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Heart, Body and Mind – How good nutrition can help you maintain a healthy life

Heart, Body and Mind – How good nutrition can help you maintain a healthy life

26th January 2018

There are numerous aspects to longevity of life that studies have shown help keep you living longer. In fact, one study, conducted by Harvard University over a 75 year period concluded that one of the most important aspects of a long life is the quality of relationships that we have.…

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All You Need To Know About Zinc

All You Need To Know About Zinc

8th September 2017


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All you need to know about Magnesium...

All you need to know about Magnesium...

19th December 2016

What is Magnesium?Magnesium is an essential mineral which is involved in many processes within the body. It is required by many of the bodies’ major organs including the heart, brain, muscles and kidneys.Here are some of the reasons why magnesium is so important for health:- It contributes to the maintenance…

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Are you eating enough Fibre?

Are you eating enough Fibre?

1st November 2016

What Is Fibre?Fibre is a type of carbohydrate which our digestive system is unable to breakdown and absorb. The reason for this is that our bodies don’t produce the enzymes required to digest the fibre.There are two types of fibre, soluble & insoluble.As the name suggests soluble fibre can dissolve…

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A Flexible Diet is a more effective one...

A Flexible Diet is a more effective one...

13th October 2016

To lose weight a lot of people believe that you need to be super stringent with what you eat and that certain foods are completely off the menu. Well this just isn’t the case, there is no need to eat dry chicken, fish, rice and sweet potatoes for 6 meals…

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Do I need to Eat Little & Often to Lose weight?

Do I need to Eat Little & Often to Lose weight?

12th September 2016

Traditionally in the UK  we tend to eat 3 square meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) yet when asked ‘how to lose weight’ one of the most popular answers people give is to eat little and often. The reason which often follows this statement is that eating regularly increases…

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How does Caffeine work?

How does Caffeine work?

5th September 2016

Caffeine is the world’s most commonly consumed stimulant. It has been found to potentially enhance both mental and physical performance. It is found naturally in a range of foods with coffee being the most obvious, other sources include tea leaves, chocolate, cocoa beans and kola nuts. The safe daily intake…

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The Health Benefits of Omega-3.

The Health Benefits of Omega-3.

1st September 2016

Omega-3’s are essential fatty acids, this means we have to consume them from the diet as our bodies are unable to produce them. The two main forms of omega-3 are EPA and DHA. The best source of these fats is fish and in particular oily fish such as; mackerel, salmon,…

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Vegan and Vegetarian Diets

Vegan and Vegetarian Diets

19th August 2016

The number of people claiming to be vegetarian has increased in the last 50 years although vegetarianism has been practised for years; it is becoming more popular, mainly due to perceived health benefits. However meat and dairy products are major contributors of nutrients such as iron, zinc, calcium, riboflavin (B2)…

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Selenium & Health

Selenium & Health

9th August 2016

Whilst it is only required in small amounts within the body, selenium is a mineral that is vital to human health. It is found as components of proteins/enzymes which are present throughout many parts of the body and are known as ‘selenoproteins’. These selenoproteins serve many important functions within the…

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