How to Heal Gut Health Naturally

How to Heal Gut Health Naturally

We rely on the gut to maintain our general wellbeing. It is vital to so many areas of our health - from heart and mental health, to quality of sleep, digestion and so much more. On top of this, our gut also plays a big role in our immune system - helping us to effectively fight off disease.

With these 6 natural tips up your sleeve, you can supply your gut with everything it needs to keep you feeling your very best (number two is our personal favourite).

August 12, 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
PERKii Sparkling Now Available at Coles Express

PERKii Sparkling Now Available at Coles Express

Australian probiotic brand PERKii is excited to launch its new 100% plant-based Sparkling Probiotic Drinks into Coles Express stores nationally. PERKii Sparkling is bottled with 1 billion plant-based probiotics, blended with natural flavours. PERKii’s point of difference is its Targeted Release Probiotics. Micro-shielded to resist stomach acid, for a targeted in-gut release of probiotics.

December 08, 2020 — 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
PERKii Probiotic Drinks - The Evolution of Gut Health

The Evolution of Gut Health

Consumer awareness around maintaining good 'gut health' is on the rise. According to the market research company Mintel, internet searches for the term are up 669% from 2019. This was also counted pre COVID-19, which saw a considerable increase is consumers looking for functional food and drink.
September 24, 2020 — Andy Kelly
Tags: gut health
PERKii Probiotic Drinks - Gut Health & Western Diseases

What the Iceman's gut told us about 'Western diseases'

We have the proof: over the millennia, Western lifestyles have depleted certain strains of gut bacteria capable of protecting us from obesity and diabetes. Some people, however, still possess these tiny organisms in their intestines, which could help design future therapies.
September 03, 2020 — Andy Kelly
PERKii Probiotic Drinks & COVID 19

Does the health of our gut bacteria affect how we experience Covid-19?

Research suggests that the composition of our gut microbiome (the types of bacteria living in our intestines) may play a role in how COVID-19 affects us because of the way they regulate inflammation in the body.
September 03, 2020 — Andy Kelly
Tags: gut health
Linking Gut Health & Mental Wellbeing

Linking Gut Health & Mental Wellbeing

The gastrointestinal system is in constant communication with the brain, with signals flowing back and forth influencing our decisions, mood and general wellbeing. We've known for a while now that our gut affects the way we feel.
August 31, 2020 — Andy Kelly
PERKii now available with Morsl

PERKii now available with Morsl

CEO Karla Borland, and her team have recently launched their innovative micro market, Morsl, and PERKii Probiotics is proud to be a part of it! Sharing our 'better for you' ethos, the goal behind Morsl is to reinvent food and beverages in the workplace, encouraging healthier eating and improving the overall well-being of workers. A perfect fit for our great tasting, micro encapsulated probiotic drinks.
August 20, 2020 — Andy Kelly
Tags: health