Tag Archives: fatigue

Vitamin D and Safe Sun

A recent survey showed that more than 50% of the UK’s adult population has insufficient vitamin D levels.  Very few foods contain vitamin D and those that do, such as oily fish, egg yolks, and fortified milk, don’t contain enough to provide optimal amounts on a daily basis.  Our major...

Spring at last…but is hayfever making you miserable?

Hayfever is an allergic reaction to normally harmless inhaled substances such as pollen from trees, flowers and grasses. As the body attempts to rid itself of the irritant, the immune system releases histamine and other immune stimulatory chemicals that cause inflammation. This results in symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose,...

Effective weight loss

For effective weight loss, the best way of shedding extra pounds is not to diet… they don’t work in the long term. This is because when you suddenly restrict the number of calories you eat your body will think there’s a famine and to survive this perceived famine will slow...

Love your liver

Many people's livers take such a bashing over the festive season, with large amounts of rich food, too much alcohol (often followed by a paracetamol or two) and not enough sleep - all of which take their toll of this over-worked organ....