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What to eat for good brain health

What to eat for good brain health

Published July 11, 2020 Whether you’re young and developing your fine motor skills, studying, working your way up the corporate ladder, concentrating on physical work to stay safe or wanting to stay sharp and switched on during retirement, you’re using your brain. So...

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How does the immune system work?

How does the immune system work?

Published June 27, 2020 When it comes to our immune system and how strong our immunity may or may not be, we’re mostly aware that we can support a healthy immune system by eating more of the right things (fruits and vegetables) and less of the not-so-right things...

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The Importance of Minerals for the Body

The Importance of Minerals for the Body

Published June 19, 2020 Much is made of the importance of vitamins for the body, but minerals have an important part to play in maintaining a healthy life. Minerals are ‘inorganic’ substances, (unlike vitamins which are organic) and gleaned in their natural state from...

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The challenge of osteoporosis and how to manage it

The challenge of osteoporosis and how to manage it

Published June 12, 2020 If you are unlucky enough to be diagnosed with osteoporosis, living with it and managing it can be tricky. Unfortunately, it can be a fact of life for many people as they reach their elderly years, but it does exist even in children, teenagers...

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Maintaining Heart Health While Exercise is Limited

Maintaining Heart Health While Exercise is Limited

Published June 5, 2020 Taking care of the heart is one of the fundamentals of good health. Heart disease remains the biggest killer, accounting for more untimely deaths than cancer. Thankfully, awareness of the importance of heart health is growing – and yielding...

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How Much Alcohol is Too Much?

How Much Alcohol is Too Much?

Published May 22, 2020 Consumption of alcohol is a hot topic most of the time, but it is especially pertinent right now. In testing times, many of us are tempted to reach for a drink to aid relaxation and manage anxiety. This can be a slippery slope toward...

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Foods to improve your immune system

Foods to improve your immune system

Published May 15, 2020 Infections and viruses can wreak havoc with your immune system and cause you to feel extremely unwell. During the outbreak of COVID-19, you need to supply your immune system with as much help as it can get. Keeping a well-balanced diet is...

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Does food affect your mood?

Does food affect your mood?

Published May 9, 2020 It is a well-known fact that ‘you are what you eat’, and certain foods will stabilise both your physical and mental health, prevent mood swings and give you much more of a sense of wellbeing. There is a strong relationship between food and mood....

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Covid-19 Statement

Covid-19 Statement

We are all in unprecedented and challenging times, with the spread of coronavirus and we are all working out the best course of action for how to minimise risks We would like to share an update on our business continuity plans. These plans mitigate the impact on our...

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How can we be sure about sugar?

How can we be sure about sugar?

The jargon used on labels regarding sugar can be very confusing. Labels often contain the words ‘no added sugar’, or ‘unsweetened’. However, our brains will immediately think that these products are sugar-free and healthy to purchase. Unfortunately, this is not the case.

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Do I Have a Thyroid Problem?

Do I Have a Thyroid Problem?

Among common health complaints, issues with the thyroid can be difficult to identify. The symptoms are subtle and easily confused with other ailments. In fact, it’s easy to write off many of the warning signs as side effects of a busy life in the 21st Century.

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Red Meat: Is it Healthy or Not?

Red Meat: Is it Healthy or Not?

Not much divides opinion like the diet we choose to follow, especially so whether or not we choose to eat meat. Some staunch carnivores argue that we need to eat meat to survive whilst committed vegans argue that we don’t need to eat any animal products at all. Then...

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