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Bone broth in pan

Bone broth – a gut healer

We are bringing you a week of winter soups to end November and start December. To kick it off, here’s a bone broth recipe that is tasty on its own, or can be used as a stock for the other soups. Bone broth is rich in amino acids, collagen and gelatine; and has been shown

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Probiotics and prebiotics: fermented food in jars

What’s the difference between probiotics and prebiotics?

This is a question that we’re often asked. With such similar sounding names, many people assume that probiotics and prebiotics are one and the same, but there is a very subtle difference between them. One refers to the beneficial gut bacteria themselves, the other is the food that they need to thrive. So… which is

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Apple hanging on a tree

Celebrate Apple Day for gut health

‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’. Did you grow up with these words of wisdom as well? While an apple a day sadly isn’t the cure for everything, there is some truth in regular apple eating being good for gut health. It is Apple Day on 21st October, so we thought we’d take a

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All you need to know about fibre and how it can benefit you

What you need to know about fibre

Fibre is a common word that most of us are aware of and know that we need it in our diet to help prevent constipation. But what exactly is it, where does it come from and what does it do? Fibre is often linked with preventing constipation, but is this true and how does it

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Can I take probiotics with antibiotics advice as woman takes a tablet

Can I take ProVen Probiotics with antibiotics?

The answer to this question is a resounding YES – ProVen Probiotics can be taken both alongside and following a course of antibiotics. Our amazing microbiome Our microbiome consists of 100 trillion microbes, which include bacteria, fungi and viruses that all work together with our body to help us remain in equilibrium and balance (known

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Maintaining a healthy weight and linking to you gut health

Maintaining a healthy weight – is there a link to the gut?

The new year is a time when we all make resolutions and often these are health and particularly weight related. For some this is to detoxify after the festive season and for others it’s simply a time to kickstart some good habits and perhaps lose a few pounds in the process. In this article, we

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How can daylight affect our gut health? - ProVen

How can daylight affect our gut health?

December 21st marks the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, when the sun provides the least light in a 24-hour period and we experience the shortest day and the longest night. This is the point in the year that the Northern Hemisphere is tilted furthest away from the sun. This year, the winter solstice, also

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The festive season and gut health - ProVen Probiotics

The festive season and gut health

As we head into the festive season, we wanted to give you some tips on keeping your gut healthy while you take the time to let your hair down and eat, drink and be merry! This can lead to consequences for some of us, particularly in relation to gut health and toilet habits, but it

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The Impact of Sugar on Gut Bacteria. The Facts - ProVen Probiotics

How can sugar impact gut bacteria?

Most of us are aware of the impact of excessive amounts of sugar on our health, but how much do we understand about the impact of sugar on gut bacteria in our microbiome and how this links to overall health? And do we know how to ensure we are not eating too much? What is

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Prebiotics – how can these fibres help to support gut health? - ProVen Probiotics

Prebiotics – how can these fibres help to support gut health?

The lining of your gut, like every surface of your body, is covered in microscopic microbes, mostly bacteria, known as the microbiome. The key to a healthy microbiome is maintaining balance among the nearly 1,000 different species of bacteria in your gut and there are two primary ways to help maintain this balance: Helping the

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