Gutbiome blog

The Rise of Synbiotics

The Rise of Synbiotics

Many of us are familiar with the term probiotics and understand them as the friendly bacteria with health benefits including improved digestion, energy and immunity. There’s also a chance you’ve heard of prebiotics, which are identified as the added food source that...

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Do probiotics need refrigeration?

Do probiotics need refrigeration?

Probiotic bacteria are naturally sensitive to heat and moisture. This is particularly problematic if you live in a warm or humid environment. Heat can kill the live microorganisms the longer they are exposed, and moisture can activate them. This doesn’t mean that all...

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TIPS ON KEEPING YOUR PROBIOTICS ALIVE

TIPS ON KEEPING YOUR PROBIOTICS ALIVE

Whether you’re taking a high dose or low dose probiotic, you want the healthy cells to stay alive and be potent enough to last all the way through the upper intestinal tract to reach the colon where it can colonise and maintain your gastrointestinal health. Some tips...

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The affects of antibiotics on your gutbiome

The affects of antibiotics on your gutbiome

Did you know that with every course of antibiotics you take you are killing your good bacteria and allowing the opportunistic bacteria to grow and get out of control? This then leads to a compromised immune system and vulnerability to develop the onset of disease and...

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How to RE-BALANCE your gut health

How to RE-BALANCE your gut health

Every year, 50% of Australians experience gut health problems, and 1 in 7 Australian adults experience distressing gut health symptoms which they tend to ignore in the hope that it will improve or attempt to manage themselves by avoiding certain foods. It is far more...

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INTRODUCING A NEW PROBIOTIC

INTRODUCING A NEW PROBIOTIC

When it comes to introducing a new probiotic for the first time, it is best to understand why or what specific reactions may occur and how you can best avoid them to comfortably introduce your new healthy microbiome tribe. Start with a small dose if you are...

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