BBC documentary discusses how gut bacteria may affect our sleep

Did you see the interesting show on the BBC last night about sleep? This programme, titled “The Truth about Sleep”, with Dr Michael Mosley, looked into things like the diet, lifestyle factors, as well as gut bacteria and prebiotic fibres - discussing the way they can affect and possibly increa...

Posted 12th May 2017

New study supports use of certain probiotic strains for BV

A new piece of clinical research has found that taking a probiotic supplement, containing Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14 and Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1, alongside conventional antibiotic medication significantly improved the symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis (BV), curing 83.1% of patients within ...

Posted 5th May 2017

Study suggests Chronic Fatigue syndrome may be linked to imbalance in gut bacteria

Have you ever wondered about the possible link between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? The link between CFS and IBS is still not very clear, however, this new study assessed the connection between CFS, IBS and the association with gut bacteria. So we might ju...

Posted 28th Apr 2017

Watch: Carly Rowena, Madeleine Shaw & Trinny on OptiBac Probiotics

If you follow our social channels you may have noticed that we've quite a few shout outs from some much-loved bloggers of late. Obviously, we're dead chuffed with all this attention, and we're feeling so smug proud that we'd like to collate, and share them all with you in one blog post, so her...

Posted 27th Apr 2017

New study finds gas produced by prebiotics reduces with time

There are various benefits associated with the consumption of prebiotics, however, a small minority of people do find that they could cause bloating or flatulence. With that being said, these symptoms usually disappear within a few days. This makes you wonder why gas is produced in the f...

Posted 21st Apr 2017

You magazine recommends 'For every day EXTRA Strength'

We were very pleased to have been recommended in Easter Sunday's Mail on Sunday supplement: 'You' magazine. In Sarah Stacey's 'Health' section we were mentioned for having a significant impact on one reader in particular. The section read: A 24-year-old reader with recurrent bloating and...

Posted 18th Apr 2017

We're in the Daily Mail for menopause related anxiety

We are so excited that our supplements have been recommended in a new article on the Daily Mail. This article, by qualified nutritionist and hypnotherapist Chloe Brotheridge, highlights and provides tips that have been tried and tested to help ease anxiety and menopause related stress. ...

Posted 13th Apr 2017

Our extra strength supplement is in Vogue!

It always feels good to be in Vogue! 'For every day EXTRA strength' is featured as part of a fascinating piece written by Kelly Gilbert, who has been thinking about age and its impact on metabolism. The article explores the interplay between metabolism, hormonal fluctuations, thyroid function...

Posted 11th Apr 2017

Our window takeover at Whole Foods Market

We're so excited to be taking over the big window at Whole Foods Market's flagship store on High Street Kensington this April. And we'd love to hear what you think of it. The focus is on our entire product range, because we're all about finding the right friendly bacteria supplement for ...

Posted 5th Apr 2017

Changes to our 'For every day' supplement

We’ve made a few changes to one of our most popular products! ‘For every day’ is one of our probiotics that's specifically intended for daily use at a recommended dose of two capsules per day, each capsule offering 2.5 billion live cultures. The most obvious change that the customer will...

Posted 31st Mar 2017