This month’s features



VITAMIN D PLUS Upping your vitamin D score could help stave off dementia, according to a recent study published in the journal, Neurology, which found that a low blood level of vitamin D was associated with faster cognitive decline. Food sources include oily fish, fortified margarines and other products, egg yolks, cheese. Alternatively take a […]

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    Rhodiola Rosea – Herb of the month

    Native to the cold regions of the world including the arctic, central Asia, Russia, Siberia and Northern Europe, rhodiola rosea is the perfect herb to give us the stamina to get through a cold harsh winter! It is also known as golden root, Arctic root and Aaron’s rod. It has been used for centuries in […]

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    Top tips for raising happy, healthy kids!

    Nutritionist, Suzie Sawyer, shares her five top tips for boosting children’s winter wellbeing It’s that time of year again when all the family become more susceptible to bugs usually brought into our homes by our children or their friends, who tend to pick up whatever nasties are flying about in the school playground.   There are […]

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    SAD Alert

    Here’s what you can do to beat the winter blues The clocks went on October 25th and although this means we had an extra hour in bed it also heralded the start of shorter, darker days and, for those who battle with winter depression, the start of the SAD season. SAD or seasonal affective disorder […]

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    Refuel your energy tank

    Feeling lethargic as the days get shorter? Medical herbalist Gabriella Clarke looks at some natural remedies to help lift flagging spirits As the nights draw in and the weather gets colder, it is quite normal to feel a dip in our energy levels. For many of us, the reduction in natural sunlight and the cold […]

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