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Most probiotics don’t live up to their claims? Well ours do! Our response to recent study.

Posted 3 years ago by Joanna in OptiBac in the Press

Last week a study was released in the press, including in the Daily Mail, Telegraph and Times, claiming that probiotic drinks and supplements are 'unlikely to have any health benefits'. The study involved scientists from University College ...

Women's rights and probiotics? A unique partnership!

Posted 3 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

We're very pleased to announce our partnership with international women's rights charity, Womankind Worldwide, to coincide with the launch of our new product, OptiBac Probiotics 'For women'.  For every pack purchased of 'For women', we...

OptiBac Probiotics For travelling abroad supplement in Bella mag

Posted 3 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

That well informed team at Bella magazine has mentioned us in their special feature, 'Do holidays make you ill?' Medical nutritionist Dr Sarah Brewer explains 'Prevention is better than cure', and recommends a multivitamin, mineral suppleme...

OptiBac Probiotics mentioned in new nutrition book

Posted 4 years ago by Kathy in OptiBac in the Press

A new book entitled ‘Meals that Heal Inflammation’, written by Canadian nutritionist Julie Daniluk looks at the process of inflammation, and how it plays a part in most common health complaints. Most of us are aware that conditi...

OptiBac Probiotics featured in new ‘Good Food’ book

Posted 4 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press, in General Health News

“The best on the market is OptiBac Probiotics, as their product formulations are excellent and are based on sound medical research.” We’re delighted to have been mentioned in John McKenna’s latest book ‘Good F...

Daily Mail discusses anxiety and features our probiotics

Posted 4 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

The Daily Mail published an article today discussing the positive impact that probiotics may have with anxiety, and also Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) such as Asperger's syndrome. The article focused particularly on our friend, and award ...

For maintaining regularity wins 2013 Platinum Award

Posted 4 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

Our probiotic and prebiotic formula For maintaining regularity was recently awarded the "Best Digestive Health Product", by Janey Lee Grace's 2013 Platinum Awards. Each year health guru and natural product crusader Janey Lee Grace selects p...

OptiBac Probiotics in Hello! magazine

Posted 6 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

Wedding bells soon to be ringing?  This week's Hello! magazine features The 'I Do' Diet; where editor Nadine Baggott asks top nutritionist Ian Marber for tips for brides to be.  Ian shares his top tips for a flat tummy, and quite ...

Natural Products Europe Show 2012

Posted 6 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Jalal, Norman, Farah, Steve and I had a fantastic time at the Natural and Organic Products Show at Olympia in Kensington on Sunday and Monday.  A big thank you to the show's organisers for a brilliant show, and an even better after par...

For a flat stomach featured in Spa Secrets Magazine

Posted 6 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

We're really chuffed with the latest press appearance of For a flat stomach. Our prebiotic & probiotic formula features in the 'Good Advice' section of the latest Spa Secrets Magazine, under the 'NEW Probiotic Supplements' section. It r...

Positive mentions in Health Food Business mag

Posted 6 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

We've had so much glowing feedback as of late that we're just bursting at the seams with joy!  In particular this month's Health Food Business magazine, a trade magazine for independent retailers, features OptiBac Probiotics in the be...

For maintaining regularity in Candis Magazine

Posted 6 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

Our newest probiotic formula - For maintaining regularity - has appeared in the latest issue of Candis Magazine, a womens montly focused on health, family life and a wide selection of other subjects. For maintaining regularity was...

Scientific Review published on 'Lacidofil' Probiotic

Posted 6 years ago by Soraya in General Health News, in OptiBac in the Press

Probiotic formula 'Lacidofil' has been the focus of a comprehensive review[1] published this month in the Journal 'Beneficial Microbes'. As Natural Products Insider[2] reported yesterday, this review concluded immune health benefits from bo...

OptiBac Probiotics in the Daily Express

Posted 6 years ago by Soraya in General Health News, in OptiBac in the Press

We're delighted to see our 'For a flat stomach' Probiotic & Prebiotic in today's health section of the Daily Express.  Our best-selling product is mentioned under 'Just the tonic...', where it states, "Poor digestion can cause a bl...

Our EXTRA Strength Probiotic in Top Sante for vaginal health

Posted 6 years ago by Soraya in General Health News, in OptiBac in the Press

The January issue of Top Sante magazine sees a mention of our premium probiotic in the Health Clinic section! Natural health expert and writer Jane Alexander answered a question about vaginal irritation experienced by a reader when she use...

For a flat stomach featured in the Health Science Institute newsletter

Posted 6 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

Christmas is a time of indulgence and extravagance but for some this comes at a price - the discomfort of a bloated gut. This is the focus of the new Health Science Institute newsletter which recommends For a flat stomach as a means of supp...

