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Recent Blog Posts

Watch: The Gut Stuff get real on probiotic myths

Posted 8th Feb 2019

Gut health: whether you’re a novice or know a lot on the subject, things can still get confusing. After all, there’s lots of conflicting information out there – enter The Gut Stuff’s new video s...

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Probiotics VS stomach flu: New study

Posted 7th Dec 2018

When you hear the word ‘probiotics’, the first thing you’re likely to think of is your gut. That’s what probiotics are all about, right? So, could probiotics help with stomach bugs? A recent stu...

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‘Probiotics are useless’: True or false?

Posted 10th Sep 2018

Two recent studies1, 2 conducted in Israel have people questioning the performance of probiotic drinks and supplements. Deemed ‘quite useless’ in the papers, you could say the results didn’t exa...

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8 Ways To Get Your Kids To Take Their Probiotics Supplement

Posted 1st Sep 2018

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 remember, when I was young, refusing to consume almost anything I didn't...

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FAQs

Is it ok to take probiotics every day?

A common question in regards to probiotics is whether it is ok to take probiotics every day. Whilst there may be a few exceptions to this rule, the general answer is yes, it's safe, and often re...

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What are Probiotics?

Probiotics, like acidophilus, are microorganisms that are thought to be beneficial to the human host. The digestive tract is home to trillions of microorganisms. Some of these are good for us, s...

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Why consider probiotic supplements over yoghurts?

People have been taking live cultures for centuries, mostly in the form of fermented foods such as probiotic yoghurt. Yoghurt has long been used around the world as a health food and is a natural s...

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