Probiotics & Skin: the next big thing in beauty?

If we look back just a couple of decades many people had not even heard the term ‘probiotic’, let alone begun to understand the many different health benefits associated with them. Since then however, ‘friendly bacteria’ have been gradually gaining popularity, thanks in the most part to the in...

Posted 21st Feb 2018

Gut-Brain Axis: The Gut & the Brain - Couple of the Year 2018

Everybody is talking about the #GutBrainAxis. It’s fair to say that the idea of the connection between the gut and the brain is not a new one. ‘Go with your gut feeling’ is an old saying that might have its roots in this notion. So are we simply re-discovering old concepts here? Science has r...

Posted 13th Feb 2018

Pancake Day with Probiotics

Pancake Day is almost upon us and I for one can’t wait to try out a new and fresh way to celebrate. In the past you may have experimented with the classic American style or the beautifully light and thin crepe, so perhaps this year you want to experiment with something different. Why not try m...

Posted 12th Feb 2018

Lydia Millen takes 'For daily immunity' every morning

We are big fans of Lydia Millen, so were over the moon to find out that she takes 'For daily immunity' as part of her healthy morning routine. We've been featured in her most recent YouTube video, all about how she starts her day, in real time. NB: The above video snippet contains a pai...

Posted 9th Feb 2018

Women's Health recommends 'For every day EXTRA Strength'

There doesn't seem to be any down time for us here at OptiBac HQ! This week, we're super excited to announce that we've been featured in Women's Health magazine in the article 'Written all over your face', by Amy Synnott D'Annibale. The article focuses on the relevance of skin health, specificall...

Posted 8th Feb 2018

Love your heart - 10 Healthy Heart Tips

As we welcome in February, we say goodbye to bleak mornings, the new year's resolutions that didn't quite hit the mark and bitterly cold evenings without the promise of forthcoming festivities. February brings with it the assurance of lighter evenings, as well as, arguably, the most romantic day ...

Posted 31st Jan 2018

Top Santé loves 'For daily immunity'

Happiness levels are running high at OptiBac Probiotics HQ. We always love to be featured in our favourite magazines and this week makes no exception. Katy Louise, editor of Top Santé is currently taking our new & refreshed 'For daily immunity' and has recommended it as one of her top 3 pr...

Posted 30th Jan 2018

Studies suggest probiotics lower risk of preeclampsia and preterm birth

Two recent studies have yielded some very convincing results for the use of probiotics during pregnancy, suggesting that supplementing with friendly bacteria at this special time may help prevent preeclampsia, preterm birth, and neonatal sepsis. Preeclampsia and premature birth ...

Posted 26th Jan 2018

Probiotics during pregnancy could reduce risk of childhood obesity

Research suggests that factors affecting the unborn foetus, even at the earliest stages of pregnancy, can have a significant impact on the child's health as they grow and may even affect their state of health in later life. In recent years, clinical trials have revealed how our earliest moment...

Posted 18th Jan 2018

'For every day' in the Telegraph & Woman magazine

We're really chuffed to have been featured in the press again, this time in 'Woman' magazine! OptiBac was mentioned in their article entitled "Beauty Confidence", in a section called "Embrace probiotics", a sentiment that we'd definitely agree with! As the interest in live cultures continues t...

Posted 17th Jan 2018