Cystitis vs Interstitial cystitis Cystitis (also known as a urinary tract infection or UTI) is an inflammation triggered by bacteria on the bladder wall. This leads to an increase in the breakdown of urea (a component of urine) to ammonia … Continue reading Protection from Urinary Tract Infections
Written by Kirsty Gillmore, registered Nutritional Therapist (BA Hons, DipCNM, mBANT, CNHC). http://www.llbnutrition.co.uk When taking supplements, it’s helpful to look for products that provide the greatest bioavailability to the body. Capsules offer numerous benefits over tablets. Here are some reasons … Continue reading Capsules vs tablets: What’s the difference?
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?
Are folic and and folate the same? Both folate and folic acid are different forms of vitamin B9. Folate is naturally occurring and can be found in foods such as dark green leafy veg, where as folic acid is synthetic … Continue reading Are Folic Acid and Folate the same?
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?
I teamed up with Azita and Michaela of plant based blog, @vegang_z to take them on a tour through the G&G factory so they could see, for their own eyes, the intricate stages of producing supplements. As you’ll see from their feedback, … Continue reading Vegang visits the G&G HQ
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?