Written by Kirsty Gillmore, Nutritional Therapist (BA Hons, DipCNM) and Nutrition & Sales Support for G&G Vitamins. http://www.livelovebalance.co.uk Summer is nearly over, and the smell of autumn is in the air. It’s a time of transition, a time to reflect … Continue reading 5 Supplements to take this Autumn
Image courtesy of Big Stock Photo Can we get enough nutrients from our food? Ideally, the food that we eat on a daily basis should be enough to provide us with the nutrients we need for the day. But … Continue reading Here’s Why You Need Zinc in Your Diet
How many portions of fruit & vegetables should we eat? Nature cleverly provides us with the whole spectrum of colours in our foods, to ensure we eat all the different types of nutrients that will nourish and heal our bodies. … Continue reading Eat the Rainbow: How Many Portions of Fruit & Vegetables Should We Eat?
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
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
Throughout life, bones go through continuous turn over of remodelling. Up to the age of 30 the body makes new bone faster than it breaks down old bone, therefore bone mass increases. After that, laying down bone decreases and bone … Continue reading Natural minerals for Bone health
Chlorella is a naturally occurring fresh water single-celled algae similar to spirulina. Dried chlorella powder can contain a high amount of protein, fat and carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. Chlorophyll … Continue reading 5 benefits of Chlorella
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?
Why is it important to take supplements at certain times? As humans, we need a broad spectrum of nutrients to make sure our bodies are working correctly. Our bodies are constantly trying to achieve a homeostatic balance and it can … Continue reading The best time to take vitamins and minerals
The days are getting colder here in the UK, so we’ve decided to ramp up the soups + broths. First up on my task list this year is some nourishing bone broth. Continue reading Boost gut health with this bone broth recipe