Getting Pregnant: Could Probiotics Help?

We are now facing lower fertility rates than ever before, with as many as one in seven couples in the UK struggling to conceive (according to NHS statistics). The numbers of couples undergoing fertility treatments, such as IVF, each year are growing dramatically, and success rates for the trea...

Posted 20th Mar 2017

Over £50,000 raised for Womankind Worldwide

We are delighted to be making a new donation of over £18,000 to Womankind Worldwide today to mark International Women’s Day. Womankind is an international women’s rights charity which, thanks to all of you who purchase 'For women', we have supported for nearly 3 years. Womankind W...

Posted 7th Mar 2017

Probiotics and Leaky Gut, a look at the research

The term ‘Leaky Gut’ or ‘Intestinal permeability’ is often discussed within complementary health circles, as it is widely accepted by natural health practitioners that increased gut permeability is implicated in many different health conditions. It has been associated with numerous atopic cond...

Posted 28th Feb 2017

Study finds prebiotics improve symptoms of constipation in children

Childhood constipation is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders in children. The NHS estimates that it affects as many as 1 in 3 infants at any one time – less surprising, perhaps, if you have little people of your own. If so, you might be aware of the discomfort and pain this conditi...

Posted 17th Feb 2017

Our 'For women' wins two awards

We’ve won two awards! For the same product! Seems as though our ‘For women’ continues to turn heads within the sector. We placed top in the ‘Best Personal’ category at the Natural Lifestyle Product Awards and at the Health Food Business Awards. Both acknowledged that ‘For women’ h...

Posted 30th Jan 2017

New study on our probiotic reverses generational stress

I’m delighted to report on yet another study that's used one of our finished products! This latest study has focused on the strains in our ‘For those on antibiotics’ and ‘For every day’ products, and found a measurable benefit for the reversal of generational stress. Stress and ...

Posted 27th Jan 2017

Woman's Own recommends 'One week flat'

Everyone likes to come first, so we were thrilled ‘One week flat’ topped the list of ‘3 of the best…belly de-bloaters’ in Woman’s Own magazine! With so many people trying to lose weight at this time of year the Diet Special’s focus on slimming down must have found a very receptive audience. ...

Posted 25th Jan 2017

New asthma study on 'For babies & children'

Our OptiBac Probiotics 'For babies & children' supplement has been featured in a very successful new study on asthma symptoms in children. This clinical trial evaluated the optimal time period and efficiency of taking a synbiotic containing Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52,...

Posted 24th Jan 2017

Balance magazine loves 'For every day EXTRA Strength'

We love Balance magazine, so it was a real treat to find out that they love us too! Our premium probiotic, ‘For every day EXTRA Strength’, has been featured as part of a super well-informed article, all about the merits and pitfalls of detoxing. Balance magazine loves 'For every d...

Posted 17th Jan 2017

Woman & Home likes OptiBac Probiotics 'For women'

Woman & Home magazine have put a big smile on our faces this week by dedicating an entire article to the importance of probiotics for vaginal health! Not only that, but they have recommended ‘For women’. We've been featured in the February issues of Woman & Home and...

Posted 10th Jan 2017