Medicinal Mushrooms with Mushrooms4Life

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

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The afternoon slump

Everything is bubbling along nicely, your day is going to plan and your to-do list is getting shorter. Suddenly……BAM, you hit a wall and all you want to do is curl up and nap. The afternoon slump. Sometimes post-lunch, nearly always comes out of nowhere without any rhyme or reason. It is blamed on lunchtime

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Energise your April!

Energy or lack of it, is often the key health concern for customers that come into the shop asking for advice. BioCare state that energy is at the heart of everything we do, every activity and everything our body’s cells are doing for us in the background. It is a complex process and when not

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Functional mushrooms with Kate

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

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Love your Heart this February

This month we are focusing on heart health – with Valentine’s day falling in this month too this has its own heart connotations, a different angle to us as nutritionists! The British Heart Foundation will be reminding us all this month of the importance of looking after our hearts and diet plays a large part

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Supporting your energy levels

Feeling tired is really common and most people would like to have more energy! There are many reasons why people feel tired and it can range from lack of sleep or poor diet right through to more medical reasons such as hypothyroidism, anaemia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome to name but a few. The key is

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Vitamin D, the sunshine supplement

There are many ways to support your immune system over the winter months, good sleep, exercising and a good diet are key fundamentals.  As nutritional therapists we advocate eating a varied diet full of vegetables and fruits; ‘eating the rainbow’ as we call it to get as many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants in the diet

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What is Manuka Honey?

Manuka Honey has been used since ancient times for all manner of ailments and is said to have great health and antibacterial benefits. Many believe it to be effective for treating everything from a sore throat through to clearing blemishes on the skin. A specialised honey, it is antibacterial and bacterial resistant. This means that

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Our Team Choices for Winter Health

This is the time of year when most us of us would want to be supporting our immune system anyway, but obviously in the current climate it’s even more key and even more on people’s minds. So this month we thought you’d be interested to know what we’re all taking, here in the shop! Just

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The Benefits of Berberine

Have you found that during lockdown you have put on a few pounds, maybe doing less exercise, not able to keep to the same routine you had previously? Or for other reasons such as menopause when it can often get harder to shift weight? Then you might consider using Coyne Health’s Berberine. This has been

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