Probiotics: The good guys in your gut

Probiotics: The good guys in your gut

Commonly known as ‘friendly bacteria’, probiotics are increasingly being sold in shops as supplements or are even added to the foods we eat. But what are they? Guarding your gut Probiotics are living organisms which can be found naturally in foods such as yoghurt,...
The surprising benefits of omega oils

The surprising benefits of omega oils

Today’s eating habits are more and more calorific. Biscuits, chips, carbohydrates, starchy and highly processed food has overwhelmed our diet. This food intake often lacks omega oil, a fatty acid which has a predominant place in a healthy body. Omega oils help...
Vitamin D – get yours in a 20 minute lunch break

Vitamin D – get yours in a 20 minute lunch break

Seasonal colds and flu can be combated by boosting your immune system with vitamin D3 and are little to do with winters spent indoors with the central heating on, says Dr Graham Matthews. 10 amazing facts about vitamin D that just might stop you sneezing: Not a...
5 ways your skin supports your lifestyle

5 ways your skin supports your lifestyle

If your brain is the body’s super computer, the skin is its keyboard. Your skin is the window to your lifestyle, if you eat healthy and exercise plenty then your skin reflects this. What does your skin say about you? Your skin indicates your age Once you reach 25...