According to the old saying, ‘you are what you eat’; but it’s your gut that turns healthy food into fuel. With the right balance of microorganisms, a healthy gut will help you to maintain a healthy body – but what is the best way to achieve this?Continue reading
At the beginning of February, we decided to make this our ‘heart month’ – and not just because of Valentine’s Day.
Did you know that your heart beats around 100,000 times every 24 hours? It’s important to consider how to keep this hard-working muscle healthy.Continue reading
Last week, we were excited to be featured in a news story that highlighted some benefits of omega-3 and described Krill Oil by FutureYou as the most concentrated krill oil supplement available.
The story was used by the press after new research was published from the University of Amsterdam and University of Leiden. The findings reinforced the importance of having high levels of omega-3 in our blood. Omega-3 fatty acids are present in oily fish, and it is known that regularly getting enough through your diet is important for long-term health.Continue reading
Streaming nose, achy joints, a hacking cough – we think colds are the worst part of winter. But for some of us, a winter illness isn’t just unpleasant and irritating. It can be life-threatening.
The over-65s, pregnant women and those with underlying health or immune system illnesses are vulnerable to flu, and serious complications such as pneumonia. So it’s good to hear that the winter flu outbreak is about to diminish.
But it will be a while before warm weather drives away the winter bugs for good. So why not take one simple step to protect yourself?Continue reading
Christmas is over, and it’s a shock to the system. But that doesn’t mean you have to fall victim to the January blues!
The indulgent meals, gift-giving, and get-togethers with family have been left behind, but that’s a good thing. After the social whirl of the festive season, January isn’t a time to feel down – it’s an opportunity to simplify, and get back to the fundamentals of life.
If December is all about others, this can be the month to start focusing on you.Continue reading
When your passions in life revolve around being active, looking after yourself becomes vitally important, especially as we get older. This is how dressage and fitness enthusiast Anne Evans came to discover the power of turmeric. Anne, aged 57 from Cirencester, has been riding horses for 20 years as well as having a keen interest in gardening. Despite Anne leading an active lifestyle, she began to find her joints were not quite what they used to be.Continue reading
October 12th marks World Arthritis Day. The day aims to raise awareness of the importance of early diagnosis and timely access to treatment. Early diagnosis is key to preventing further damage, but rheumatoid and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) often receive delayed diagnosis.
According to the NHS Choices, there are several ways you can minimise the impact and discomfort that arthritis causes.Continue reading
This week is National Eye Health Week. According to Vision Matters, the organisers of Eye Health Week, half of the 2 million cases of people suffering with sight loss in the UK, are avoidable.
A sight test can detect early signs of conditions like glaucoma, which can be treated if found soon enough. During a sight test, other health conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure may be detected.
Key to maintaining healthy vision, are regular eye tests and a healthy diet. Yet, awareness of the link between diet and good eye health is low – a recent survey found 60% of people living in the UK had no idea that what they eat can affect the health of their eyes.
Here is our run down of top foods to eat to maintain healthy vision.Continue reading
Triathlete Jane Paterson-Todd is heading to the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Rotterdam with her own spicy tonic for success, turmeric!
Jane, from Newmarket has qualified for the end of season spectacular, which will feature leading athletes such as Jonny Brownlee, of the gold medal winning Brownlee brothers.Continue reading