It is estimated that one in six UK couples experience difficulty in conceiving, with poor diet, stress, maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle issues such as smoking and drinking considered major contributory factors. Continue reading
As most of us enjoy the unusually hot weather in the UK it is a good time to reflect on how certain vitamin and mineral levels in our body can be adversely affected by heat. A lot of us take the opportunity of such good weather to walk, cycle and play sports. And it’s interesting that studies into the potential loss of certain vitamins and minerals in hot weather are often focused on those undergoing rigorous physical exercise such as sportsman (particularly distance cyclists and runners) and military personnel. Continue reading
A regular excess of wind (‘flatulence’) and bloating of the tummy can be uncomfortable, embarrassing and ultimately stressful. The stress of course does not help as it may exacerbate discomfort in the gut and cause constipation. Continue reading
Many of you may be aware of the news that has hit the mainstream media that relates to research from the USA raising health concerns for men by linking Omega 3 to prostate cancer (link to story as reported by Telegraph below).
Naturally the news came as a great surprise and concern to us here at Cytoplan. Like most food supplement companies in the UK we have a range of Fish Oil and Krill Oil products which contain good levels of Omega 3, the essential fatty acid. Continue reading
Last updated on 5th March 2020 by cytoffice
Vegetarians & Vegans typically eat a wonderfully healthy diet. However their regime on occasion may lead to nutritional deficiencies, a common example being a restriction on what foods they eat can lead to insufficient intake of certain vitamins or minerals. Continue reading
For us in the UK the main holiday season is approaching. And whether you are planning a family break in England in August or a month long trip in Asia in December holiday breaks can be fraught with health perils such as upsets tummy and diarrhoea or catching a flu bug on the flight abroad. Continue reading