Apple Cider Vinegar has traditionally been used for years and is reported to have many health benefits. Here Alison delves a little way into why people use ACV and the benefits that have been reported. Which apple cider vinegar should I use? When buying ACV choose one that is raw, unfiltered and contains the ‘mother’.
Mushrooms have become an increasingly popular lifestyle supplement over the last few years, but with an increasing amount of products on the market, it’s important to know what makes mushroom supplements good. You will see next time you visit us in store a range of medicinal mushrooms from Mushrooms4Life. Here is a little more about
Mushrooms are known to be power houses for the immune system. There are various types of mushrooms, and each have specific benefits they can provide. Here is a little information on the mushroom ‘life cycle’ and the general nutrition of the different types. There are two parts to a mushroom. The Fruit Body appears above
The festive season brings a wonderful array of food and drink to enjoy but it’s a time of year when it’s easy to overindulge! All the overeating, especially of rich food, and drinking more alcohol puts a strain on the digestive system and people commonly suffer heartburn, indigestion (including bloating, gas or nausea), constipation or
We all need good digestion so that we can take all the nutrients from the food we eat and absorb them and use them. When this isn’t working properly we can end up with a number of symptoms from heartburn to IBS symptoms , such as bloating, wind, constipation and even food intolerances, but it
We talk a lot about the goodness of greens and the importance of loading up mealtime plates with dark leafy veggies. These powerhouses of nutrition provide fibre and vitamins in their purest form, but what makes these emerald gems so good for us and what gives our favourite veggies their rich green colour? Here we
Bloating around the tummy can be uncomfortable, and – as with all digestive issues – make you feel sluggish and self-conscious. As one of our top discussion topics in store, we know how common digestive health problems are, and these tips from Pukka can make a big difference to easing bloating and discomfort. If you
Gluten free, a term that is now appearing in more places than ever – thankfully so, for those of us that avoid gluten! Here, I have compiled some information for you from our team, and some key top tips from registered Nutritional Therapist Alison to help guide you. Gluten contains a protein called gliadin, which