Monthly Archives: September 2018

  • Friendly bacteria to reduce antibiotic use in infants and children

    This week has seen the Daily Mail reporting that taking probiotics daily reduces the need for children to take antibiotics by almost a third. The article is based upon the latest review paper on this subject to be published in the European Journal of Public Health.[1] The paper reviewed 17...
  • Friendly bacteria - both alongside and following antibiotics Research has shown that taking friendly bacteria (probiotics) alongside antibiotics can reduce the adverse effects on the gut bacteria, helping to maintain a healthy balance of bacteria. They can help to support the effectiveness and reduce the side effects of the antibiotics...
  • The Express Online recommends ProVen

    According to the NHS, bloating is an issue that affects most of us from time to time. The Express Online dealt with this issue recently by recommending six easy diet tips to help avoid trapped wind pain and bloating. First on the list, dietitian Helen Bond recommends supporting our 'good...
  • The Sun's Jane Atkinson recommends ProVen

    The Sun's Jane Atkinson is an advocate of friendly bacteria... ...and in her latest column she talks about how they can help with anxiety and stress, by supporting the gut, which produces the happy hormone serotonin. Jane's go-to ProVen Probiotics product is our A-Z Multivitamin & Mineral with Acidophilus &...
  • Kids and Playground Bugs

    Viruses are spread by direct and indirect contact with other people, surfaces and objects. They are more likely to be spread by children as they are less likely to wash their hands properly or to put their hands over their mouths when coughing and sneezing. Kids are also much more...

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