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Can probiotics improve your mental health?

By Seema Vekaria 7 days ago 5089 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.

How Probiotics Support A Healthy Heart

By Roma Bansil 22 days ago 7664 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 29 days ago 10108 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 11640 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.

Probiotics for women's health

By Roma Bansil 2 months ago 7525 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 9834 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 8484 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.

Why you should take Vitamin D (even in summer)

By Olenka Quintrell 3 months ago 9329 Views

Why should you consider supplementing with vitamin D even in summer?

Vitamin D is one of the only vitamins we can actually make ourselves, yet 25% of the general UK population may be severely deficient!

Read our latest blog to find out more.

The Baby Biome - How Probiotics Support Your Baby’s Immunity

By Raihane Palagi 4 months ago 9404 Views

Are you expecting a new arrival in the family? Or have you recently given birth and want to give your baby the best start in life? One of the best things you can do is to look after the 4.4 trillion of bacteria that live in their gut!

Let’s find out how probiotics can support your baby’s immune system, digestion and development from birth and through childhood.

Top Tips for Summer Travel

By Lucy Sparkes 4 months ago 9215 Views

Summer is the time for holidays and some time out from our daily routines, however fully letting go of our daily rituals may be counter-productive and lead to needing a holiday following our holiday!

We've put together a nutritional guide about how to make the most of your much-needed downtime by being well-prepared and travel smart.