Probiotics

This section of our blog looks at the ways in which probiotics can help support our gut bacteria to digest food, absorb nutrients, keep pathogenic bacteria at bay and support the immune system.

nutrition gap

The nutrition gap  

The first call on nutrients by our body is for immediate and acute needs – those needed for short-term survival ...
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Probiotics first 1,000 days

Probiotics for the first 1,000 days

The more we uncover about the ecosystem of bacteria residing in us, the more it becomes evident that nurturing and ...
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Probiotics for respiratory health

How probiotics support the respiratory system: protecting against viruses and helping recovery

Probiotics have shown effectiveness for treatment and prevention of viral infections,  as well as a supportive role in enhancing immune ...
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antibiotics support

Supporting the gut during and after antibiotics 

Whilst antibiotics absolutely save lives, there has been a long-standing culture of over-prescription. This has led to problems that we ...
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Irritable bowel syndrome nutritional approach

Nutritional support for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder that can cause persistent discomfort. It is a group of symptoms—including abdominal ...
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Leaky Gut Syndrome – causes, symptoms and routes to repair

Leaky Gut Syndrome – causes, symptoms and routes to repair

The gut is often referred to as a foundation pillar of health for the body and the intestinal epithelium (barrier) ...
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Stop the clock: nutrition and skin ageing

Stop the clock: nutrition and skin ageing

As a natural part of the human process, ageing cannot be avoided. But let’s be honest, if we could slow ...
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The impact of antibiotics on the microbiome

The impact of antibiotics on the microbiome

In the UK, one of the highest rates of antibiotic prescriptions in the outpatient population comes from dentists and oral ...
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