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Can probiotics improve your mental health?

By Seema Vekaria 6 days ago 4745 Views

Many of us have experienced the feeling of our ‘stomachs turning’ when we are nervous, scared or anxious, and there is good reason as to why this happens. The gut, often referred to as our second brain, plays an important role, not just in digestion, but also regulating the activity of our nervous system.

Read more on the benefits of probiotics on mental health.

Children's Chocolate Orange Omega-3 Rich Smoothie

By Lisa Beard 13 days ago 3374 Views

Do you struggle to get nutrient-rich supplement powders into your child? As adorable as our children are, they can be notoriously fussy. To ensure your children are getting their essential nutrients, we have created this delicious, chocolate smoothie to satisfy their taste buds, whilst boosting their nutrition.

Read the recipe now!

How Probiotics Support A Healthy Heart

By Roma Bansil 21 days ago 7604 Views

How are our gut bacteria relevant to heart health? People with reduced microbial diversity in the gut are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).[ii] A recent study showed that heart failure patients who eat more fibre have healthier balance of gut bacteria, which has been linked to reduced risk of death and need for a heart transplant.[iii]

So it’s clear that one of the most natural ways to support heart health includes optimising our gut bacteria through diet and using the right probiotics that have been researched for their heart health-promoting properties.

Find out more in our latest blog about how probiotics can have a profound effect on heart health.

How to have a smooth transition through menopause

By Marta Anhelush 28 days ago 10055 Views

“Ageing is not ‘lost youth’ but a new stage of opportunity and strength” Betty Friedan

Is this how you see menopause? Or are you dreading it? If you are a woman in a perimenopausal age and already thinking about it, or perhaps you are currently going through it and struggling, read on and we’ll delve deeper into how to have an easy transition through menopause and avoid or minimise some of the most common symptoms.

Live bacteria for happy, healthy kids

By Olenka Quintrell 1 month ago 11626 Views

Was your child born by C-section or bottle-fed? Are they feeling a bit below par at the moment? Or are you, as a parent, simply looking for guidance about how to increase good bacteria in the gut naturally? And you want to know which supplements to give your children as a daily insurance that they’re getting what they need?

Read our latest blog to find out more, including our extensive range of supplements for your kids.

BioCare live bacteria to support your gut health

2 months ago 3853 Views

Modern lifestyles don’t really support our levels of gut bacteria. Toxins in the environment, medicines like antibiotics, stress, poor diet and digestion can all impact their health and diversity. This is where a good quality live bacteria supplement can really help.

Our products use exactly the right bacteria in the right quantities to have maximum effect. Many of our live bacteria products use the LAB4 combination of bacteria used in multiple clinical trials.

Read our latest blog to learn why choosing the right live bacteria can support your gut health.

The Importance Of Fish Oils For Children

By Seema Vekaria 2 months ago 4971 Views

Why are fish oils important for children? Omega-3s are essential fatty acids that can’t be made by the body and so have to be obtained from the diet.

Learn more about the importance of essential fatty acids for optimal development in children.

Probiotics for women's health

By Roma Bansil 2 months ago 7502 Views

Did you know that most women will develop either a fungal or bacterial vaginal infection in their lifetime? For some women, it may become chronic and debilitating, affecting general wellbeing, confidence, sex life, and more. Are you or your partner affected?

A healthy vaginal microbiome is composed mainly of the Lactobacillus strains, including L. acidophilus, L. gasseri, L. rhamnosus, and L. plantarum with some Bifidobacterium species. These strains produce lactic acid, which maintains the vaginal pH balance to be within the required 3.5-4.5.

Our blog explores everything from the common signs and symptoms, the research on vaginal microbiome and which probiotic strains are the most beneficial, to what dietary and lifestyle factors can help!

Alzheimer's - Beyond Genetics

By Emily Blake 2 months ago 9821 Views

Have your family or friends been afflicted by Alzheimer’s (AD), and do you worry about whether you, or another loved one, might be at risk? If so, we’re here to help.

Read our latest blog to find out more.

7 Reasons Why You Would Give Probiotics To Your Baby or Young Child

By Lisa Beard 3 months ago 8469 Views

Probiotics are beneficial for adults and children alike, but why and when would you give probiotics to your child?

Read our latest blog to find out more.