Ingredient Spotlight

The perfect formula can take us several years to develop. We are so proud of each and every ingredient that goes into our products that we profile one exceptional ingredient from each to explain why we chose it, where it originated, and how come it’s so good for you.

Baobob (Adansonia)

Baobob (Adansonia)

African tribes have harvested this high-fiber fruit as a nutritious source of food and medicine for centuries, since it’s so high in vitamin C, calcium, and iron. But the story doesn’t stop there: The Baobab tree can live for over 1,000 years! It has cultural significance in African folklore and mythology, and is considered a symbol of life and fertility.

Baobob tree is also known as "Tree of Life" because every part of it from the roots, leaves, fruit pulp, and seeds can be used for therapeutic purposes.

Rich in vitamins and minerals

Powdered baobab contains , both soluble and insoluble fiber, as well as polyphenols. On top of that, it is especially rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, niacin, iron and potassium.

What's wonderful about our Baobob

The harvesting and trading of the baobob fruit has made a significant impact especially on the women harvesters and their families within the farming community. Our baobob fiber is organic, wild harvested and sustainable.

Lactobacillus gasseri BNR17

Lactobacillus gasseri BNR17

This potent probiotic strain has over 20 years of clinical research behind it. Studies have shown that it supports gut health, helps lower body weight, and helps reduce waist and hip circumferences. Lactobacillus gasseri BNR17 is just one of the 14 powerful probiotic strains found in Synbiotic 365, but it’s the one we’re most proud to introduce to you.

Weight management

A recent clinical study found that Lactobacillus gasseri BNR17 helps reduce body weight, fat around organs, and body mass index (BMI).

The gut-brain axis

A healthy functioning gut has been shown to support mental health, mood and memory.

Great for gut flora

Probiotics promote a healthy balance of gut bacteria, which helps with weight management and boosts the immune system.

Slippery Elm Bark (Ulmus rubra)

Slippery Elm Bark (Ulmus rubra)

Slippery Elm is a tree that’s native to Canada and northern parts of the United States. It’s a natural prebiotic with amazing health benefits, and Indigenous Peoples have been using it in medicines for centuries because of its digestive benefits. What’s wonderful about our Slippery Elm is that it’s sustainably sourced and doesn’t harm the living tree in any way, because only the bark is used for strengthening the gut lining and helping build the mucin layer of the stomach lining.

A Slippery Elm tree can live up to 200 years in the wild and reach a height of 70 feet.

Soothing and relieving

Slippery Elm Bark soothes the lining of the stomach and intestines when ingested. It’s also used in throat lozenges because it relieves irritation.

Nature's own remedy

Its name comes from the tree's gooey, slippery inner bark, which is where the slippery Elm's therapeutic qualities come from.

What's wonderful about our Slippery Elm

is that it's sustainably sourced and doesn't harm the living tree in any way, because only the bark is used for its healing qualities in treating intestinal issues.

Artesa® Chickpeas (Cicer arietinum)

Artesa® Chickpeas (Cicer arietinum)

After searching the world for the finest chickpeas, we found them close to home in North America, allowing us to support a small but mighty agricultural business in the process. These protein-packed legumes, known as Artesa® Chickpeas, have a silky-smooth texture, sweet taste, and pack as much protein potency as many meat or dairy-based alternatives. Grown on a sustainable farm and cultivated by a select group of trusted farmers, Artesa® Chickpeas are unlike any other chickpea out there.

Chickpeas have been cultivated in the Middle East since about 8000 B.C.

Packed with protein

Chickpea protein supports bone, muscle, and skin health.

Energy on demand

One cup of chickpeas provides almost one-third of an adult's daily protein needs.

What's wonderful about our Chickpeas

Grown on a sustainable farm and cultivated by a select group of trusted farmers, Artesa® Chickpeas are unlike any other chickpea out there.

Pineapple Bromelain (Ananas comosus)

Pineapple Bromelain (Ananas comosus)

The sun-drenched shores of Costa Rica is where we discovered the most flavorful pineapples in the world. Bromelain, after all, comes from the vitamin-packed stems of the pineapple plant. And Costa Rica — with its lush rainforests, volcanos, beaches and tropical climate — produces the freshest, most potent, and most nutrient-packed bromelain available anywhere. We know you’ll taste and feel the difference of this potent pineapple enzyme.