Digestion Support

Support gut health with Ensure

Ensure is contains 28 essential vitamins and minerals and is enriched with prebiotic fibre to support a healthy digestive system:2

Vitamin A

Helps keep the lining of your digestive system healthy.5

Folic acid

Works closely with vitamin B12 to help  the body break down protein.7

B vitamins

Helps the body digest carbohydrate, fat and protein.6

What are prebiotics?

A prebiotic is a type of dietary fibre that encourages the growth and activity of certain ‘good’ bacteria in the large intestine.3 Dietary fibres that have high prebiotic effects include inulin, fructo-oligosaccharides (fructans or FOS) and galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS).3

Health benefits of prebiotics

As well as boosting beneficial bacteria in your gut, prebiotics have also been suggested to:4


Help your body better absorb some nutrients


Support a healthy heart


Help weight management


Help lower the risk of gut infections

Prebiotics - Boosts beneficial bacteria in your gut.

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Other health benefits

Food for Special Medical Purposes. Use only under medical supervision.

FOS: fructo-oligosaccharides. GOS: galacto-oligosaccharides.

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