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, it's 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-ready, t...

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

8 Ways To Get Your Kids To Take Their Live Cultures Supplement

Most parents know that getting their children to take anything they don't want to is a battle at the best of times. I can well remember, when I was young, refusing to consume just about anything I didn't like - medicine, Marmite, or my least favourite...sprouts! Even now, I avoid them at all c...

Posted 1st Apr 2018

Woman's Weekly recommends OptiBac S. boulardii

For those of us who indulged a bit (or a lot!) over the Easter weekend the beginning of the spring season is a timely opportunity to re-energise for the summer months to come. Luckily Woman's Weekly magazine has this covered and we're really pleased to announce that our very own 'Saccharomyces...

Posted 31st Mar 2018

Our 'For every day' is in the Mail on Sunday!

What a great start to our week! Our ‘For every day’ product was mentioned in yesterday’s Mail on Sunday by journalist Sarah Stacey, in her fabulous article ‘Why it’s time to love your gut’. “Good health starts in the gut” may be a familiar saying to many people, but evidence suggests that we s...

Posted 26th Mar 2018

Gut Health - All you need to know

When we ask people what they associate with probiotics, the two most common answers are 'good bacteria' and 'the gut'. But what exactly is the gut and what can you do to keep it healthy? What are the key functions of the gut? The gut (also known as the gastrointestinal tract) is t...

Posted 23rd Mar 2018

Does pregnancy change the vaginal microflora?

This is a great question and one that scientists have given significant attention in recent years. We know the vaginal microbiome is dominated by a number of genus, including Lactobacilli3. If balanced, these bacteria provide a natural barrier against bacterial and viral pathogens and he...

Posted 23rd Mar 2018

#MyOptiBac Competition - A win, win, win situation

It's competition time. All you need is your phone and your favourite OptiBac supplement. Take a fun shot with one or more of our products in your kitchen, office, yoga studio, with your children or anywhere else and share this with us. Our very own independent panel of judges will choose the best...

Posted 23rd Mar 2018