Tag Archives: poor immunity

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,...

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....

The health benefits of Coconut oil

A saturated fat that is actually good for your health? Coconut oil protects against heart disease, boosts your metabolism, helping you become leaner, improves energy, supports healing and improves immune function...