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Sunday, 5 April 2020  |  Editor
supplements that support the immune system

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a huge increase in demand for dietary supplements that help support the immune system and fight viruses. This has led, unfortunately, to a lack of supply. There is considerable confusion about what works best in maintaining a healthy immune system. Some people simply search out supplements that have the word "immune" in their name. This is far too simplistic; it doesn't reflect there ingredients but simply the supplement brand's decision as to what name is likely to be most popular. We have found also that other people are fixated on certain, nutrients, for example Vitamin C or zinc

The truth is that there are many vitamins and minerals that support immune health. If we were to suggest one above all, it would be vitamin C, however, as you will see below, because of the large range of nutrients that support the immune system, you may instead want to think about a multivitamin and mineral. Here are supplements with science to support their role in immune health.

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Sunday, 29 March 2020  |  Editor
COVID 19: Stock and Delivery Issues

As you may be aware if you have tried to order supplements, vitamins and minerals recently, we have not been accepting new orders at health4youonline.com.

We want to explain the reasons for this and what we are doing about it. In this article you will see the reasons for our action; below that, what we are doing about it.

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Monday, 9 March 2020  |  Editor
Viruses: why your general health is so important

By now most of us will be aware that Coronavirus thrives, as do other viruses, on the health of those unfortunate enough to contract it. The elderly, the very young and those with underlying health issues will be more susceptible to having difficulty fighting it just as with the common cold or any other type of influenza.

Much has been published about the need to bolster your immune system and there has been such a demand for immune health supplements that many suppliers are running short or even out of stock. Here's how to bolster your general health and guard against future problems

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Monday, 9 March 2020  |  Editor
Why dietary fibre is so important

Dietary fibre is a term that is used for plant-based carbohydrates that, unlike other carbohydrates (such as sugars and starch), are not digested in the small intestine and so reaches the large intestine or colon. 

Fibre helps to keep our digestive system healthy and helps to prevent constipation. The European Food Safety Authority says that including fibre rich foods in a healthy balanced diet can improve weight maintenance. Dietary fibre can reduce your risk of:

  • Cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke) and
  • type 2 diabetes
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Tuesday, 3 March 2020  |  Editor
Boost you immune system and fight those viruses

This article is not an attempt to advise you of safeguards against Coronovirus.

Nevertheless, what we do already know is that for the vast majority of people that are already healthy, this is likely to be a mild illness and more of an inconvenience than something that can be life threatening. Many of those affected by coronavirus develop only a mild illness, while some develop no illness at all. That may be an indication of what happens when the virus meets a well-functioning immune system.

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Tuesday, 25 February 2020  |  Editor
Iodine: The benefits and risks

Iodine is a mineral found in the earth’s soil and ocean waters. Many salt water and plant-based foods contain iodine, and this mineral is most-widely available in iodized salt.

It’s important to get enough iodine in the diet because it regulates hormones, fetal development, and more.

If you have low iodine levels, your doctor might recommend iodine supplements.  This article details the benefits and risks of iodine.

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Wednesday, 11 December 2019  |  Editor
Benefits of fibre free probiotics

Many people suffer from digestive problems and diet changes restricting certain foods can often help these issues. Probiotics are a great way to help your gut perform better and benefit you both physically and mentally (See xxxx). However, many people need to gut down on F.O.S, a fibre substance that can sometimes cause these issues. many probiotics contain an element of F.O.S. But there is a new probiotic product that is free from F.O.S thus helping people who need to restrict fibre intake.

These people may include those on FODMAP, SCD or GAPS. Read the full article about this and explanations about FODMAP, SCD or GAPS.

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Monday, 11 November 2019  |  Editor
Winter Germs: Easy ways to make yourself better.

Some people cling fervently to favourite remedies whilst conservative practitioners often dismiss anything but flu shots and decongestants as a waste of time and money.

As might be expected, fthe answer lies somewhere in between: There is simply too much research to completely dismiss some traditional remedies but not enough to call any one treatment an actual “cure.” so what is all the research to really telling us?

Sometimes a treatment may not have been studied, but traditional use may in some cases suggest benefit.

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Wednesday, 6 November 2019  |  Editor
Probiotics for gut AND mental health

Many people now know the importance of a healthy gut for their physical well-being but now we're beginning to discover that it supports mental health as well.

Have you experienced butterflies in the stomach; are you making more trips to the bathroom during moments of stress? If so you probably already knows the gut and the brain are inextricably linked. What happens in one has been shown to affect the other. 

Mental well-being is seen as increasingly important to overall health, allowing better management of stress and anxiety. It’s no surprise that more and more people want to find food or beverages that can support their brain health.

One in four consumers are taking probiotics to support their cognitive health and 60% of them agree that feeling emotionally stable is part of having a healthy lifestyle.

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Thursday, 24 October 2019  |  Editor
BioCare New Products

BioCare are passionate about helping everyone to be as healthy as they can be, by challenging scientific developments in the nutrition world, sharing their knowledge and providing flexible product solutions so we have options for everyone.

They have spent over 30 years developing their trusted range of the highest quality supplements available.

It is this commitment that has led BioCare to make some changes to our product range. This includes updates to some products and also some delists – but don’t worry, they have improved formulations and alternative recommendations for you!

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