Joints & bones

In this section of our blog we explore how age, nutritional status and lifestyle factors can all contribute to the rate of breakdown in our joints and bones and ways to help support our musculoskeletal system.

Vitamin D - New government guidelines

Vitamin D – New government guidelines

‘Vitamin D supplements advised for everyone', ran the BBC headline back in July, citing the government backed research now recommending ...
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Nutritional Support for Arthritis

Nutritional Support for Arthritis

There are currently around ten million people suffering from some form of arthritis in the UK – and if you ...
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Curcumin – An Ancient Remedy

Curcumin – An Ancient Remedy

Natural plant products have been used throughout the history of mankind for a variety of different purposes. Many of these ...
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New permitted claims

New approved claims for Zinc, Vitamin D, Calcium and Selenium

This week's article gives an overview of the latest permitted claims authorised by the European Commission and two claims that ...
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The Health Benefits of Vitamin D

Vitamin D – A Timely Reminder on its Importance

The clocks are changing and with not only daylight hours but sunshine in the UK in scant supply now is ...
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Why Is Water Important?

Why Is Water Important?

In a recent blog Naturopath and author Lesley Una Pierce gave us an informative and entertaining introduction on the topic ...
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Children’s Nutrition and School Meals

Children’s Nutrition and School Meals

Children require suitable levels of vitamins, minerals and natural nutrients for both mental and physical growth and development. Yet surveys ...
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The Importance of Magnesium

The Importance of Magnesium

Our article this week is on the often overlooked importance of the mineral magnesium. The health and nutrition writer Anette ...
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