Thursday, 8 July 2021 | Editor
As we come out of Covid-19 restrictions it is more important than ever that we look after our bodies to make them as resistant as possible to infection.
We could do that by making sure that we have a perfect diet but often this is difficult to achieve.
Nobody should suggest that dietary supplements should replace healthy eating but they can help to boost deficiencies and who doesn't want a healthy immune system?
Sadly, too many of us don't eat enough of the fresh fruits, vegetables and other foods we need to keep ourselves healthy all the year round. Before you know it, Summer will be over and we'll be confronted with the colder weather of winter and the risks of Flu, common colds and indeed Covid surging again. So it's best to prepare your body for the challenge.
Wednesday, 16 June 2021 | Editor
Fatty acids found in oily fish could be used to help to reduce symptoms of severe depression, research suggests.
A study led by King’s College London showed for the first time that when omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (Pufas) are given to patients with depression there is an improvement in symptoms.
Friday, 7 May 2021 | Editor
Why do eyes get itchier in summer? There are a number of reasons, including allergies (hayfever), dehydration, air conditioning, and swimming. But there are some natural ways of reducing the debilitating effects once you understand what is causing the problem. This article will, hopefully, help you understand and be able to enjoy a warm summer both inside and out and about.
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 | Editor
Blue light: daylight is where most of us get most of our exposure to it. But there are also many man-made, indoor sources of blue light, including fluorescent and LED lighting and flat-screen televisions, computers, smartphones and tablets.
Thursday, 11 February 2021 | Editor
Over 25% of people in the UK suffer from insomnia. More and more are suffering due to the additional stresses imposed by then pandemic lockdown that can bring loneliness but also anxiety and stress not least because of worries about employment and the health of those close to us.
Here are a range of herbal helpers designed by the famous A Vogel Company. Unlike many competitors, Vogel grow all the herbs they can themselves and use them fresh in their tinctures. A much more effective and powerful solution than buying in powdered ingredients. It also makes Vogel able to control the growing to their high specification and you can be sure that no pesticides are used.
Monday, 8 February 2021 | Editor
In these uncertain and difficult times it is vital that your immune system is as effective as possible. A good multivitamin can boost your body's ability to cope with this and ensure that your diet is supplemented with all the nutrients it needs. And there is more information about how to Echinaforce can relieve symptoms and help modulate your immune system to fight infection.
Thursday, 21 January 2021 | Editor
If you weren’t aware of how complex the relationship between gut and brain health actually is, you’re in for a surprise. The Coronovirus pandemic has caused may people to be locked down without enough social contact thus often leading to depression and other mental health conditions. There are many ways to help this depression. Some are easier to do than others but simple things sometimes become difficult when you are suffering form depression. Here's one you can do with almost no effort at all.
2 CommentsFriday, 1 January 2021 | Editor
With effect from 1 January 2021 we shall no longer charge VAT on orders from customers in the European Union. Read how this affects you.
Thursday, 26 November 2020 | Editor
What is their advice on vitamin D?
Because more people are staying indoors during the pandemic, some may be deprived of vitamin D which, normally, many of us get it by spending time outside as our skin makes vitamin D when exposed to the sun. The NHS says people should consider taking 10 micrograms of vitamin D a day if they are spending a lot of time indoors. Scottish and Welsh governments and Northern Ireland's Public Health Agency give similar advice during lockdown.
It's not just the pandemic because before the pandemic, people in the UK were already advised to consider taking supplements from October to March.
Thursday, 15 October 2020 | Editor
There is much talk these days of vitamin and mineral intake requirements to ensure you keep your body healthy, particularly those which are often touted as helping resistance to Covid-19. As a result, many people are deciding to introduce supplements or increase their dosage of them. This has resulted in many people buying individual supplements of, for example, Vitamin C, Vitamin D and Zinc. There's a reason why these products are called "supplements" and that is because they are supplementary to the nutrients you get from food and not a replacement. BUT MIGHT MULTI-NUTRIENTS BE A BETTER ANSWER?