Science is in our DNA. Our founder was a Japanese scientist who spent many years investigating the benefits of intestinal bacteria.
Today, our team of scientists continue this love of gut science – and we believe that after more than 85 years, we’ve learned a thing or two!
What is your amazing gut-bran axis and why is looking after it beneficial to your overall wellbeing? Plus tips on how to keep it in tip top condition.
We’re BIG fans of bacteria. And we’ve got good reason to be – without bacteria there would be no life on earth. In fact, they were the first living things on the planet – and, with around four billion years under their belts, they’re some of the oldest known life forms. You’ll find these guys all over – in the air, soil, water, food, your body and, of course, our little bottles.
Your digestive system plays a vital role in keeping you healthy. It keeps your natural defences strong, prevents those pesky digestive problems and contributes to the overall health of your body. This complex collection of organs works together to make sure you’re getting the nutrients, vitamins and minerals you need.
Your gut is a big deal. So big in fact, it is known as the second brain. It contains 500 million nerve cells and trillions of bacteria (that’s more than the number of nerve cells in the rest of your body). It contains 500 million nerve cells and trillions of bacteria, that’s more than the number of cells in the rest of your body!