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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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Monday, 7 October 2019  |  Editor
Controlling the devastating effects of Endometriosis.

More than 13,500 women have taken part in BBC Research revealing the devastating effect of endometriosis.

Half said they had had suicidal thoughts, and many said they rely on highly addictive painkillers. Most also said endometriosis - involving painful periods - had badly affected their education, career and relationships.

MPs are to launch an inquiry into women's experiences of endometriosis following the research.

Women with the condition answered questions on how the condition has affected them. The charity Endometriosis UK helped gather the responses.

The condition affects one in 10 women and, as well as extremely heavy periods, can cause debilitating pain and sometimes infertility.

What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a disorder of the reproductive system which causes endometrial tissue to grow outside of the uterus. 

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Thursday, 19 September 2019  |  Editor
What is Serrapeptase? Questions and answers

Serrapeptase is a pro-teolytic enzyme which is naturally present in the silk-worm intestine and is processed commercially today through fermentation. Studies reveal powerful anti-inflammatory effects of this naturally occurring enzyme.

Inflammation has been found to be associated with just about every health condition.  Researchers are constantly investigating chronic inflammation’s effects on health and possible preventive medical applications but among those involved are:

  • Varicose Veins and other circulatory problems
  • Pain problems such as, Arthritis, Joints, and Muscles Pains and even MS.
  • Lung Diseases such as Emphysema, Asthma, Bronchitis and Bronchitis.
  • Sinus and other ENT problems
  • Post Operative Healing, Lesions and Cysts (breast, ovarian etc)
  • Arterial Plaque, DVT (good for travellers) and Blood Clots
  • Migraines (vascular).
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • . . . and many more
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Thursday, 19 September 2019  |  Editor
Fish Oil and benefits for weight loss

In a survey, participants who took fish oil, and took moderate exercise for 45 minutes three times per week, but did not change their normal eating habits, lost an average of 4.5lb over three months.

Lead researcher Alison Hill, an honors student in the School of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia, observed 68 overweight and obese study participants with high blood pressure and high cholesterol and divided them into four separate groups for a period of 3 months:

Group 1 - Small doses of tuna fish oil (omega-3 fatty acids)
Group 2 - Sunflower oil (much lower in omega-3 fatty acids)
Group 3 - Small doses of tuna fish oil, PLUS 3 x 45 mins. exercise a week
Group 4 - Sunflower oil, PLUS 3 x 45 mins. exercise a week

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Thursday, 19 September 2019  |  Editor
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