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This Month’s Top Picks

This Month’s Top Picks

Advertisement Back to School The approach of a new school year may cause worry and stress for little ones. Stress can upset the delicate balance of a child’s gut microflora, depleting their immune system and cause symptoms such as stomach upsets. Multi-strain live bacteria supplement Bio-Kult Infantis contains 7 strains of live bacteria, omega 3 and vitamin D3 which contributes to the normal function of the immune system. Bio-Kult Infantis does not contain artificial colours, flavours or preservatives and does…

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This Month’s Top Picks

This Month’s Top Picks

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This Month’s Top Picks

This Month’s Top Picks

Advertisement A triple action formulation Bio-Kult Pro-Cyan is an advanced triple action formulation containing cranberry extract and two specifically selected strains of live bacteria, which are proven to survive the acidity of the stomach. Bio-Kult Pro-Cyan also contains vitamin A, which contributes to the normal function of the immune system and the maintenance of mucous membranes which can be found lining the gut and the urinary tract. Bio-Kult Pro-Cyan does not need to be refrigerated and is suitable for vegetarians….

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This Month’s Top Picks

This Month’s Top Picks

Advertisement What’s your gut feeling? The bacteria naturally found in our bodies play an essential role as our first line of defence, supporting normal digestive function. Bio-Kult is a scientifically developed, advanced multi-strain formulation containing 14 live bacterial cultures which are proven to survive the high acidity of the stomach, and complement the existing gut flora naturally present in a healthy person’s digestive system. Bio-Kult does not need to be refrigerated and can be taken when pregnant, by babies and…

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Sponsored – Choose with confidence

Sponsored – Choose with confidence

Many people look for natural and safe ways to manage health conditions and to stay fit and healthy during the summer months. If you’re looking for support with nutrition, want to lose weight, need support with a sports injury or would just like to unwind with a relaxing aromatherapy massage or reflexology session then make sure you choose a properly trained, qualified and insured practitioner. CNHC is the voluntary regulator that was set up with government support to provide a…

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Air pollution linked to cognitive decline

Air pollution linked to cognitive decline

There has been an ongoing debate within scientific cycles as to what is it about air pollution that damages the brain leading to cognitive decline. It is that air pollution damages the brain from limiting the amount of oxygen breathed in by the lungs or does air pollution itself damage the brain directly? A new study by German and Swiss scientists has suggested that it is latter namely poor quality air directly impairs the brain and is a potential cause…

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Children with asthma highly likely to have peanut allergy but don’t know it…

Children with asthma highly likely to have peanut allergy but don’t know it…

A new US study has reported interesting findings about the potential association between childhood asthma and peanut allergies. The researchers based in Ohio, examined the medical records of 1,517 children admitted to a children’s hospital with asthma attacks. They found that 11 per cent had a documented peanut allergy and 44 per cent underwent testing for peanut antibodies with a fifth of those children testing positive for a peanut sensitivity. The team concluded that for uncontrolled asthma in children particularly…

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Long term depression doubles stroke risk

Long term depression doubles stroke risk

New research conducted at Harvard University in America has suggested there is a strong link between long term depression and an increased risk of stroke. With the higher risk unfortunately remaining even when the depression is successfully resolved. The team analysed data from over 16,000 people aged over 50 who were asked about depressive symptoms, stroke risk factors and incidence of stroke during health interviews every two years over 12 years. They found that depressed individuals at the first interview…

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Overweight mums change their baby’s immune system

Overweight mums change their baby’s immune system

Researchers at the University of California have found worrying evidence that a baby’s long-term health can be severely affected by having an overweight mum. The team looked at blood samples taken from umbilical cords of both normal and overweight mums and found that the weight of the mum directly impacts the immune system of the baby and unfortunately puts them at risk of chronic conditions such as heart disease and asthma in later life. The study is the first in…

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