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Probiotics: The 2019 way to stop winter bugs?

Posted 18th Oct 2019

The immune system: what actually is it? Put simply: your immune system is made up of several different areas in your body, working together to support you against threats including: physic...

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Your Child's Immunity: Our Top 5 Back-To-School Tips

Posted 6th Aug 2019

Children are notorious for catching every bug going once they are all back together under one classroom roof! Implementing just a few simple changes made to their diet and lifestyle can make a r...

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Your Child’s Microbiome: Dr Kate's Complete Guide

Posted 1st Aug 2019

It's never too late to start learning about your child's gut health. Make sure they get the best start in life, from birth to secondary school, by understanding how nurturing their gut micro...

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Healthy Tips For Your Vagina: 5 Easy Care Steps For Summer

Posted 5th Jul 2019

Beaches, barbeques and all the vitamin D you could ask for… Seriously, who doesn’t love summer?! Well, it turns out your vagina may not actually be the biggest fan – particularly the delic...

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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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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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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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