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  • Physical Exercise and Immunity

    We already describe our immune system as the ‘intelligent deployment of defence agents in the body’ in earlier blogs. Therefore it makes sense for us to keep this protective system not only up to date…

    06 Aug 2020

    by Venetia Mitchell
  • Sleep and Immunity, Is there any link? (Part 2 of…

    In part 1 of our look at sleep and the immune system, we focused on sleep itself. In part 2, we examine the link between sleep and immune function. We’ve all heard that getting enough…

    28 May 2020

    by Nigel
  • Mental Health and Mindfulness

    18th to 24th May is Mental Health Awareness week and the theme this year is “kindness”. Being kind to oneself is often much harder than being kind to others. If we stop to listen to…

    17 May 2020

    by Mémé
  • Sleep – How important is it? (Part 1 of 2)

    In part 1 of our look at sleep and the immune system, we’ll focus on sleep itself. It is one of the most powerful things there is for supporting good health, and it’s free. In…

    15 May 2020

    by Nigel
  • What is the immune system and tips to support it

    At this time of the year, we often feel run down and seem to be more susceptible to colds or viral infections. By the end of winter, we become tired of the weather and cloudy…

    24 Apr 2020

    by Antje
  • Saturated fat – What’s the story?

    The debate about saturated fat and health has been ongoing for the last 70 years, so let’s take a look at some of the facts. The history of the low-fat diet The “fat-heart hypothesis” began…

    03 Apr 2020

    by Mémé
  • Mood and food. What is the gut-brain connection?

    When we have an intuitive thought we say “I’ve got a gut feeling that…. ”. When you look at the science behind that expression there are some really interesting facts about why our thoughts are…

    14 Feb 2020

    by Mémé
  • Menopause?

    Menopause sadly continues to be a taboo topic. My mother never discussed it, nor did any of my older friends, neither during nor after ‘The Change’. It is only recently, as I approach fifty, and…

    02 Feb 2020

    by Scotti McLaren
  • Post-Holiday Health

    Are you feeling bloated? Tired? Hungover? Christmas and New Year celebrations are a great opportunity to enjoy festive favourite foods and drinks. The problem is they may not be in line with the healthy habits…

    11 Jan 2020

    by Mémé
  • What Powers Your Life?

    Work, sports, hobbies, charities, family or friends? Whatever it is that powers your life, there’s also a biochemical factor that helps to fuel your life? Whether this is mental of physical fuel, it all starts…

    04 Dec 2019

    by Mémé
  • Is Broccoli Really a Superfood?

    Why Broccoli? Most people when they hear ‘eat your broccoli’ may think of it as being just one of the government’s recommended ‘5-a-day’ fruit and vegetables (1) and that they know it's important to eat…

    20 Mar 2019

    by Nigel
  • Empowering Your Health – Taking The First Step

    With the rise of many diseases such as diabetes, cancer and autoimmune diseases, healthcare has reached saturation point where hospitals and those in the medical field are no longer able to cope with the workload…

    17 Apr 2019

    by Mémé
  • Stress, Health Effects & The De-Stress Kit

    We’ve all heard how stress is bad for your health but some of us don’t even know we are stressed. How stressed you feel can be different to how much your body is able to…

    01 Apr 2019

    by Mémé
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