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  • Lunch box ideas - Healthy alternatives

    A healthy lunchbox should include protein, vegetables, fruit and perhaps some other form of carbohydrate and a little something sweet – and a drink (preferably water). Here are some ideas for each of these elements, which can be used to build a filling and healthy lunchbox every day of the...
  • Start the day with a nutritious breakfast

    Starting the day with a healthy nutritious breakfast helps to set our children (and us) up for the day and also helps to prevent hunger before lunchtime. A healthy breakfast should always include protein and should aim to include at least one (if not two or three) portions of fruit...
  • Healthy snack ideas for you and the kids

    For whenever the kids (or you!) are hungry and need to grab something quickly - and particularly useful for the after-school hunger monster. Always try and include some protein as this will fill you and your children up more and help you to feel full for longer. Boiled egg and...
  • International Women’s Day – focus on a little-talked-about area of women’s health

    Today is International Women’s Day and we thought it was an appropriate time to talk about an area of women’s health that is not often discussed ‘out loud’ – the vaginal microbiome. As a company that produces friendly bacteria products, the microbiome (the microorganisms that live both on and in...
  • Gut friendly ideas for topping your pancakes

    As today is pancake day, there are pancake recipes all over social media today, so we thought we’d focus on some healthy toppings built around supporting gut health. Sweet or savoury? Take your pick and enjoy… Savoury Vegetables contain dietary fibre, which supports digestion and helps feed the friendly bacteria...
  • How salt affects our gut bacteria

    Over the years, the amount of salt we should and do eat has been a contentious subject. The current recommendation in the UK is that adults should eat no more than 6g of salt a day (or 2.4g of sodium) and that children’s intake should be defined by their age...
  • Eating Disorder Awareness Week

    This week is Eating Disorder Awareness Week and there is increasing research investigating the potential link between the health of the microbiome and causes and outcomes for eating disorders. Eating disorders (anorexia, nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder) were originally thought of as mental illnesses...
  • Your gut as your immune system

    Did you know that around 70% of your immune system lives in your gut? And one of the key immune functions our gut performs is to regulate the particles that pass through our intestinal lining into our bloodstream and body. A healthy digestive tract will allow minuscule particles of digested...
  • We Won the Feefo Trusted Service Award 2019

    Feeling proud ProVen Probiotics are very proud to announce that we have won the Feefo* Trusted Service 2019 award, an independent badge of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional service, as rated by you, our customers. The Feefo Trusted Service badge is awarded to businesses that: maintain a consistent...
  • Probiotics for IBS

    Around one in five people in the UK today is believed to be suffering from IBS symptoms – including gas, bloating, diarrhoea and/or constipation. 85% of UK adults report that they regularly experience stress and around 60%of IBS sufferers listing a psychiatric disorder as one of the major factors in...

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