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Good Bugs for Bad Bugs – Supporting Immunity with Probiotics

By Emily Blake 12 days ago 1037 Views

It’s that time of the year again when we all seem to be coming down with something: coughs, colds, flu, tonsillitis, or worse… We all know how disruptive and uncomfortable it can be to daily life, so how can we make sure that we are able to defend ourselves against these nasty bugs and viruses?

Thankfully, there is a lot that we can do to help ourselves, such as stress reduction and ensuring we get enough vitamin C, D, zinc, and sleep. But did you know that one of the most effective supplements you can take to support your immunity is actually a probiotic? It makes perfect sense when we consider that our immune system is largely based in the gut, and that the good bugs in it are absolutely critical to protecting us against the bad guys.

Read our blog to learn more.

How to beat the winter vomiting bug

By Emily Blake 20 days ago 22879 Views

The dreaded ‘winter vomiting bug’ threatens to wreak havoc on the start of our festivities.

There is currently no conventional treatment, [i] so read on to learn how nutrition and lifestyle may help you avoid infection, and support you during and after infection if it comes to that.