Green People – Superfood Starter Pack

Green People – Superfood Starter Pack

‘Treat your hair and body to the superfood goodness of quinoa.’ I’m a big fan of Green People’s products and this Superfood Starter Pack is their best value product in my opinion. For just £10, you get a cute little box filled with a 30ml bottle of Quinoa and Artichoke Shampoo, 30ml bottle of Quinoa and Artichoke Conditioner and a 30ml bottle of Quinoa and Calendula Shower Gel. It’s the perfect pack for travelling and weekend breaks away, and the…

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Relieve Menopause Symptoms

Relieve Menopause Symptoms

The menopause is a natural part of ageing that typically occurs between the ages of 45 and 55, as a women’s oestrogen levels decline. In the UK, the the average age for a women to reach the menopause is 51, but it can occur earlier in your 30s or later in your 60s. Around 1 in 100 women experience the menopause before the age of 40. Every woman will experience different symptoms and their severity varies a lot. “Common menopausal symptoms…

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Nutrition for Kids

Nutrition for Kids

As parents, we want to give our children the best possible start to life. A healthy diet and good nutrition are key to keeping them healthy, whilst also providing essential nutrients needed for physical growth and cognitive development. “Supporting children’s health is vital for supporting their overall wellbeing, growth and development. If a child’s health is not supported it could potentially have detrimental effects lasting into their adulthood and even their health in old age,” comments nutritional therapist Claire Barnes,…

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Natural Eye Support

Natural Eye Support

How to take care of your eyes, naturally… We are only blessed with one pair of eyes in our lifetime, so it’s vital we look after them. “It’s never been more important to take care of your eyes,” confirms Bethany Ramos from Naturally Healthy News. “Devastating conditions, like age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that can lead to blindness, are now being diagnosed in younger people because of countless modern lifestyle factors that can damage vision — including staring at a computer all…

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Supplements for Asthma

Supplements for Asthma

By medical nutritionist Dr Sarah Brewer, an expert in food, herbs and supplements Asthma is a long-term, inflammatory condition in which the lining of the lungs becomes overly sensitive to certain triggers. This causes airway spasm producing symptoms of cough, wheezing and shortness of breath. Dietary Approaches When you have an inflammatory condition such as asthma, your need for antioxidants is greatly increased, and it’s important to obtain your five-a-day fruit and vegetables as a minimum. The types of fat…

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Super CBD

Super CBD

Nature gives us the most amazing gifts, including plants from which all kinds of useful compounds are harnessed. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of them, explains Esther Mills-Roberts… Nature gives us the most amazing biochemical gifts and hemp is no exception. This helpful herb has been harnessed by civilisation for generations, playing a role in natural healing, cultural ceremony and fun. Of course, hemp is synonymous with cannabis, because this is the botanical name – and when most people hear the…

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Atlantic Aromatics – Massage Blend No. 29

Atlantic Aromatics – Massage Blend No. 29

‘Atlantic Aromatics massage oils are blended in small batches to ensure freshness, using the finest quality essential oils and cold pressed unrefined sweet almond oil.’ Atlantic Aromatics are one of the leading specialists in the supply of organic essential oils. As well as essential oils, carrier orals and floral waters, they have developed ranges of aromatic massage oils and pure essential oil blends, with their own unique formulations. I tried one of their Massage Blends, No.29. As soon as I…

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This Month’s Top Picks

This Month’s Top Picks

Advertisement Live Life Lighter Lepicol Lighter is a multi-award winning, scientifically developed, natural food supplement which could assist weight loss. The extra pounds aren’t always down to over consumption and lack of exercise.  Did you know that the bacteria in our guts could influence food cravings and how much weight we gain? Lepicol Lighter contains glucomannan, which in the context of an energy restricted diet contributes to weight loss, chromium to help maintain blood glucose levels and 7 strains of…

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Top Tips to Naturally Reduce Inflammation

Top Tips to Naturally Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation is a word often associated with sore, painful and swollen joints, which are usually red in colour and hot to touch, but inflammation can occur anywhere in the body. People are often under this misconception that inflammation is a bad thing, but it’s not necessarily so. Inflammation is a healing process, it’s your body’s attempt at self-protection. Inflammation occurs when your body is trying to kill any harmful stimuli, including irritants, pathogens and damaged cells, and is trying to…

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Why you need a Vitamin D Supplement

Why you need a Vitamin D Supplement

By medical nutritionist Dr Sarah Brewer, an expert in food, herbs and supplements Public Health England recommends that everyone over the age of one year should take a daily supplement providing 10mcg vitamin D during autumn and winter. This is the minimum needed to prevent deficiency disease based on its role in calcium and phosphorus absorption to maintain healthy bones. Recent headlines were misleading A recent review of vitamin D published in the journal Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology claimed that vitamin D…

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