What are probiotics? Are probiotics good for you?

What are probiotics? Are probiotics g...

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for you, especially for a healthy digestive system. Your body is full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are often called "good" or "helpful" bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy.

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Creamy and delicious rather than gut health

Creamy and delicious rather than gut ...

 

I was going on about gut health and all the time our customers are going on about the creamy delicious taste of our sheep’s yogurt

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Psychobiotics: Your microbiome has the potential to improve your mental health, not just your gut health

Psychobiotics: Your microbiome has th...

Psychobiotics: Your microbiome has the potential to improve your mental health, not just your gut health.  Yogurt has been recognised as a healthy food for thousands of years. You might think hyou are lactose intolerant and therefore cannot eat yogurt, when in fact its much more likely you are  A1 protein intolerant (the protein in cows milk) , and will benefit from eating sheep's milk yogurt which contains A2 protein.

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Porridge Bread Is The New Banana Bread !

Porridge Bread Is The New Banana Bread !

Have you notice on social media, that banana bread recipes and posts about banana bread recipes, seemed to have died down a bit?

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Interview With Gaye Godkin Consultant Nutritionist - Speaking About Gut Health & Why She Recommends Velvet Cloud Sheep's Milk Yogurt

Interview With Gaye Godkin Consultant...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ihw-0YGU58&t=4s

Interview With Gaye Godkin Consultant Nutritionist - Speaking About Gut Health & Why She Recommends Velvet Cloud Sheep's Milk Yogurt

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Gut health and mental health

What is gut health? What is the micro...

There is a lot of talk around about gut health, the microbiome, microbiota, the second brain, diet for immunity, gut health and immunity  etc.etc.  Because Velvet Cloud is a live fermented product, these topics are obviously of interest to us. This post in an attempt to summarise in layman’s language some of the most recent thinking and developments in the area.

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Mid Week Sheep's Cheese & Yogurt Recipes

Mid Week Sheep's Cheese & Yogurt Recipes

There is nothing like the feeling your get, when someone takes the time to post a photo of the products you’ve produced, and to see the creations they’ve made using our sheep’s yogurt or cheese. The two dishes below are both delicious and easy to create.

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How PR coverage can really help small local Irish businesses, and it certainly helped Velvet Cloud this weekend.

How PR coverage can really help small...

This weekend was a great one for Velvet Cloud media coverage and gave us all a moral boost here on the farm

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The Story Behind Our Cheese Boards.

The Story Behind Our Cheese Boards.

I began to search online for Irish wooden cheese boards and was really surprised at how difficult it was to find something that wasn’t mass produced. 

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Gut Health Microbes

What exactly is gut health and why do...

Gut health refers to the balance of microorganisms that live in the digestive tract. Looking after the health of the gut and maintaining the right balance of these microorganisms is vital for physical and mental health, immunity, and more.

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