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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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Gut bacteria and IBS need to work together for a healthy gut | Pro-Ven Probiotics

Does gut bacteria cause IBS?

Gut bacteria cause IBS Answering one of the fundamental questions, ‘Does gut bacteria cause IBS?’ is a regular question we get asked. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common digestive disorders, defined by recurring episodes of abdominal pain and changes to bowel habits, along with reductions in health-related quality of life. A

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Young woman exercising to support her gut - ProVen Probiotics

Exercising to support your gut

Support your gut We all know that poor digestion can affect our mood – if our gut is ‘off’, we can feel uncomfortable, bloated, and lethargic and it can also affect our bowel movements. Whilst there is clear evidence to show that exercise supports mood, researchers have also shown that regular exercise can affect the

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Gut-Brain Connection with Probiotics where good bacteria affects mental health - ProVen

Gut-Brain Connection

Is there a gut-brain connection? Have you ever had an anxious feeling in your gut? Wondered if there is a gut-brain connection? Or felt angry, sad, happy, nervous or any other strong emotion and had a reaction in your tummy? We often use phrases like ‘gut feeling’ and ‘butterflies in my tummy’ when referring to

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How salt affects our gut bacteria - ProVen Probiotics

How salt affects our gut bacteria

How salt kills bacteria in your gut Gut bacteria are sensitive to salt and has been linked to autoimmune disease and hypertension. Common salt reduces the number of certain lactic acid bacteria in the gut of humans. This has an impact on immune cells which are partly responsible for autoimmune diseases and hypertension. Therefore, salt kills bacteria that is

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