The sunshine vitamin

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements Leave a Comment

Vitamin D deficiency is epidemic around the world. This fact is startling on many levels. Sunlight after all is free (if a little sparse around these parts) and vitamin D is one of the cheapest supplements around. Vitamin D is probably the most vital vitamin for your health Every year, new research comes out finding  yet another amazing property about …

Salt: friend or foe?

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Do you avoid adding any salt to your food because it’s bad for you? I did this for years but it turns out I wasn’t doing myself any favours. Salt is actually a vital part of our diet and it’s important that we include the right kind of salt in the right amounts. Find out all that you need to …

A New Take on Bone health

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Osteoporosis is a real risk for most women and can have profound and debilitating effects. We’ve always been told to take calcium supplements as a preventative measure but it turns out it’s not quite as simple as that. In fact just taking calcium on it’s own can have an adverse effect. It would seem that it’s more beneficial to take …