Do Probiotics Have The Potential To Prevent Or Treat Colds?

Tai Ibitoye | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tai Ibitoye

As the UK weather sees a major drop in temperature, the chance of individuals catching a cold or flu increases. People are urged to get the flu vaccination at their local GP surgery or local pharmacy to keep the winter virus at bay

Beyond Yoghurt: Everything You Need to Know About Probiotics

Jenna Downes | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jenna Downes

If you, like many readers of us, are working on improving your gut health or just want to give your immune system a helping hand in this cold weather then it's likely that probiotics are already on your radar.

Probiotic Foods May Help 'Combat Stress And Improve Mental Health'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Friendly bacteria can act as a stress buster and improve mental health, research has shown.A study of 22 healthy men found that volunteers who took a ...

What Are Probiotics?

Henrietta Norton | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Henrietta Norton

Fermented foods such as sauerkraut and yoghurt are rich sources of probiotics and prebiotics, compounds that the beneficial flora in our digestive tract feed from and thrive. They also play an important role in detoxification.

How Eating Probiotics May Help Lower Blood Pressure

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Regularly eating probiotics found in yoghurt or food supplements, may help lower blood pressure. Live bacteria and yeasts, often known as 'friendly...

Ever Experienced Bloating or Bowel Problems?

Natalie Lamb | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Lamb

There is often more than one cause of an individual's IBS and these can vary from person to person. Many IBS sufferers also tend to have a range of symptoms that do not appear to come from the bowel, but can be related to other symptoms such as headaches, backache, insomnia, tiredness and muscle pain.

Becoming Cultured

Janey Lee Grace | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK
Janey Lee Grace

'Cultured Food for life - How to make and serve delicious probiotic foods for better health and wellness' by Donna Schwenk has been published by Hay House. It knocks on its head the understanding that pickles can be bad for us and that only raw and fresh is ever good when it comes to our veggies

Scientists 'Definitively Link' Gut Bacteria To IBS (Plus How To Spot The Signs)

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The results of a new Cedars-Sinai study suggest that an overgrowth of bacteria in the gut has been 'definitively linked' to Irritable Bowel Syndrome ...

Probiotic Yoghurts 'Boosts Libido And Sexual Prowess'

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

When scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology began their research into the link between probiotics and obesity they also discovered anot...

A Nation in Need of Vitamin D

Dr Patricia Macnair | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Patricia Macnair

When the Chief Medical Officer in England, Dame Sally Davies, announced last week that she is worried that young children and some adults are not getting enough vitamin D, she gave official recognition to growing concern among health professionals that deficiency of this vitamin is a very significant issue in the UK.

Why Should You Care About Your Immune System?

Dr Sarah Brewer | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sarah Brewer

It's easy to take your immune system for granted, yet every day billions of cells patrol your body and repel invaders. Just like a large corporation, each member of your internal army has a different role.