Category Archives: General Health

Good quality supplements and how to choose them

Supplements and fruit

Buying supplements for specific health goals can be a challenge in itself. It’s important to make sure you’re buying good quality supplements that are effective in helping you to achieve your goals. Many people use supplements without actually addressing the underlying problem – we need to get to the ‘root’ not simply address the ‘branches’ […]

Improve your sports performance with electrolytes

Workout equipment and water

If you’re watching Wimbledon, or looking forward to the Tour de France, you might be feeling inspired to play more sport or do more exercise. Lots of factors can help to optimise your sports performance. Firstly you need to regularly eat healthy, wholesome food. Particularly, more fruits and vegetables, less inappropriate fat, and sufficient amounts […]

Which magnesium supplement is right for you?

Group of magnesium products

Magnesium is a vital nutrient for your wellbeing. Low levels of magnesium can affect your mental, cardiovascular, and overall health. If your diet doesn’t provide you with enough of this essential mineral, you might look at taking a supplement. However, there are many forms of magnesium supplements, and it can be difficult to work out […]

Can nutrition and supplements help with menopause symptoms? A look at the evidence…


What is menopause? Menopause is when menstruation permanently stops due to a decrease in estrogen production in the body. Estrogen is a female sex hormone responsible for developing and regulating the female reproductive system. Most people with menstrual cycles will go through menopause at 51, on average. Menopause can begin in the years before periods […]

Maximise the effectiveness of your supplements with a few simple steps

You have carefully selected the vitamins and supplements that you need to support your health and wellbeing. They arrive and you are eager to start taking them and make them part of your daily routine. You also want to look after your supplements to make sure they are as effective as possible. Here are Dr […]

How does Beetroot help the body?

Why is there so much buzz about beetroot? Beetroot is a root vegetable that’s most often found in it’s purple/red variety. There are a few other varieties too, like yellow and orange. Beetroot is most often found in the UK in pickled form, added pre-cooked to salads, or used raw in juices. In the UK, […]

How to add Natural Fiber to your diet.


Product in focus.  Each month we will feature a product that we feel has much potential though it maybe one that you know little about. The first product in focus is brought to us by Healthy Origins. The product is called “Fiber Natural Healthy”. A quick review of the product label indicates that this supplement […]