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?
Sunday, 3 May 2020 | Editor
Kееріng good mental health during ѕеlf-іѕоlаtіоn іѕ еѕѕеntіаl. Lосkdоwn takes an еmоtіоnаl tоll because we feel limited іn what wе can do аnd are rеѕtrісtеd in movement. It can also сrеаtе fеаr аnd ѕtrеѕѕ, not least because of thе соnѕtаnt news аbоut the раndеmіс.
There are ѕоmе ѕіmрlе рrасtісеѕ to boost уоur mental and еmоtіоnаl wеllbеіng durіng these difficult tіmеѕ.
Monday, 9 March 2020 | Editor
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
Thursday, 23 May 2019 | Editor
This question often lead to confusion and influence people not to take supplements. However, choosing the right multinutrient can be an incredibly powerful tool to support many aspects of life, from stress and relaxation, to immunity, blood sugar balancing and detoxification. When a vitamin and mineral complex is carefully formulated, with proper doses and active nutrients, it is so much more than just a bog standard supplement. You can synergistically support many body systems, helping you to adapt more to your environment.
Thursday, 10 January 2019 | Editor
An article from the BioCare Clinical Nutrition Team.
Getting healthy for the new year. Taking care of your gut health, take a good multi-nutrient and get the right amino acids. Ensure you're getting the nutrients to provide the energy you need, 5 leading health supplements from BioCare to help you be the best you've ever been.
Friday, 26 October 2018 | Editor
Did you see last nightís Horizon investigating whether supplements are necessary, unnecessary, maybe even dangerous? Maybe itís left you wondering too? As with most of these programmes, it didnít really tell the whole story, and thereís plenty of evidence that supports the use of food supplements. Read on to find out.
Sunday, 12 November 2017 | Editor
Children between the age of six months and five years should take vitamin A, C and D supplements, government advice says - do you find this surprising?
If you do, it seems you're not alone.
Researchers in Wales found only 30% of parents and carers said they had ever been given advice by a health professional about giving young children vitamin supplements.
Friday, 20 October 2017 | Editor
To the average person the market appears to be saturated with multinutrient supplements and we can become easily confused by all of the bus banners and A-boards telling us about the next best thing.
As a rule of thumb, if you can buy them from a supermarket or chemist as a ‘buy-one-get-one-free’ they are not the right supplement for you. It is much better to purchase them from specialist online retailers or local independent health-stores to get the most therapeutic products on the market.
Thursday, 5 October 2017 | Editor
In today’s more stressful lifestyle, with snatched meals, hectic schedule and pre-packed, badly designed, packaged food, we don’t get what we need. That’s why such a high proportion of people now take multivitamins to top up the deficiency in their diets.
At different times of life and at times of more specific needs, we need to examine what nutrients are necessary and a “one size fits all” multivitamin just won’t cut it. So you need two special multivitamins: one for women and one for men. This article shows where they are different and why.
Monday, 8 May 2017 | Editor
60 per cent of people say they eat a very healthy diet but perception and reality are not always the same. Most people are not eating five or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day, reveals recent research. The discrepancy leaves a huge nutritional gap to fill.