5 ways food may improve your gut health

As we reach the mid point in our annual calendar we're becoming increasingly aware of how much live cultures and friendly bacteria are taking the stage, front and centre, across all platforms. Even the newly appointment Duchess of Sussex (Meghan Markle) has been known to preach the benefits of fr...

Posted 15th Jun 2018

New study confirms a role for the gut bacteria in depression

There has been a huge level of interest in the ‘Gut-Brain Axis’ recently, and the way that our gut can send messages to our brain, and vice versa. This two-way communication takes place via the central nervous system and the enteric nervous system, which controls the activity of the gut, and a...

Posted 15th Jun 2018

Country Living likes OptiBac 'For travelling abroad'

It's finally June! We've managed to survive the winter months and we're now preparing for sunshine, long evenings, golden sunsets and perhaps most importantly, the summer holiday. This is, of course, providing the Great British summer lasts longer than 5 days. For those of you travelling across t...

Posted 6th Jun 2018

OptiBac 'For daily immunity' in Evening Standard Mag!

It's Friday and we've got two reasons to be smiling from ear to ear! Not only is it almost the weekend but we're chuffed to announce that our super product 'For daily immunity' has been featured as a summer supplement of choice 'for the body and brain' in the Evening Standard Magazine! FRIYAY!...

Posted 1st Jun 2018

Could live cultures help with allergies?

It's National Allergy Awareness week from 23rd - 29th April 2018. As the hay-fever season launches, bringing misery to sufferers across the Western Hemisphere, Allergy UK will be attempting to raise awareness of the growing allergy epidemic and we support their campaign wholeheartedly, particu...

Posted 27th Apr 2018

Natural Health recommends OptiBac 'One week flat'

The sun is well and truly shining and we're all smiles at OptiBac HQ! There's lots to be happy about as one of our ace products has been creating some more buzz in the press! This month, our ever-popular 'One week flat', has been featured in Natural Health magazine in an article titled 'Get to kn...

Posted 27th Apr 2018

The Daily Express loves our 'For every day'!

It's a fabulous day: the sun is out, the sky is blue, and we're in the news again! This time, we're in The Daily Express, and they're loving our 'For every day' supplement, giving it a mention in a great article about skin health. If you are thinking about getting your skin summer-rea...

Posted 19th Apr 2018

Top Santé recommends OptiBac S. boulardii

It's all systems go at OptiBac Headquarters and this week is no exception - we've been featured in the press again! This time it's one of our favourite health magazines, Top Santé, who've recommend our ace supplement Saccharomyces boulardii in an article all about gut health entitled 'Time to go ...

Posted 12th Apr 2018

The Daily Mail & Nutritionists Love OptiBac

The weather may not be very spring-like at the moment, but we definitely have a spring in our step thanks to the Mail Online! We’ve recently been featured in a Daily Mail online article discussing ‘The 29 supplements leading nutritionists rely on throughout the year’. This article includ...

Posted 11th Apr 2018

Study shows many medicines affect our gut bacteria (not just antibiotics)

It's a well established fact that our gut bacteria can be adversely affected by antibiotic treatment. These vital medicines are indiscriminate in their method of action, and unfortunately, our resident friendly bacteria can also be damaged during an antibiotics course, sometimes resulting in side...

Posted 4th Apr 2018