Importance of your microbiome in your first 1,000 days

Our first 1,000 days have a massive impact on our health for the rest of our life. From conception to two years of age is a crucial developmental window – a time when one small area of our body can dictate whether we become ill later and how. Important research now shows that if we…

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Ohso probiotic chocolate

Chocolate that’s actually good for you… who would have thought it possible?! Learn all about our Belgian chocolate bars that give you so much more than just the feel good factor  

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Bio yogurt containing probiotics

According to the adverts if you down a probiotic yogurt every day your gut will put a smile on your face. But is it true that these yogurts really do contain enough of the good bacteria we need to maintain a healthy microbiome and immune system?   It would be lovely, wouldn’t it, that a…

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probiotics are not created equal

In case you hadn’t noticed, we’re passionate about probiotics at The Hub! But there are a great many misunderstandings surrounding probiotics… which are best to buy and why, how to take them, when to take them, and so on. Here we debunk one of the top probiotic myths: that all probiotics are the same and…

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The Daily Dose. Benefits of a vegan or plant-based diet

A record 400,000 people signed up to the Veganuary movement (nearly double the number last year), but few of them have adopted a vegan diet for good. Our naturopathic nutritionist Rhi Hepple outlines why a more plant-focused shouldn’t be just a fad for a few weeks – it’s a great plan for the rest of…

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Probiotics Do Not Need Enteric Coating

There is a lot of mythology bandied around about probiotics – and one of the biggest misconceptions is that many are destroyed by the acid in our stomachs so they don’t reach the intestines to do their work. The assumption is that a good-quality probiotic needs a special coating to ensure its transition to the…

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