Our travel probiotic in Bodyfit magazine

Posted 6 years ago by Soraya in General Health News, in OptiBac in the Press

Our very own For travelling abroad is recommended in the brand new December issue of Bodyfit magazine! The magazine's Health Files section includes a feature piece entitled '6 things you never knew about your gut' by health write Alex Gazzo...

For a flat stomach wins Best Probiotic Platinum Award

Posted 6 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

We are very proud to announce that For a flat stomach has won the "Best Probiotic" award from natural health guru Janey Lee Grace at the 2011 Platinum Awards. For a flat stomach was amongst stiff competition and underwent detailed scrutiny ...

For maintaining regularity featured in Fife Today

Posted 6 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

For maintaining regularity was featured in Fife Today courtesy of a column written by Keren Brynes MacLean, a Member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists. In her column Keren discusses the prevalence of people who suffer with con...

EXTRA Strength Probiotic in the Daily Mail's You magazine

Posted 6 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Our For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength probiotic was featured in You magazine this weekend, in Sarah Stacey's Health Notes. Sarah wrote an article called 'A Gut reaction to Good Digestion', featuring the top London nutritionist Gudrun Jonss...

For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength is an award nominee - please vote!

Posted 6 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

We're very proud to announce that our For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength probiotic has been nominated for the 'Best Supplement or Herb Product 2011' in the Your Healthy Living Product Awards. The awards competition is run by Your Healthy Li...

For travelling abroad featured in Natural Health Magazine

Posted 6 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

OptiBac Probiotics For travelling abroad got a mention in this month's Natural Health Magazine. For travelling abroad featured in the "6 things you never knew about digestion" article where it was cited as being an effective solution to avo...

For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength in Health & Fitness Mag

Posted 6 years ago by Soraya in General Health News, in OptiBac in the Press

We are delighted to be mentioned in the very latest issue of Health & Fitness magazine!  In a feature on 'Stress-proofing' your body, The Food Doctor Ian Marber recommended looking after your digestive system, which can come under ...

Our travel probiotic in the Mail on Sunday

Posted 6 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

  Today's Mail on Sunday 'Ask the Chemist' feature in the Health section featured our specific probiotic for travel! A reader wrote in saying she was going on holiday soon and was concerned about getting an upset stomach.  Krishn...

BodyFit Magazine recommends For a flat stomach

Posted 6 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

BodyFit Magazine recently ran an article on how to "Get a Bikini Body". The article discussed workouts and diet plans from expert advice and training tips for women that want to shed a few pounds for their holidays. Along with this, they re...

Your Healthy Living Magazine recommends For travelling abroad

Posted 7 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

Who doesn't like getting compliments? Probably no-one, and here at OptiBac Probiotics we're no different. We're very happy to say that the writers at Your Healthy Living Magazine certainly know their stuff. In this month's issue they recomm...

Proud to be mentioned in Health Food Business Magazine

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

OptiBac Probiotics had a special shout-out in the 'Around the Stores' feature in this month's Health Food Business magazine, with Brenda Smith from the Eighth Day Co-Operative reporting particularly strong sales of our probiotics range, tha...

For a flat stomach featured in Bodyfit Magazine

Posted 7 years ago by Jacob in OptiBac in the Press

Bodyfit magazine's supplement 'Firmer Abs Fast!' featured our For a flat stomach probiotic in a short article titled 'Firm up your tum'. The piece urged health conscious readers; 'Re-balance your digestive system with friendly bacteria and ...

OptiBac Probiotics & the Health Sciences Institute (HSI)

Posted 7 years ago by Jalal in OptiBac in the Press

OptiBac Probiotics For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength was featured in the HSI UK members' newsletter for April 2011. Dr. Martin Hum's article on hay fever; 'Discover how a cutting-edge new formula can alleviate distressing symptoms', report...

OptiBac Probiotics in the Daily Mail

Posted 7 years ago by Jalal in OptiBac in the Press

OptiBac Probiotics featured in this week's 'Try This' section of the Daily Mail's health pages. 'Treat diarrhoea naturally with OptiBac Probiotics. It contains beneficial bacteria to fight bugs and so restore regular bowel function.' stat...

OptiBac Probiotics recommended in this weeks Woman Magazine

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Nutritional expert and columnist Ian Marber, a.k.a The Food Doctor, routinely tackles the digestive ailments of the readers of Woman magazine in his popular weekly column. This week one reader is puzzled by regular bouts of diarrhoea, despi...

Saccharomyces boulardii makes mainstream news

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Here at OptiBac we already know what a great probiotic Saccharomyces boulardii is and it now seems this is slowly catching on in the media too. Today, The Daily Mail ran an article in its Good Health column dedicated to S. boulardii and its...

For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength wins in the Natural Lifestyle Awards, as voted by you!

