April 06, 2021 3 min read
Well, the actual Human Milk Oligosaccharide in both products is indeed the same, but, there are still some small differences between the two products.
The PureHMO® Prebiotic capsules are mostly just 2'-Fucosyllactose, which is the most abundant type of HMO. However, because they house the HMO inside a capsule, they also contain these other ingredients:
The PureHMO® Prebiotic powder on the other hand has only a single ingredient inside the bottle: 2'-Fucosyllactose.
Layer Origin Nutrition customers have said they like the capsules for their portability. They can easily be taken at home with a glass of water but can also be thrown into a purse, gym bag, or briefcase and taken to work.
The ability to have HMO anywhere, at any time, is a big selling point for many people. All they need is water for swallowing the capsules.
On the other hand, customers like the powder because it is so easily mixable into yogurt, protein shakes, smoothies, beverages, and almost anything else.
The ability to quickly add a scoop of the HMO powder into whatever you're already going to eat is something many customers appreciate.
The PureHMO® powder does have a quicker absorption rate than the PureHMO® capsules. This is simply because the powder is not encapsulated inside anything so it can go straight into your system and get to work.
The capsules on the other hand do have to dissolve first for the powder inside them to be released into your system.
There is really not a major difference here, but if you want the absolute fastest absorption rate possible, then you would want to choose the powder.
The PureHMO® capsules have 1800mg of HMO per serving (3 capsules) and Layer Origin Nutrition recommends that you take three capsules per day once your body has adjusted to HMO.
Specifically, new users are instructed to take just 1-2 capsules for the first three to five days and then increase their dosage to three capsules per day thereafter.
So, if you take two capsules per day for the first three days, and then three capsules per day after that, one bottle (90 capsules) would last for 34 days.
PureHMO® Powdercontains 45 scoops, with 1950mg of HMO per scoop. Layer Origin Nutrition recommends that you start with a half-scoop and work up to a full scoop each day.
So, if you take a half scoop for the first three days, and then a full scoop each day after that, one bottle (45 scoops) would last for about 46 days.
If you take a half scoop for the first five days, and then a full scoop each day after that, one bottle (45 scoops) would last for about 47 days.
As you can see, the powder is a much longer lasting supply of HMO.
From a pure cost perspective, the powder provides a better value.
However, some people prefer to avoid scooping, measuring, and stirring and instead opt for what they believe to be the faster method for ingesting HMO, via the capsules.
The decision of which type of PureHMO® prebiotic to try is one that is personal and likely different for each individual.
The key is that you're aware of the health benefits of HMO and considering one of the two.
It's difficult to "go wrong" with the powder or the capsules as both have their pros and cons, but ultimately, contain the same main ingredient!
Some people decide to order both and use the powder when they're at home and take the capsules in the car, to the office, or with them during travel.
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email support@LayerOrigin.com or to call us at 1-800-861-8916.
September 11, 2022 11 min read
Hundreds of people have seen great success by following the "2-Day Core Pattern" diet protocol that is outlined in Joel Greene's 2020 book, The Immunity Code.
However, the actual menu to follow can be confusing for readers, so we put together this handy guide to explain what you should be eating during the protocol.
September 05, 2022 7 min read
Stress is a reaction to so many areas of our lives, and as a result, in many cases this leads to a condition called dysmotility. It occurs because of a neurological reaction that causes the muscles or nerves within the digestive tract to become affected to the point of disruption. So, the digestive process no longer works as it should. Dysmotility leads to interruption of the absorption of nutrients and has a direct impact on how you will perform on a social and professional level. Can HMO, 2'-FL, helps with the stress-induced gut dysmotility? Read more to find out.
August 24, 2022 7 min read
Can Human Milk Oligosaccharides Support Normal Bowel Function and Improve Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome? What does the clinical studies say?
Overall, the study concluded that the ingestion of a 4:1 oral mix of the HMOs, 2’FL and LNnT improved abdominal pain, stool consistency, bloating, and the severity of the condition. Not only did the study demonstrate that HMOs could improve the quality of life of IBS patients, but it was the first large-scale study to show that HMO supplementation can improve IBS symptoms.