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Active Bacterial Cultures & Probiotics

Two of the most common friendly bacteria added to dairy products are Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria. Within each group, there are different species (for example, Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidus), and within each species, different strains (or varieties). Health Canada has identified the claims for probiotics and eligible species for these claims.

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Keep Your Bones Healthy & Strong

Calcium is most commonly associated with giving bones and teeth their strength. However, calcium is also necessary for such things as blood clotting, muscle contraction and enzyme reactions.

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Astro® Original Nearly No Fat Fudge Brownies

Melt-in-your-mouth, heavenly Astro® Original chocolate brownies that will leave you dreaming for more. Try these brownies as a delicious treat today!

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Keeping Your Diet Healthy & Balanced

An unbalanced diet that is high in fat and processed foods can lead to a number of digestive disorders, including heartburn, indigestion, acid reflux, gas and constipation. Other preventable factors contributing to digestive disorders can be alcohol consumption, smoking, stress, lack of sleep and lack of exercise.

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Prebiotic Fibre

Prebiotics are non-digestible food ingredients that stimulate the growth or activity of bacteria in the digestive system which are beneficial to the health of the body. Prebiotic fibre is a a soluble fibre and a functional food ingredient! It is also called inulin and can be derived from the chicory root, or other sources like soybeans, raw oats or jicama. You can’t taste, see or feel this fibre when it’s mixed into a food or drink.

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