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#1 Missy1306

 
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Posted 17 November 2013 - 06:54 PM

I am trying to find a probiotic that is without gluten, fair and soy and I thought I found one but this is what the label said under ingredients:

 

Other Ingredients: Mannitol (corn or wheat), inulin, silicon dioxide.
Contains none of the following: added colors, preservatives, dairy, lactose, milk, yeast, gluten or soy.


 

 

I'm confused  - any help is appreciated. 


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Posted 17 November 2013 - 07:05 PM

I am trying to find a probiotic that is without gluten, fair and soy and I thought I found one but this is what the label said under ingredients:
 

Other Ingredients: Mannitol (corn or wheat), inulin, silicon dioxide.
Contains none of the following: added colors, preservatives, dairy, lactose, milk, yeast, gluten or soy.

 
 
I'm confused  - any help is appreciated.


Its so highly processed it has no gluten. For myself, mannitol, no matter what the source, bothers me. Not gluten issue.
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Posted 17 November 2013 - 08:59 PM

Mannitol, a sugar alcohol, is gluten-free regardless of the source. It does have a laxative effect, especially in large amounts.
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