Tuesday, 19 June 2018 | Editor
You may be aware of the value of plant sterols. Plant sterols occur naturally in food and are similar in structure to cholesterol, the HDL fat that is abundant in animal sourced fats. But what is not generally known is that the body produces its own cholesterol which is secreted into the digestive system in the form of bile to aid the digestive process. So here is an innovate new product that may help.
Friday, 8 June 2018 | Editor
What did I come in here for?
Brain fog? Do you find yourself walking into a room and forgetting why you went there? Have you been struggling with poor concentration and brain fog? Most of us are juggling work, family life and other activities, so memory decline is the last thing we want! This article is about BioCare's new Neuro Complex product. Includes video by BioCare Clinical team
Sunday, 3 June 2018 | Editor
Thinking about your holiday? Tummy bugs can ruin a holiday. You'll probably protect your skin against sun damage so why leave your tummy unprotected? Different food, different water, dehydration: these are all dreaded by your stomach.
Friday, 4 May 2018 | Editor
Around 5% of women will be diagnosed with hypothyroidism at some stage in their lives, with another quarter on the borderline of slow and normal function. The borderline cases often get missed because they are less likely to warrant medication in the doctor's opinion. But these cases can be helped.
Here are some common symptoms to look out for:
Saturday, 21 April 2018 | Editor
Are your energy levels all over the place? Are you tired when you should be alert, such as upon waking or during the afternoon?
Many factors can impact energy levels, such as thyroid dysfunction, chronic fatigue syndrome and adrenal fatigue, resulting in prolonged fatigue. Here are some key energy-depletors that you can address:
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 | Editor
Have you ever heard of Microbiome Gut Brain Axis? Maybe not: most people haven't. But perhaps you should. If you have digestive issues (e.g. bloating, food sensitivities), alongside depression, anxiety, autism, or a neurodegenerative condition such as multiple sclerosis (MS), you need to know about the 'Microbiome Gut Brain (MGB) Axis' and what might help
Thursday, 22 March 2018 | Editor
Vitamin D is fast becoming known as a ‘super-nutrient’. No longer just an important nutrient for healthy bones, research is now finding that low vitamin D may be linked to a wide range of health problems, including some of the most common chronic conditions of modern times. What does vitamin D do, where does it come from, why so many people are deficient, how to know if you are and what from you should take.
Monday, 19 February 2018 | Editor
Did you know that up to 35% of all body protein content is made up of one type of protein? This protein is a key component of our connective tissue – the most widely distributed tissue in the body, which binds, holds, supports and strengthens other body tissues, as well as insulating and protecting the organs. It makes up our ligaments, tendons, skin, joints, cartilage, bone and even the gut lining, blood vessels and our teeth! It is therefore absolutely vital to health and proper integrity and function on ALL body tissues and organs.
Friday, 2 February 2018 | Editor
Diarrhoea can be a bit of a taboo subject. It can affect not only our health but our self-confidence, interfering with everyday life and on occasions our social life. Diarrhoea is often a symptom of pre-existing health issues such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, which can be addressed in different ways.
This article deals with the underlying causes, what you can do about it, how to rebalance the gut and soothe it.
Friday, 2 February 2018 | Editor
To detox or not - bringing clarity to the cleanse. This article discusses the background of traditional detox regimes, why there is scientific reasoning behind them, what the body needs to detox, how it copes with toxicity, the symptoms and what you can do about it.