Tag Archives: Supplements

  • 7 Signs of a Toxic Liver

    The liver is probably one of the most important organs of the body for keeping you in vibrant health, and very often you don’t realise that you have a liver problem, because the symptoms are similar to so many other health issues. So here are 7 signs of a toxic liver: • Low energy • […]

  • Why Take Vitamin C?

    Vitamin C is currently recognised as an immune boosting vitamin and important in the treatment of scurvy. However a recent study has found it to be a crucial vitamin in bone health. The study, published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry, demonstrated that at higher levels than just the minimum dose to prevent scurvy, Vitamin […]

  • Why Take Vitamin D?

    Vitamin D deficiency is a very important health issue that affects the vast majority of people in the UK, and the main reason for the deficiency is lack of adequate sun exposure. Vitamin D is primarily manufactured in the skin where it transforms cholesterol into the vitamin on contact with sunshine. The vitamin D status […]

  • What’s in a Banana?

    Bananas are a good all rounder and provide some useful nutrients such as Vitamin C B6 and potassium. Vitamin C helps to keep the immune system healthy as it is a great antioxidant and antihistamines. It helps with the absorption of Iron and the production of collagen. Resists bacterial and viral diseases, controls blood cholesterol […]

  • Sunscreens….good or bad for you?

    It is so true that when the sun is out we all feel so much better. People have a smile on their face, colour in their cheeks and walk upright, striding out! Why is this? Well one reason is that whilst you are out in the sun you are getting your Vitamin D which is […]

  • Help for Hayfever

    Well, the hayfever season seems to be with us already. The warmer months of spring and summer mean that we can start enjoying more of our favourite outdoor activities. Whether it’s strolling through the woods, cycling along the riverbanks, taking the dog for a walk, playing cricket out in the fields, or simply relaxing in […]

  • A Recipe for Vitamin D

    We all know that sunshine is the best way of getting your vitamin D, however sunshine isn’t always enough, as they found in a study from the city of Calgary, one of the sunniest places in Canada, and almost every person measured had a vitamin D deficiency. 97 percent of them! In Australia, one of […]

  • Keep Free of Flu and Viruses this Winter

    We are told that there are a lot of coughs, colds, flu and viruses ‘going around’ at the moment and everyone is clambering to have the flu vaccine, although there is little guarantee that it will work! At this time of the year there are 100 different strains of colds and flu, and I for […]