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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
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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Wednesday, 18 September 2019  |  Editor
Lack of magnesium can cause serious health issues

About 60% of the magnesium in your body is found in bone and the rest is in muscles, soft tissues and fluids, including blood. Every cell in your body contains magnesium and needs it to function.

Magnesium deficiency can cause many health problem. This deficiency may be because of inadequate intake from food or loss of magnesium from the body. Yet only about 50% of people do not get the recommended daily amount of magnesium from the food they eat.

This article discusses the illnesses that can be caused by magnesium deficiency and some of the symptoms. It also shows which natural foods provide the body with the most magnesium.

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Wednesday, 11 September 2019  |  Editor
Help For Children Trying to Cope with Changed Situations

Some children may need the help of this combination of flower essences. Many find it useful for children trying to cope with changing situations such as moving house, arrival of a new sibling, issues at school or at home when their behaviour during these times may be seen as attention seeking, overactive, bed-wetting, disruptive or under confident.

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Friday, 16 August 2019  |  Editor
How Important is magnesium?

However much magnesium we take in through our food, nearly all of us need to supplement our diets with extra magnesium.

Good foods for magnesium include spinach, leafy greens, seeds, avocado, almonds, black beans, cacao (real chocolate), and a restricted amount of bananas . . . but it's not often enough.

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Tuesday, 6 August 2019  |  Editor
Ancient Magnesium: Can you afford to do without it?

Magnesium is one of the six essential macro-minerals that comprise 99% of the body’s mineral content. Magnesium helps build bones, enables nerves to function and is essential to the production of energy from food.

Magnesium helps treat headaches, chronic pain, asthma, and sleep disorders. And in recent large scale study, magnesium has been linked to a reduced incidence of conditions such as heart disease, hypertension and diabetes.

 

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Thursday, 11 July 2019  |  Editor
Saccharomyces boulardii: the must-have travel supplement

Saccharomyces boulardii is fast becoming known as the must-have travel supplement, and if you’re heading abroad this year, you’d be well advised to pop some in your suitcase. This intelligent probiotic has been well researched for its powerful ability to help prevent travellers' diarrhoea; a significant problem which is estimated to affect more than 60% of those travelling to developing countries.

It’s important to understand though, that the benefits of Saccharomyces boulardii extend way beyond travellers' diarrhoea. Read on for some research highlights on the wider clinical applications of this beneficial microorganism.

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Thursday, 4 July 2019  |  Editor
Need a detox? Try this clean green smoothie

Are you looking for a simple way to help cleanse your body on a daily basis, but find it impossible to make a green smoothie which actually tastes nice? We have had our fair share of smoothie disasters as well, so we would like to share with you our tried and tested green smoothie recipe which you are sure to love and feel motivated to add to your daily morning routine.

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