Tips to beat PMS cravings Why do women suffer with cravings when suffering with PMS? As many as 85% of women experience at least one symptom of PMS (premenstrual syndrome), the disruptive physical and emotional changes that can strike anytime in the last 2 weeks of the menstrual cycle.
Optimum Nutrition for Breastfeeding Mums August 1st marked the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week, an awareness campaign organised by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) to protect, support and promote breastfeeding.
More than Sunscreen: Comprehensive Sun Protection Most of us welcome the summer months. After all, a healthy dose of sunshine has been linked with better bone health, higher levels of the ‘happy hormone’ serotonin, and improved sleep quality.
Mind & Mood Matters The brain is a vital, fascinating organ which has immense requirements to keep it functioning healthily.
Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Benefits of Fish Oil June 13th marks the beginning of Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week, a campaign run by the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society.
Healthy Gut, Healthy You Just as the gut is the centre of our bodies, we’re also starting to think that it might be at the centre of our health too.
National Vegetarian Week: Supercharge Your Vegetarian Diet May 16th marked the beginning of National Vegetarian Week, a campaign aimed at promoting the benefits of a meat-free lifestyle.
Vitamin D improves quality of life for IBS sufferers April is IBS Awareness Month, a campaign aiming at improving diagnosis and treatment of IBS, and heightening awareness of both the condition and its affect on sufferers.
Water: The Vital Nutrient This week is National Nutrition and Hydration Week, a global movement aimed at promoting the importance of optimum nutrition in avoiding malnutrition and hydration related illnesses.
How to Look After Sensitive Skin Sensitive skin is thought to affect millions of people worldwide. A recent report by the American Academy of Dermatology indicated at least 50% of the US population experience some kind of skin sensitivity, with increasing concern over this situation.
Heart Health This month we turn our attention to heart health. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) still remains the biggest killer, accounting for 155,000 deaths per year, costing the National Health Service 8 billion pounds (1).
High Cholesterol and the Problem with Statins Understanding our bodies and how what we do on a day-to-day basis may improve or prevent long-term health issues, has never been a more pertinent subject.
Simple Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease February is National Heart Month, a campaign run by the British Heart Foundation to raise awareness of the UK’s biggest killer.
Vitamin D Builds Muscle in Menopausal Women A new Brazilian study suggests that post-menopausal women may benefit from vitamin D supplementation to increase muscle strength and reduce frailty (1).
Is Calcium the Key to Preventing Osteoporosis? World Osteoporosis Day takes place every year on October 20.
Could Light Therapy help beat your winter blues? While many look forward to the crisp and clear autumn and winter months, others find that they struggle through these months feeling tired and low.
New study: Disrupted sleep can increase ‘hunger hormones’ Disrupted sleep can increase ‘hunger hormones’ leading to unwanted weight gain, a new study suggests (1).
EPA/DHA Counts! Not all fats are the same, and it pays to know the difference. After decades of demonising fats in the diet, the latest headlines report “fat is good for you!
What is Coenzyme Q10? Coenzyme Q10 is a vitamin-like, fat soluble nutrient central to energy production at the cellular level, essential for generating metabolic energy in the form of ATP.
50% of travellers experience digestive issues when abroad. Don’t be one of them! Traveller’s Diarrhoea is the most frequently experienced health disorder experienced by those travelling abroad.