Monthly Archives: May 2019

  • Friendly bacteria and the menopause

    Menopause brings with it a number of changes to our bodies, most of which are associated with the reduction in oestrogen production that occurs at this time. Many of these changes are directly linked to a healthy balance of friendly bacteria both in the gut and in the genito-urinary tract...
  • The Liverpool Endurance Study Four weeks of probiotic supplementation reduces GI symptoms during a marathon race ProVen Research Immunity Gastro-Intestinal Health Early immune system development Cognitive Function Performance Safety Other Aim This randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled study aimed to assess the effect of Lab4 probiotic supplementation on gut symptoms, race...
  • On national sun day – why we need vitamin D

    Vitamin D is best known for its role in bone health. We must have vitamin D to absorb calcium and promote bone growth and too little vitamin D may result in soft bones or rickets in children and fragile, misshapen bones in adults (osteomalacia). It is also needed for healthy...

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