SB 250 Saccharomyces boulardii by Spectrumceuticals – Avoiding Digestive Discomfort

Posted by Diana Boot, Pharmacist & Nutritionist on 25th Feb 2017

Digestive Issues Associated with Travel: Preventative Measures you can takeFar too often we encounter the perils of poor digestion or are struck with ill digestive health during, or post travel. Commonly referred to as traveller’s diarrhoea, changes in bowel motions and their frequency can be very f … read more

Think you’re only human…think again

Posted by Diana Boot, Pharmacist & Nutritionist on 31st Aug 2016

Single-celled bacteria living in and on our bodies outnumber human cells by anything upwards of 5-1. Latest estimates put our bodies at 37 trillion human cells and our microbiomes — as our ‘bugs’ are collectively called — at 100 trillion. That’s right, our skin, guts, mouths and noses, along with ev … read more

Unscrambling the egg and cholesterol connection

Posted by Diana Boot, Pharmacist & Nutritionist on 4th May 2016

Eggs are, in some ways, the perfect food – they are a power house of nutrition. In addition to their antioxidants, eggs supply a tremendous amount of protein and nutrients including vitamin D, essential fats, B vitamins, choline, lutein, zeaxanthin – all great for eyes, brain and bones. And, all in … read more

Is sitting for too long bad for your health?

Posted by Diana Boot, Pharmacist & Nutritionist on 19th Apr 2016

We’ve heard it so many times before right….get up, move, exercise, sitting is bad for you…Well a new global study has shown that sitting for too long really IS bad for your health.The new study involved data gathered on more than 1.1 billion adults across more than 54 countries including American, E … read more

Varicose veins

Posted by Diana Boot, Pharmacist & Nutritionist on 23rd Mar 2016

Varisose veins – may occur in almost any part of the body, but they are most common in the lower limbs and they can be caused by anything that restricts circulation: pregnancyobesitysmokingsitting or standing for lengths of timecrossing the legs at the knees for prolonged periodsOther contributing … read more