Probiotic Protected Against Stomach Acid

Protecting Probiotics Through The Stomach

To reap the benefits of probiotics, it's important they survive the journey to the gut. Due to its low pH nature, regular probiotics can deteriorate inside the stomach, overall reducing efficacy in the gut.

PERKii Targeted Release Probiotics are protected against acidic pH environments up to 10,000 times stronger than non micro-shield probiotics, for greater survival through the stomach and into the gut.

March 16, 2022 — Andy Kelly
The Microbiome: What It Is And How Does It Work?

The Microbiome: What It Is And How Does It Work?

The microbiome is an aggregation of trillions of bacteria, fungi, and microbes, which can influence digestion, immunity, brain health, heart health, and so much more.

In part four of our gut health mini-series, we define the microbiome, what it does and how it works.

March 02, 2022 — Andy Kelly
8 Gut Health Hacks You Need To Know

8 Gut Health Hacks You Need To Know

Whether it’s by consciously eating slower or consuming a daily probiotic drink, there are plenty of healthy habits you can incorporate to nourish and support your gut health.

In part three of our four part mini-series on gut health, we’re going to be sharing some simple tips and hacks you can use to help keep your gastrointestinal tract in tip-top shape.

February 23, 2022 — Andy Kelly
Benefits Of A Healthy Gut

Benefits Of A Healthy Gut

When we take care of our gut, our bodies are open to an assortment of direct and indirect health benefits. This includes advantages related to nutrient absorption and better bowel function.

There’s also an array of not-so-obvious benefits that come with better gut health, such as immunity and skin health. In the following blog post, we’ve listed the top 6 benefits of a healthy gut that everyone should know about. Check it out!

February 16, 2022 — Andy Kelly
The Benefits Of Probiotic Drinks

The Benefits Of Probiotic Drinks

With their growing popularity, probiotic drinks have certainly made an impact over the last few years - and for good reason. So what exactly are the benefits of probiotic drinks, particularly when compared to regular probiotic products?

Not only do they provide a stable environment for living probiotics to thrive, but they also offer a refreshing alternative to 'hard-to-swallow' supplements. In this article we've explored the advantages of consuming probiotics through drinks. Check it out!

October 21, 2021 — Andy Kelly
How to Pick a Probiotic

How to Pick a Probiotic

When it comes to supporting your gut health, learning how to pick a probiotic is an essential lesson. After all, these humble bacteria can offer a powerhouse of digestive benefits that cannot be ignored!

So, are you ready to learn how to pick a probiotic? In this post, we’ve covered everything you need to know about choosing the right probiotic for you - take a look!

July 23, 2021 — Andy Kelly
How To Improve Immunity For Winter

How To Improve Immunity For Winter

As the temperature starts to drop, many of us begin wondering how to improve immunity for winter. After all, with an increased vulnerability to infection during this chilly time, it’s important to ensure our immune system is in tip-top shape.

In this post, we’ve provided a few tips, from exercise to probiotic supplementation, to keep you feeling your very best throughout winter. Take a look!

July 02, 2021 — Andy Kelly
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Pre & Probiotics For Good Gut Health

Gut health refers to our gut microbiome which is the colonies of different microorganisms living in our gastrointestinal tract. These include bacteria, viruses, and fungi of which there are trillions present within our large intestine (or colon). These microorganisms can be both good and bad, however through lifestyle and medical choices, we have the ability to improve our gut microbiome.
May 19, 2021 — Andy Kelly
Probiotics that Resist Stomach Acid

Probiotics that Resist Stomach Acid

It’s easy to read about the myriad of health benefits of a thriving community of living probiotics within the microbiome. From supporting immune response (lactobacillus casei) and bowel function (bifidobacterium), probiotics have been shown in multiple independent studies, and across a variety of strains, to impact our health in a variety of ways.
January 15, 2021 — Andy Kelly
Pre & Probiotics - What's the Difference?

Pre & Probiotics - What's the Difference?

Gut health is a popular topic among consumers, as mentioned in our previous blog, The Evolution of Gut Health. At the centre of this conversation is both pre and probiotics, and although you may have frequently heard these terms, it's important to understand the differences, and role they play on maintaining a happy gut. 
October 22, 2020 — Andy Kelly
The Importance of Gut Health

The Importance of Gut Health

The term 'Gut Health' is becoming more prevalent among health care practitioners, scientists, social media platforms and especially here at PERKii Probiotics. In this article, we'll take a brief look at what constitutes a healthy gut, and why taking care of your gut is important for your overall health and well-being.

July 09, 2020 — Andy Kelly