8 reasons to ditch the crash diet

8 reasons to ditch the crash diet

How many times have you been on a diet? Or have you lost count? And my guess is as soon as you stop ‘dieting’ the weight piles back on and more. We are a nation of yo yo dieters, always looking for a quick fix to get results. We want to lose weight just before a...
Food allergy or food intolerance? What’s the difference?

Food allergy or food intolerance? What’s the difference?

People often get confused with what is classed as a true food allergy and what is classed as an intolerance to a food. Both can cause distressing symptoms, but the difference is that a true allergy can be life threatening and may need medical attention if an allergen...
Zinc and its role in Health

Zinc and its role in Health

Are you getting enough zinc? Zinc is present in every body cell and is a cofactor for over 300 enzymes. It also supports the proper action of hormones including thymic hormones, insulin, growth hormone and the sex hormones. Zinc is primarily stored in the muscles and...
Vitamin D the sunshine vitamin

Vitamin D the sunshine vitamin

It’s so nice to see the sun this week. It makes everybody feel better and is the main source of vitamin D. Vitamin D plays an important role in health and wellbeing. It is well known for supporting bone health, but it also plays a role in regulation of mood with a...

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