This week is #NationalBBQWeek, which was set up more than two decades ago to help increase barbecue activity throughout the UK and to get people thinking about getting BBQ-ready in early summer. This is the 24th national BBQ week, but of course this year is different. We are all spending most of our time at
Mental Health Awareness Week insight This week is mental health awareness week and, with the difficulties we are all facing currently, we thought it was a great time to pull together some tips and ideas for supporting our mood and overall mental health. #mentalhealthawarenessweek We have 17 tips – for no particular reason than that
National Weaning Week insight #nationalweaningweek #weaningababy This week 4th-10th May is National Weaning Week, designed to support parents in weaning their babies onto solid foods. Whilst milk is the only food a baby needs in the first months of life, from six months the infant’s nutrition needs to start to broaden to support their development.
IBS Awareness Month 2020 April is IBS Awareness Month and we thought it was a good time to pull together a comprehensive article summarising some of the information around irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) to support those who might already have it or might be concerned that they have some of the symptoms. We have written
National Complementary Therapy Week insight #complementarytherapy #therapyweek Last week was National Complementary Therapy Week and we devoted our social media coverage to a different therapy each day, explaining a little about what each of them involves. Here is a short explanation of seven complementary therapies that might be of interest to you. Naturopathy A Naturopath
Top Sante writes about ProVen 50 Billion – ShapeLine This month’s edition of Top Sante magazine includes an article about our 50 Billion – ShapeLine headlined A SLIMMING PROBIOTIC?. The article talks about the benefits of friendly bacteria (probiotic) products extending beyond the digestive system and states the following: “The latest trend is for specialised
Nutrition and Hydration Week was launched in March 2012 and its primary aim is to educate people on the value of food and drink in maintaining health and wellbeing, particularly in the health and social care setting. #nutritionandhydrationweek To show our support, we put together seven days of tips focusing on nutrition and hydration for
There is so much conflicting ‘information’ and ‘advice’ doing the rounds about COVID-19 and the Coronavirus, it is difficult to know what to do and what not to do. We can all follow the measures being suggested to reduce our chances of being exposed to the virus and boost our immune system in order to
Good sleep is often said to be the most important element in supporting health and wellbeing – both physical and emotional. Good sleep is defined as being 7-8 hours of continuous, restorative sleep every night, seven days a week. Achieving this can be a challenge for some of us, as we can either struggle to
Two weeks ago today, we were on the radio, talking to people all over the country about our brand-new product, 50 Billion ShapeLine, and the research behind it. 13 radio stations interviewed our very own Dr Nigel Plummer and nutritional therapist, Fiona Lawson, to talk about weight loss, general health, and the research behind this
How you (and the microbiome) can help to support somebody with an eating disorder This week (2-8 March 2020) is Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW) in the UK – an international awareness event designed to fight the myths and misunderstandings around eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating disorder and EDNOS (eating disorder not otherwise specified).
It’s March next week, the end of another half-term and we are moving into Spring. Whilst the weather has been shocking recently, with one storm after another, the days are getting longer – and following the spring equinox on 21st March, we will move into even lighter evenings and more opportunities to get outside. Being
Today is World Thinking Day – a good day to talk about our brain, how it links to our gut and how both parts of the body affect the way we think. #worldthinkingday The gut is the biggest digestive, immune and hormonal organ in the human body and it contains its own nervous system, known
Today is National Love Your Pet Day, which focuses on pampering our pets and acknowledging the special place they hold in our lives. Whether you have a dog, cat, tortoise, gerbil, snake or fish, take time to appreciate the benefits they bring to your life today. #nationalloveyourpetday These benefits include: Being a companion and helping