News Focus - October 2022
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Tips for staying healthy this school year
For both learners and educators, returning to uniforms and textbooks can bring up a mixed bag of emotions. So, how can you embrace the start of a new term feeling your best? Click below to find out more.
An introduction to nootropics
Nootropics are a unique family of compounds that support different areas of cognitive function and brain health. They work by increasing mental function, including creativity, memory, and concentration. But how do they work and are they safe? We’ve got the answers here.
Study explores the power of PEA (Palmitoylethanolamide) in managing discomfort
We have been following the research on this fascinating nutrient (PEA – Palmitoylethanolamide) for several years, so we’re pleased to see more coverage of PEA on some of the leading online news sources. PEA may not be commonly known, yet! But we think it’s going to be headline nutrition news very soon. Click below to find out why.
What is temporomandibular disorder (TMD & TMJ)?
Your temporomandibular joints are located at the two points where your lower jaw connects with your skull. Often called the most frequently used joints in the body – so it’s no wonder so many of us experience problems at some point during our lives. From symptoms to treatments, this article has got TMD covered.
Calcium deficiency: Symptoms, causes and what to eat to get calcium in your diet
We’re familiar with calcium being a contributor to the health of our teeth and bones, but did you know it also has a role to play in muscle function? Insufficient calcium in the diet is responsible for a number of symptoms. Click below to find out how to incorporate more calcium into your meal-times.
Vitamin A supplements: Vital vitamin for vision
To maintain good eye health our diet needs to include adequate levels of vitamin A. This article gives a list of inexpensive foods to add to your shopping list and the consequences of vitamin A deficiency. Fancy trying something different? Try our Goji Berry Smoothie Recipe – Goji berries are a source of antioxidants, like zeaxanthin, which help to keep eyes healthy.
Autumn wellbeing: 5 easy ways to protect your mental health this season
Although it’s been a temperate month, there’s no escaping that the days are getting shorter and darker, which for many of us can impact our mental wellbeing. Many health professionals extol the benefits of taking vitamin D supplements during this time. For more helpful suggestions on how to survive and thrive over autumn click below.
Zinc supplement could lower your risk of catching flu by 68%
This feature focuses on the vaunted health benefits of zinc during the cold and flu season. The research behind the trials leading to this piece suggests zinc could shorten the duration of seasonal snuffles, and since it’s an inexpensive supplement, it’s worth considering as part of your winter-wellness toolkit.
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