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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Spotlight on Pure Essentials Daily Vitamin D3

  Vitamin D has been in the news a lot recently, thanks to TV shows such as ‘Trust Me, I’m a Doctor’ and news reports of its potential ability to stop the common cold and flu. The truth is that vitamin D is receiving a lot of hype for a […]


Omega-3 testing: should you do it?

  Optimal omega-3 status (meaning the amount of omega-3 that is actually in your cells) is linked with many different aspects of good health, from having a healthy immune system, heart and brain, improved mood, good sleep, energy and recovery from exercise, to reduced risk and severity of Alzheimer’s, heart […]


Research update: Ubiquinol effective for improving CFS symptoms

While researchers are still struggling to understand the mechanisms causing the wide ranging symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), it seems clear that impaired immune system function and/or some sort of mitochondrial dysfunction is involved.  Supporting mitochondrial function and reducing damaging free radicals that are produced by excess electrons via […]


Top uses for MCT oil 2

MCT (medium-chain triglyceride) oil contains the naturally occurring fatty acids caprylic acid (C8:0) and capric acid (C10:0), found in foods such as coconut and palm kernel.  Coconut oil is probably the best known natural source of MCTs.  Similarly to coconut oil, MCT oil offers a number of beneficial health properties. […]