At first glance, the gastrointestinal tract might only seem to cover the digestion of our food - though this is only scratching the surface. Our gut plays such a pivotal role in our overall health and wellbeing in many ways.
With a basic understanding of how the gastrointestinal tract operates, you can ensure the system runs smoothly and nourishes your body from the inside out. Find out more!
‘Kombucha vs. Probiotic Drinks - what’s the difference between these two beverages?’ It’s a common topic of discussion (and debate) amongst the health and wellness community.
As these products continue to trend, you may be wondering how they stack up against each other. What beverage packs the most punch, from probiotic count to stomach survival?
INTRODUCING the new PERKii Super Probiotic Shots! Each high-potency 60ml shot is bottled with 8 billion of our targeted release probiotics, micro-shielded to get through to your gut.
The probiotic used, Bifidobacterium lactis is one of the world's most researched strain, and is best consumed daily over a 3 week or more period. Available exclusively online in two flavours!
Over recent years, kombucha has made waves within the health and wellness community as a drink of choice. It’s often praised for its perceived benefits due to the probiotics it contains.
However, with new research into the strains and CFU counts of living organisms within off-the-shelf Kombucha products, could this fermented super drink’s powers fold under the microscope?
We’re incredibly proud to announce that PERKii has made the Australian Financial Review's Fast 100 List! The annual publication compiles the fastest growing companies in Australia.
PERKii Probiotics was started at the University of Queensland, with the goal to increasing probiotic efficacy through micro-shield technology. Fast-forward to today, and our Probiotic Drinks can be found in over 5,000 points of distribution - including Woolworths and Coles.
To ensure your gut bacteria stays nice and healthy over this festive season, there are a few simple habits you can adopt. Whether it’s by using the time to get more sleep, or incorporating probiotics into your festive routine - there’s plenty of ways to look after your gut.
In this blog post, we’ve listed 6 ways you can support your gut health this Christmas - take a look!
The time it takes for your probiotics to work largely depends on the probiotic strains you’re consuming, the effect you are looking for and how consistent you are with supplementation.
In this article, we’ve covered everything you need to know about probiotics, along with some tips on how you can make the ones you take work even better. Take a look!
When it comes to probiotic dosage, there are many aspects to take into account, from the number of colony-forming-units (CFUs) alive in the product, to the particular probiotic strain being consumed.
In this post, we’ve covered everything you need to know about probiotics, their benefits and recommended optimal consumption frequency - check it out!
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!
As nourishing as probiotics can be for our body, their journey to the intestines can be rough - especially as they pass through the stomach. In fact, some studies show that 99% of non micro-shield probiotics can die off in the first 30 minutes in a low pH environment.
In this article, we’ve covered everything you need to know about how stomach acid impacts the efficacy of your probiotic and what you should look for to counter this - take a look!
A hot topic of discussion in the probiotic community, knowing the 'when' and 'why' of probiotic consumption will help you maximise the benefits of these micro-organisms.
In this blog post, we’ve covered everything you need to know about getting the most from your probiotic supplement. Take a look! (Hint: it’s all about survival through the stomach)
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).