Understanding Stress: Fight, Flight, or Freeze

Understanding Stress: Fight, Flight, or Freeze The fight or flight response is the body's natural response to stress. It's designed to give us an advantage or a boost when we're faced with danger. At least, that's what it's supposed to do. Today, the fight or flight response becomes active from actions that aren't immediately detrimental

By |2021-01-08T14:29:39+00:00January 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Social Media Could be a Contributing Factor to Depression

How Social Media Causes Depression In today’s world, people are more likely to be on social media than not. In the UK alone roughly 45% of people are on at least one social media platform — most are using several on a daily basis.  Despite how common social media is, there are few studies exploring

By |2020-12-04T16:35:17+00:00December 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stress, Anxiety, & Poor Immunity: How to Avoid Getting Sick

Stress, Anxiety, & Poor Immunity: How to Avoid Getting Sick Stress is one of the most common causes of low immunity.  One of the many roles of the body’s stress hormone, cortisol, is to inhibit the immune system.  The idea is that by turning off systems that are not immediately necessary for dealing with the

By |2020-10-20T10:51:30+01:00October 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Are the Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies? (And How to Fix Them)

What Are the Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies? (And How to Fix Them) The human body requires many different nutrients to thrive. Some nutrients can be manufactured in the body from other sources — others are considered essential because it must be obtained from the diet. Here, we’ll cover 6 of the most common nutritional deficiencies

By |2020-10-08T10:20:10+01:00October 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 5 Nutritional Supplements To Take This Fall

Top 5 Nutritional Supplements To Take This Fall The best supplements to use in the fall and winter are different from the best supplements in the summer.  Cold weather forces us to congregate indoors, places strain on the immune system, and alters our circadian rhythm and mood — all of which can be avoided through clever

By |2020-09-18T12:50:51+01:00September 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Self-Care Tips to Protect for Your Mental Health

Self-care for mental health is an underrated practice these days. The way you think and the emotions you feel play a critical role in your wellbeing, ability to work, and be productive and maintain healthy relationships.  But optimal mental health takes work. It’s something we have to put some effort into each day.  Here, we’ll

By |2020-08-26T15:59:13+01:00August 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Product Focus — Inositol, Folate & Chromium

Inositol is a popular health supplement for supporting stress and anxiety, regulating hormone function, and improving fertility.  Folate (or folic acid) is another helpful nutrient used to drive cellular replication and the production of DNA.  Chromium is a trace mineral used to regulate blood sugar levels by supporting insulin.  When combined together, all three of

By |2020-08-07T15:39:27+01:00August 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep — And How to Fix Them

Are you experiencing problems with your sleep?  You’re not alone.  Millions of people around the world experience recurring insomnia or disordered sleeping patterns.  Just a few hours of sleep deprivation each night can lead to problems staying focused and makes it harder to take in new information.  Over time, sleep deprivation can lead to much

By |2020-07-23T11:26:58+01:00July 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 5 Popular Supplements for Joint Pain

Joint pain is extremely common — affecting more than 10 million people in the UK alone. And that’s just the people who have been diagnosed. There are millions more experiencing mild to moderate degrees of pain in the joints who have not sought medical help.  One of the main problems with joint pain is that

By |2020-06-29T15:42:21+01:00June 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Product Focus: Vitamin D3 & K2

Roughly 1 in 4 people living in the UK have low vitamin D levels throughout the year — this figure surges up to 40% in the winter months when UV exposure is at its lowest [1]. These figures are shared throughout Europe, with Northern countries experiencing the highest rates of vitamin D deficiency of all.

By |2020-05-21T11:23:23+01:00May 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments