What are Probiotics?

Probiotics are beneficial and friendly bacteria. They help to suppress the growth of harmful bacteria, improving immune function, enhancing the protective barrier of the digestive tract, and helping to produce vitamin K.

There are over 400 species of microorganisms in the human digestive tract, the two most common being Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium.  You can end up with an imbalance of bacteria in your gut from:  Inadequate dietary fiber. Taking antibiotics.   Infant formula feeding. Environmental toxins. 

What are the health benefits of probiotics?

 Enhanced immune system response. Reduces negative affects of taking many types of antibiotics. Aids in preventing and treating colon inflammation following surgery. Helps to prevent eczema in youth. Increased ability to digest food. Reduces lactose intolerance. Reduces incidence of yeast infections, vaginitis and candidiasis. Helps with many digestive disorders like constipation, diarrhea and IBS. Great remedy for bad breath.

Probiotic supplements 

There are many Probiotic supplements available on the market. A small selection can be seen below

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Irritable bowel is a common condition two can cause stomach cramps, diarrhoea, bloating and consti..


Biocare Bio-Acidophilus Forte (30 billion)

Bio-Ac­idophilus Forte has 30 billion viable cells of the unique LAB4 complex of probiotic cells per..


Biocare Bio-Acidophilus Powder (20 billion /daily intake)

A high potency blend of the unique LAB4 complex of probiotic bacteria in powder form.  Each dai..


Biocare Children's Banana Bio Acidophilus

This probiotic powder is very well suited to children from 6 months old right up to the elderly..


Biocare Children's Mindlinx Multinutrient

This Children's Mindlinx mix is a high potency live bacteria supplement with added glutamine particu..


Biocare Children's Strawberry Bio Acidophilus

This probiotic powder is ideally suited to children from 6 months old and the elderly or even&n..


Biocare IntraFresh

IntraFresh (vaginal pessary) is a unique women's formulation containing Lactobacillus acidophilus wh..


Biocare Mindlinx®

Mindlinx is a high potency live bacteria supplement with added glutamine particularly useful for chi..


Biocare Permatrol

Permatrol is a unique combination that provides key nutrients such as L-glutamine, N-acetyl glucosam..


Biocare Psyllium Intensive

Psyllium Intensive is a strong powder combining good bacteria with psyllium husk fibre and fructooli..


NHP Advanced Probiotic Plus

If you have had to take antibiotics or are on the Pill or HRT then it is useful to recolonise your d..


NHP Ante Natal Support

Ante Natal Support is a very special multivitamin and mineral specifically formulated to give you ..


Patrick Holford Digestpro

Is an innovative formulation that combines enzymes, glutamine and probiotics.Benefits:D..


Quest Acidophilus Plus

Contains beneficial bacteria that occur naturally in the human gut.  Probiotic bacteria re..


Terra Nova Green Child Sneaky Green Super-Shake (45 servings)

Super- shake is a mixture of whole raw vegetables and fruits that retain their nutrients. While e..


Terra Nova Life Drink (Unflavoured) 20% OFF (While Stocks Last)

20% OFF While Stocks Last A super nutritional way to begin your day!  A food supplement po..


Terra Nova Life Drink Single Serving Sachet Pack

Deeply nourishing, with a huge variety of health-promoting ingredients, offering your body everyt..


Terra Nova Magnifood Maca and Reishi Super Shake

A deeply nourishing, intensely synergistic blend of Maca, Rice Bran Actives, Reishi & Cordyceps,..


Terra Nova Probiotic Complex w/Prebiotics Veg Caps

Probiotic with prebiotics complex combined from the wisdom of nature to help support immune funct..


Udo's Choice Super 8 Hi-Potency Probiotic

Udo’s Choice Super 8 Hi-Potency Probiotic contains 8 bacterial strains designed specifically..


Udo's Choice Super 5

As the name suggests there are five bacterial strains formulated specifically with L. saliva..


Udo's Choice Advanced Adult Blend

Nine specific bacterial strains at an appropriate strength, designed specifically with a hig..


Udo's Choice Children's Blend

Eight strains of healthy bacteria, designed specifically to reflect healthy childhood m..


Udo's Choice Infant Blend

Seven strains of bacteria at an appropriate strength, designed specifically to reflect healt..