Dr. Alison Winger has been appointed General Manager of Novozymes Ireland, the home of PrecisionBiotics. In addition to this prestigious role, Alison will remain as Global Head of Product Development at Novozymes within the Human Health division, OneHealth; leading a global team of scientists who develop new, innovative products containing Novozymes proprietary enzymes, probiotics, prebiotics and vitamins.
PrecisionBiotics has over 20 years of history, and it all started with our founder, Barry Kiely, Microbiologist with a passion for gut health. We sat down with Barry to, who believes the human microbiome contains the answers to many modern health problems, and this belief is the foundation of PrecisionBiotics today.
If you’ve delved into the world of good bacterial strains, you’ve likely come across the term “microbiome.” But what exactly is the microbiome, and why is it crucial for your gut health? Let’s unravel the mysteries together.
The term psychobiotics was coined in 2013 by clinical psychiatrist Professor Ted Dinan and neuroscientist Professor John Cryan. It refers to the friendly bacteria that play a role in the communication between your gut and the activity of your brain, also known as the gut-brain axis.
Starting a new habit is the easy part – sticking to it once the initial excitement has worn off is the hard part, which is usually after a few days (remember those New Year’s resolutions that don’t make it to the end of January?).
Wednesday March 8 marks International Women’s Day and ahead of the event, we spoke to Alison Winger, whose work with Novozymes One Health has put her on the cutting edge of the field of STEM. Alison is the head of product development for our parent company Novozymes One Health.
Living a happy and healthy life is about knowing who you want to be and taking small steps to develop new habits to get you there. The journey to creating new, healthy habits can be bumpy as there will be times you forget or simply can’t be bothered, but here are 5 reasons why it’s important to develop good habits.
With 78% of those with poor gut health feeling embarrassment and shame connected to their condition, it’s time to do something. Health and Wellbeing coach Mike Lawrence explains how you can challenge those intense feelings of shame, recover from an embarrassing episode – and maybe even turn it to your advantage.
Your immune system is made up of a number of different cells, organs and proteins. All of these work together, to help protect your body from bacteria, fungi and toxins and this helps to stop you from getting ill, from viruses or infections.
So, is there such a thing as ‘good gut health’ foods? Now whilst there isn’t one ‘magic’ ingredient to achieve good gut health, many foods have been linked to supporting gut function due to their individual properties.
If you’ve just started learning more about your gut function, some terms may make it confusing to get to grips with! That’s why we’ve put together a list key words used when talking about the gut, along with their definitions, to help you make sense of it all.