It goes without saying that the nutrients we need should, first and foremost, come from the food we eat. However, people often want to know what more they can do to make sure they are getting enough of each vitamin … Continue reading 10 Reasons You Should Take a Multivitamin and What to Look For
What is Niacin? Niacin is another term for vitamin B3, and it comes in two different forms; nicotinic acid and niacinamide (also known as nicotinamide). Both forms are found naturally in foods, but work slightly differently in the body. All … Continue reading What is Niacin?
Have you heard of the term “methylfolate”? And if you have, do you know what it is? It also goes by other names, such as folic acid, folate, folinic acid, methylfolate, 5-MTHF, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate… but what are the differences? Well, I am here to clear things up for you! Continue reading What is Methylfolate?
Magnesium is an important mineral for the body, often found to be deficient in a large proportion of the population. This mineral is essential for over 500 chemical processes in the body including the nervous system, protein synthesis, maintenance of … Continue reading Different forms of Magnesium
You may have heard that ginger is a wonderful treatment for nausea, but there are many more reasons to add this versatile root into your diet – on a daily basis. With it’s warm, zesty flavour, it’s no surprise that … Continue reading 9 Health Benefits of Ginger
These two vitamins are considered in the naturopathic world to be two of the most required daily supplements to avoid deficiency. It seems very fitting then to know that they should also be supplemented together. Being in the UK … Continue reading When supplementing, these two nutrients must be taken together
Over 20 years of research has shown the positive effects of taking regular supplements, disproving the notion that they are merely ingredients for expensive urine. Whilst a varied, nutrient dense diet is 100% vital to sustain life, sometimes it’s not … Continue reading Why should I take supplements?
The anti-ageing business is a multi-billion pound industry with so many wanting to reverse the signs of ageing through topical, supplemental and surgical interventions. There are many products on the market promising to turn back the clock but do any … Continue reading Oxidative Stress and Theories of Ageing: Part 1
What causes energy levels to dip? Do you sometimes feel like you’re constantly having to snack in order to keep your energy levels up? Do you get the standard 3 o’clock dip? Blood sugar is at the basis of a … Continue reading 6 ways to balance your blood sugar