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Happy Apple Day

21st October is #appleday  – started in 1990 as a simple celebration of the apple and now a national event in the UK. We thought it was a good day to bring you 20 fun facts to celebrate this humble fruit. There are over 3,500 varieties of apples in the UK There are 8,000 varieties

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome - IBS Awareness Month 2020 - ProVen

Irritable Bowel Syndrome – IBS Awareness Month

IBS Awareness Month 2020 April is IBS Awareness Month and we thought it was a good time to pull together a comprehensive article summarising some of the information around irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) to support those who might already have it or might be concerned that they have some of the symptoms. We have written

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Nutrition and Hydration Week – 7 Tips for Health | ProVen

Nutrition and Hydration Week – Seven Key Tips for Health

Nutrition and Hydration Week was launched in March 2012 and its primary aim is to educate people on the value of food and drink in maintaining health and wellbeing, particularly in the health and social care setting. #nutritionandhydrationweek To show our support, we put together seven days of tips focusing on nutrition and hydration for

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How our gut influences our thinking - World Thinking Day

How our gut influences our thinking

Today is World Thinking Day – a good day to talk about our brain, how it links to our gut and how both parts of the body affect the way we think. #worldthinkingday The gut is the biggest digestive, immune and hormonal organ in the human body and it contains its own nervous system, known

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Improving gut health during the cold weather - ProVen Probiotics

Improving gut health in the cold weather

Improving gut health ♪♫ Oh the weather outside is frightful….♪♫ Winter is now well and truly upon us, bringing dark mornings and nights, cold and wet weather, and lots of winter bugs doing the rounds. Supporting our gut can help to keep us healthy throughout the winter months and we have compiled our top tips

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Do friendly bacteria help the immune system? - ProVen Probiotics

Do friendly bacteria help the immune system?

Do friendly bacteria help the immune system? Autumn and winter bring with them an increase in the numbers of viruses being passed around and can be hard on the immune system, particularly in schools, workplaces and other areas where lots of people congregate together indoors. In the UK at the moment, we are seeing a

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What is the connection between gut bacteria and IBS? - ProVen Probiotics

Does gut bacteria cause IBS?

What is the connection between gut bacteria and IBS ​This is a question we often get asked and we thought you might be interested in our answer… What is IBS? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the large intestine, characterised by abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhoea, constipation or both. It is

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The stomach is an acidic environment and friendly bacteria need to be able to survive this to reach the microbiota in the intestines.

Is Eczema a gut issue?

Eczema gut health issues examined More than two-thirds of our immune system is housed in our gut, meaning that the digestive tract is key to communicating with the immune system and a poorly functioning digestive system may be at the root of many conditions relating to immunity. Understanding the eczema gut health correlation is essential.

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Gut-friendly holiday tips from our in-house nutritionist, Adrienne Benjamin - ProVen Probiotics

Gut friendly holiday tips

Gut Friendly Holiday Tips When travelling you need to ensure that your gut is ready for not just the change of scenery, but more importantly the change in diet. Here are some of our most common questions answered in regards to gut-friendly holiday tips from our in-house nutritionist, Adrienne Benjamin. Don’t stray too far from

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Exercise and gut health for a healthy life - ProVen Probiotics

Is exercise good for your gut?

Exercise and gut health Looking after our gut involves both diet and lifestyle – including eating healthily, staying hydrated and managing stress and sleep. The relationship between exercise and gut health is a strong one and needs to be considered when undertaking both exercise and dietary changes. One other piece of the puzzle is exercise

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