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Our 'For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength' won Highly Commended in the Best New Product category for the Natural Lifestyle Awards 2010.  We have just received a framed certificate, and are ecstatic to think that members of the public nat...

OptiBac Probiotics recommended in the Fife News

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Keren Brynes MacLean of Health Food & More in  Kirkcaldy, featured OptiBac Probiotics in her weekly column in the Fife News. "There is no doubt that people understand the need for probiotics so much more nowadays thanks to the a...

Our EXTRA Strength Probiotic is recommended by The Food Doctor in Woman Magazine

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

The charming Food Doctor advised Christmas Party goers to stay healthy this December with a high quality vitamin and a premium probiotic. Our newest probiotic, For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength contains 20 billion live microorganisms per d...

For a flat stomach gets five stars in Body Fit Magazine!

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Body Fit Magazine ran a feature on probiotics for its December issue titled, "Tummy Tamers". It reviewed several Probiotic products that target bloating and other belly bothers that can get in the way of a good work-out and general day-to-d...

OptiBac 'For daily wellbeing' probiotic strains show potential against stress-related conditions

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52 and Bifidobacterium longum Rosell-175, two of the probiotics in For daily wellbeing, showed beneficial effects in a new study on gut health and stress.  Published in the British Journal of Nutrition,...

EFSA Rejects more Probiotic Health Claims

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Yesterday saw further rejections to the health claims of probiotics, notably the rejection of a dossier from a popular probiotic drink which was put forward to claim that the particular product boosts immunity.  The European Food Safet...

OptiBac Probiotics at the Camexpo 2010

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Our probiotic range went down a storm at the Camexpo this weekend.  Of course Nutritionists, Kinesiologists, Naturopaths, Herbalists, and Homeopaths alike were impressed by the high quality, strain-specific, great value probiotic range...

OptiBac Probiotics trialled by the National Candida Society

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

The National Candida Society today published the results of a trial on OptiBac Probiotics For daily wellbeing and OptiBac Probiotics For bowel calm. 12 people were given both of these probiotics on a daily basis for the period of one month,...

OptiBac Probiotics in Recognise

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Recognise magazine ran a feature this month called 'What Supp?' - a guide to staying young and healthy with the right natural supplements, written by Dr. Ayan Panja. Take it from Dr. Ayan; 'Our guts contain 80% of our immune system, so it's...

OptiBac Probiotics are the official Probiotic Suppliers for Team Wales!

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Team Wales will set off for this year's Commonwealth Games in Delhi with a gut full of good bacteria - helping all of the athletes and support staff to avoid Delhi Belly! OptiBac are proud to be the official probiotic suppliers for the whol...

OptiBac Probiotics For a flat stomach in Women's Fitness Magazine

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Women's Fitness featured our probiotic & prebiotic, For a flat stomach, in their Healthy Choices section this month. 'Trapped wind, food intolerance and even stress can all stop you from getting that flat tummy, regardless of whether or...

Nutrition and Health Claims Regulations Update - Feedback from Rt Hon Lord Rooker

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

In response to our letters of concern regarding the pending Nutrition and Health Claims Regulations, the team at OptiBac Probiotics has now received feedback from our respective MPs, with their responses from Rt Hon Lord Jeff Rooker, Chair ...

Sir George Young MP responds to Regulatory Threats to the Natural Health Products Industry

Posted 7 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

This morning we were thrilled to receive a positive letter back from our MP, Sir George Young, after we wrote to him about our concerns with the European Food Supplements Directive, which threatens to restrict freedom of choice for consumer...

Prima Magazine: Become a probiotic pro! With OptiBac For travelling abroad

Posted 8 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

This month's Prima magazine featured '10 Simple Changes to Improve Your Health.' In at number 9 was 'Become a probiotic pro', where the wise Dr Adam Carey said 'Although a general probiotic will help maintain good digestion and immunity, ta...

The Irish Daily Star's Star Chic Magazine

Posted 8 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

This week's magazine featured OptiBac Probiotics in the 'Chic Health News' feature. The article mentioned that OptiBac is available in both capsule and sachet form, and noted some of the product names, including "our fave, For a flat stomac...

TV Now magazine, Ireland - 'Health Boost' with OptiBac Probiotics

Posted 8 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

OptiBac Probiotics featured in TV Now's Health Shorts for the week from 13th to 19th February. The article featured the whole range, to 'detox the body and boost the immune system.' OptiBac's quintessential message was emphasised; that diff...

OptiBac Probiotics Competition with Talk Health Partnership

Posted 8 years ago by Soraya in OptiBac in the Press

Things at OptiBac Probiotics got off to a great New Start in 2010. Something particularly exciting - Talk Health's information and forum websites were offering the chance to win a 3 months supply of OptiBac Probiotics For daily wellbeing Ta...