Antibiotics shown to increase C. diff risk in patients using the same hospital bed

Since their discovery in 1928, antibiotics have saved thousands of people from succumbing to life-threatening infections, but emerging research is now beginning to document their role as risk factor in infection and re-infection. The results of a recent study1 suggest that antibiotic use...

Posted 18th Oct 2016

Kit Malthouse, our local MP, visits our head office

We were proud to welcome our local MP, Kit Malthouse, Conservative MP for North West Hampshire, to our head office last Friday (19th February). Soraya met Mr Malthouse late last year at the House of Commons, at an event organised by our trade association, the Health Food Manufacturer's Associa...

Posted 23rd Feb 2016

Our 'For a flat stomach' supplement takes a new name

OptiBac Probiotics ‘For a flat stomach’ is now to be known as ‘One week flat’. The supplement remains exactly the same in terms of ingredients, packaging, recommended use and price - it simply has a brand new product name. The new name reflects the short-term and consecutive nature of t...

Posted 23rd May 2014

New cholesterol product, save 50% for one week only

We are thrilled to announce that our new supplement, OptiBac Probiotics For your cholesterol is now available, just in time for February’s National Heart Month! 'For your cholesterol' is a pioneering natural supplement containing well-researched live cultures, and Alpha-linolenic acid, a...

Posted 30th Jan 2014

Take action: Stand up for natural health

Your guide to the Nutrition & Health Claims Regulation The European Parliament wants to protect consumers like you by stopping manufacturers like us from making confusing or bogus ‘nutritional or health claims1. Brilliant. …In theory. This idea saw the birth of the well-intenti...

Posted 14th Feb 2012

Exotic travel destinations such as India, Mexico, and Egypt gain popularity year upon year. OptiBac Probiotics has compiled a quick list of travelling tips and information. Read our advice for your travel health, safety & comfort, before beginning your adventures in Egypt or India. ...

Posted 23rd Sep 2010

Matters of the EFSA, health claims, and probiotics have seen extensive recent press coverage, and in some cases articles seem to have misrepresented the course of events, adding a negative spin. The team at OptiBac Probiotics therefore wanted to write this commentary in order to simplify the e...

Posted 22nd Oct 2009