Won the ‘Best of Supplements’ award from Better Nutrition Magazine (USA)

Date 2014/09/21

Honored as 6-time winner of ‘BEST OF SUPPLEMENTS’ Award

Dr. Ohhira's Probiotic (named as ‘OM-X’ in Japan) has won the Best of Supplements Award from Better Nutrition Magazine

September 21, 2014 - Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics (named as ‘OM-X’ in Japan) has won the ‘Best of Supplements’ award in the Probiotic Category for the sixth year in a row. This makes Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics the only probiotic supplement to achieve this honor. Better Nutrition Magazine presented the Award during the Natural Products Expo East held in Baltimore, September 21-24.

The winning products were selected by the editors of Better Nutrition who conducted thorough interviews with a panel of experts, including naturopaths, medical doctors, and experts in the supplement industry. They also took into account the quality of ingredients, product reputation and tallied reader’s votes for their favorite supplements. The award winners will be featured in the November 2014 issue of Better Nutrition.

Nicole Brechka, Editor-in-Chief of Better Nutrition, commented that Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics is still the overwhelming favorite in the probiotic category as proven by the Japanese supplements five-year winning streak.

Suzy Cohen, R.Ph, pharmacist, author and Science Advisory Board Member for Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics delivers her understanding of why this product continues to receive awards and praises from the natural product industry, health care practitioners and consumers.

“While the science behind Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics is impeccable and the formula that encourages the growth of a person’s own unique flora extremely innovative, the real proof is in the astounding and consistent results it provides.”

Essential Formulas Incorporated’s President and CEO, Michael Schoor, found out about the probiotics extraordinary benefits after acquiring food poisoning while in Malaysia and became determined to discover the secret behind his outstanding recovery. His search brought him to Japan where he met with the products founder, Iichiroh Ohhira, Ph.D., one of Japan’s leading microbiologists. He learned that over 20 years of university-based, scientific research studies had proven the product, including its proprietary TH10 strain, to be strong, safe and effective in dealing with digestive distress. Essential Formulas was established in 2000 as the exclusive distributor of Dr. Ohhira's Probiotic products in the United States.

“EFI is a family-owned company and we are passionate about good health and the remarkable benefits of this product. This award affirms not only the solid science behind Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics, but the tremendous customer loyalty as well,” said Michael Schoor, CEO and President of Essential Formulas Incorporated.


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