Q.What is lactoferrin?
A. Lactoferrin is a protein that is also found naturally abundant in breastmilk and cow’s milk. Lactoferrin may inhibit the growth of bad bacteria in the gut by attaching itself to the extra iron in the body that the bad bacteria feed on.
Q.Where is the source of lactoferrin in this product from?
A. The lactoferrin in Biostime Immune Defence + Lactoferrin is derived from Australian cow’s milk.
Q.Is it better to eat lactoferrin supplements than drink the milk/infant powder with lactoferrin?
A.Currently not all infant formula and toddler milk contains lactoferrin. Lactoferrin is an important protein also found naturally abundant in breast milk. One way to supplement the diet for lactoferrin is using Biostime Immune Defence + Lactoferrin.
Q.Are products with a higher amount of lactoferrin better for children’s health?
A.There is no recommended dietary intake for lactoferrin. One way to supplement the diet is to use Biostime Immune Defence + Lactoferrin.
Q.Can I add Biostime Immune Defence + Lactoferrin to infant formula?
A.Yes, it is dosed in sachets so you can easily add one sachet to a sippy cup or glass. For children 7 months – 8 years, mix the contents of 1 sachet daily, or as directed by a healthcare professional, into a small amount of cold or lukewarm water, milk or food of choice. Once prepared, consume immediately.
Q.Can I add Biostime Immune Defence + Lactoferrin to goat milk?
A.Yes, only if your child doesn’t have allergies. Allergens include milk and sulphites. Refer to the packaging for directions when mixing with our other products.
Q.Can I heat the food or liquid after adding Biostime Immune Defence + Lactoferrin?
A.Prepare food, or liquid as per normal routine and once lukewarm or cool pour in powder from sachet to mix. Ensure mixed, stirred and shaken well. For best results refer to the packaging for directions and do not heat the Lactoferrin product over 50 degrees celsius.
Q.Does this product contain probiotics?
A.No, Biostime Immune Defence + Lactoferrin does not contain probiotics.
Q.Does this product contain any allergens?
A.Allergens include milk and sulfites.
Q.Where is this product made?
A.This product is made in Australia.
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 box.
Q.Where can I purchase this product?
A.Biostime Immune Defence + Lactoferrin is available online at biostimenutrition.com.au