Natural Health Magazine Loves 'For every day MAX'!

If you follow OptiBac Probiotics in the media, you’ll know that we’re quite the celebrity brand, with recent mentions in heavyweight publications such as Woman and Home magazine, Vogue, and the Daily Mail. But we’re always extra delighted to receive a mention in an industry mag, and so are ver...

Posted 21st Jun 2017

'For babies & children' wins in the Mama & Baby awards

We're thrilled to say that we've been awarded the 'Best Health Supplement for Kids' award by The Beauty Shortlist's "Mama & Baby Awards 2017". The category was full of tough competition so we were thrilled to learn of our win! The Mama & Baby Awards are judged by a panel of indus...

Posted 19th Jun 2017

Balance mag recommends our travel supplement

We’re big fans of Balance magazine, a free monthly publication for Londoners looking to nurture themselves, their family, and help build a better society and planet for us all. With features on psychology, work, health, travel, arts & culture, food, style and a lot more, it’s always an int...

Posted 13th Jun 2017

Trimethylaminuria /fish odour syndrome: could probiotics help?

Trimethylaminuria (abbreviated to TMAU and also known as ‘Fish Odour Syndrome’) is a very distressing condition that often seriously affects the quality of life and confidence of sufferers. It is a metabolic condition, in which sufferers are unable to break down Trimethylamine (TMA) which is i...

Posted 12th Jun 2017

New study reveals B. lactis Bl-04 may reduce cold symptoms

There is no cure for the common cold, as the old adage goes, and so every winter we endure a seasonal bout of illnesses which we clumsily spread amongst each other. However, new research from the University Of Virginia School Of Medicine, reveals that the probiotic strain Bifidobacterium lacti...

Posted 31st May 2017

More research links the microbiome to emotional health

Two recent studies have given more weight to the evidence that the microbiome is linked to our emotions. The area of 'psychobiotics' (the relationship between our gut flora and our emotional health) is a growing field, and I have blogged before about how the microbiome can affect the way we th...

Posted 24th May 2017

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