. Please check with your healthcare professional if you are unsure about your child’s requirements. .
Q.Why is 2′-FL HMO not included in your Stage 3 product?
A.2′-FL HMO is only permitted for use by FSANZ (Food Standards Australia New Zealand) in infant formulas Stage 1 and Stage 2. The oligosaccharides in Biostime SN-2 BIO PLUS HPO Toddler Milk Drink instead include FOS and GOS. Our Biostime 2′-FL HMO ProBoost + Vit D supplement contains 2′-FL HMO and can be taken with our Toddler Milk Drink products. We recommending checking with your health care professional for advice on your child’s requirements.
Q.Can I take Biostime SN-2 BIO PLUS Toddler Milk Drink with other Biostime products?
A.Biostime SN-2 BIO PLUS Toddler Milk Drink can be taken with other Biostime products such as Biostime® 2’-FL HMO ProBoost + Vitamin D. Consult with your health care practitioner to check your child’s requirements before consumption.
Q.What is the advanced synbiotic?
A.Biostime SN-2 BIO PLUS Toddler Milk Drink is blended with a synbiotic blend of the prebiotics FOS/GOS and B. infantis, a probiotic naturally found in the digestive tract of breast fed infants.
Q.What probiotics are added?
A.The probiotic is Bifidobacterium infantis M63.
Q.Is it organic?
A.We source our cows milk from high quality Australian suppliers but due to limited availability of organic cows milk in Australia, it is not organic.
Q.Is it made in Australia?
A.This product is made with at least 65% Australian ingredients. Our cows milk is sourced from Gippsland, Victoria. .
Q.Who manufactures the product?
A.Our product is manufactured in Australia by our own manufacturing facility, located in NSW.
Q.Does the product contain any allergens?
A.Contains Milk, Soy and Fish.
Q.Can I give my child more or less scoops of product than indicated on the tin?
A.The feeding guide on the back of the tin should be followed. We advise you to consult with your qualified healthcare professional such as your GP or a Dietitian if you are unsure about your child’s requirements.
Q.What is the dilution of this product?
A.1 scoop per 30mL of water. 1 scoop = 4.5g
Q.Why can I not use hot water with this product?
A.Hot water should not be used with products containing probiotics, including Biostime SN-2 BIO PLUS™ HPO. To avoid destroying the good bacteria, please use cooled boiled water, that has cooled to 40º C or less in temperature. When using any product always prepare following the instructions on the packaging or as advised by a qualified healthcare professional as unnecessary or improper use can affect the health of your child.
Q.The powder doesn’t mix well and it is a bit lumpy, what should I do?
A.Sometimes lumpy powder can happen, and this is normal. To help avoid this, place the water in the bottle first, then add the first scoop of the powder and shake the bottle until it’s well incorporated. Add subsequent scoops of powder if required, shaking the bottle after each scoop. By shaking the bottle between each scoop, there is less powder to combine each time, decreasing the likelihood of any lumps forming.
Q.How should I store this product?
A.Please follow the instruction on the tin that recommend the product is covered by the lid, stored in a cool, dry place and not in direct sunlight.
Q.What is the shelf life of this product?
A.The shelf life is two years. You can find the expiry date on the base of the tin.
Q.Where can I purchase this product?
A.Biostime SN-2 BIO PLUS HPO is available online at biostimenutrition.com.au and through Woolworths.