Nutrition blog

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Here you’ll find our collection of health and nutrition articles written by our in-house nutritionists with the occasional guest author. With useful tips and complex science explained in simple terms, we hope you’ll find inspiration to translate these ideas into your lifestyle.

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Are grains the enemy? 2

With the paleo diet recently taking headlines amongst the health conscious, grain-free diets have certainly become very popular. But why do some individuals consider grains to be so bad for us? We have been consuming these grains for thousands of years, so surely they are fine to eat? The truth about grains, however, is not […]

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Better butter than any old oils 6

Did you ever find yourself daydreaming about a nice bit of lard? Maybe you were overcome by a craving for animal fat, slowly melting in a pan? No? Well, understandably so. Large amounts of fat or oil are not considered a palatable food but more than anything else, you could literally watch your arteries clog […]


Transform how you feel with MindCare advanced brain nutrition 2

Too many people don’t obtain the full spectrum of important nutrients to safeguard their brain health. Whether we are struggling to concentrate at work, or feel overwhelmed with stress that results in low mood, nutrition can have a huge impact on the way our brain functions and how we feel. Protecting our delicate brain against […]

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10 reasons to quit sugar! 10

Sugar has now firmly replaced fat as the number one diet enemy; carbohydrates in particular are seen as the devil in disguise. Is this just another fad celebrity diet craze or is there some truth to extracting our sweet tooth? In all honesty, and according to recent, cutting edge research, giving up sugar is the […]

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Beat the afternoon energy lows naturally

It’s 3pm and the huge pile of work on your desk seems unachievable, just as your body has decided to go into sleep mode, with energy levels hitting rock bottom. Sound familiar? If you get the low energy slump after lunch, there is often an easy explanation for what your body is playing at, and […]


You are what you digest 4

A certain (Dr) Gillian McKeith published a book a while ago entitled “You are what you eat”. Following an even more popular TV show of the same name, the phrase gained immense popularity but as it turns out, ‘The Poo Lady’ (as she also came to be known) was not quite right. Obviously someone who […]

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The pitfalls of modern medicine: what you need to know 3

  Before diving head first into a very controversial topic, I shall wet my feet by pacifying all those staunch defenders of modern medicine: I am very grateful that my family and I do not have to succumb to infectious disease any more. I am also thankful that I do not have to die of […]

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A nutritious diet and lifestyle for flawless skin

  An indulgent Christmas period can leave the skin puffy and with a dull complexion for the New Year. Coupled with the drying cold weather, skin could certainly do with a boost of nourishment at this time of year. The typical ‘January detox’ and sudden hit of exercise can also, perhaps surprisingly, negatively affect skin […]


Top 12 tips for a happy, healthy Christmas

The New Year is often a good time to think about making positive changes in our lives, so why not focus on how incredible you’ll feel next month if you’ve taken a little extra care of yourself this Christmas. We’ve compiled our 12 top tips to help you enjoy Christmas AND set yourself up for […]

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Top 10 tips to beat colds fast 2

Too many late nights in a row and something going around at the office is not a great combination. If you start to get the sniffles, or perhaps your glands are starting to swell and you suddenly feel exhausted, it is likely that your body is trying very hard to fight off an infection. Whether […]


Glucosamine debate: Sulphate or Hydrochloride?

Glucosamine is the most popular supplement for joint support and it’s also well established to be an effective treatment for joint-related conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.  There is an ongoing debate, however, about which form of glucosamine works better and is more efficient – sulphate or hydrochloride. Nutritionist Dr Nina Bailey explains. The […]

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