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.
15 February 2019 | Editor
Many factors can affect the health of our skin, for example dehydration, low intake of essential fatty acids, high sugar and alcohol intake, weather and certain skin conditions, such as eczema. During the winter months particularly, we start to notice the cold affecting our skin health, with it perhaps becoming dry, cracked and eventually sore, as a result of the harsher temperatures.
Nourishing our bodies with the right nutrients, in sufficient quantities, can be key to supporting our skin health during the winter, as well as all year round.
24 November 2018 | Editor
The highly popular High Nature Citricidal is back in stock at last with a new improved formula.
This product is hugely popular product's return has been welcomed by many regular customers. It is extremely versatile.
You can use diluted to gargle or consume a few drops in water or juice. Also use as a mouthwash, facial and nail cleanser, skin rinse and household cleanser. Ideal for travelling.
1 August 2018 | Editor
Adding turmeric to your diet can definitely bring some big benefits in terms of nutrition but It is the curcumin in it that is so valuable. But, a typical turmeric root contains about 2-5% curcumin, so taking an unstandardized, powdered turmeric root product means that very large amounts would be required to get a beneficial amount of curcumin.
While turmeric is excellent when used as a spice, a curcumin extract is a much, much better choice for health benefits because it is is much more concentrated. This incredible compound can influence just about every aspect of health inside and out, from your skin all the way to your brain.
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.
29 March 2017 | Editor
Krill oil is the number 1 choice in the UK for omega 3 essential fatty acid (EFA) supplementation and there’s good reason:
The omega 3 in krill oil are in a form proven to have 47% greater bioavailability compared to forms of omega 3 in fish oil.
1 October 2016 | Editor
Summer is over and the days getting cooler, you may be starting to layer on jumpers and cardigans as well as covering your skin until the sunshine returns next spring.
Retaining your naturally glowing skin during the winter months is a greater challenge than in the summer. Naturopathic nutritionists view skin as an organ of detoxification as well as protection. The health of your skin is reflective of your inner wellbeing, with spots, blemishes, rashes and different skin qualities including inflammation suggestive of internal imbalances in health and function.
2 September 2016 | Editor
Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some point. It causes spots to develop on the skin, usually on the face, back and chest. he spots can range from surface blackheads and whiteheads – which are often mild – to deep, inflamed, pus-filled pustules and cysts, which can be severe and long-lasting and lead to scarring.
16 April 2016 | Editor
A review of studies on acne and diet over the last 40 years has revealed a connection between acne and diets with a high glycaemic load (GL).
High glycaemic load foods are those which trigger a sugar rush, which stimulates insulin activity in the blood. Insulin helps the body to balance blood sugar levels, but also increases sebum production in the skin
18 November 2015 | Editor
Our skin is an essential organ. It helps protect us from ultra violet rays that can be so harmful but it also allows us to take in vitamin D, which is essential in so many respects but not available from most foods or in sufficient quantity.
But our skin need to be treated carefully; it's only the medium through which these things are achieved. Melanin and vitamin D affect how successful our skin can be.