Omega-3 and a Better Brain

  Nutrients in the foods you eat can have a profound effect on mind, memory and mental function. Omega-3 is one of those nutrients important in both the young and the old (and in between). A group of healthy young … Continue reading »

Metabolic Balance® is scientifically proven

In 2010, a year-long scientific study on the efficacy of the Metabolic Balance® programme was published in the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, a leading medical journal. The results showed that people who are overweight in particular can effectively reduce … Continue reading »

Good Mood Food

According to scientists today is Blue Monday, allegedly the most depressing day of the year. Pseudoscience? Probably but feeling down and in a low mood can affect anyone, any day of the year. Whilst many factors can affect mood, food … Continue reading »

Why are we still avoiding our vegetables?

Veggie shy brits are not eating their 5-a-day, despite the campaign launching over 10 years ago. A survey of 2,222 adults by YouGov in December 2013 found that only 10% of those surveyed ate their 5 or more a day. Regionally, … Continue reading »

Are you getting enough vitamin D?

In a recent meta-analysis study, the highest form of medical evidence, it is suggested that higher levels of vitamin D can reduce mortality risk and proposes a blood level of between 75-87.5nmol/L is optimal. Now, you may not understand what … Continue reading »