What Foods Help To Improve Gut Health?

We know that large quantities of processed foods can be bad for our waistlines, but few people realise the impact they can have on the diversity of bacteria in our gut. Studies have shown that just ten days of eating highly processed foods can cut gut microbiome diversity by 40%. 

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Research Shows 1 in 2 Don't Benefit From Statin Use, So What is the Alternative?

Recent research, however, has revealed around half of the patients who are prescribed statins do not see their cholesterol drop to desired levels within two years. The study, published in journal Heart, found 51% of people had a “sub-optimal” response after 24 months on the drugs.

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Spice Up Your Day - The Importance of Turmeric & Ginger

Looking for a healthy breakfast on the go? Put a spring in your step with a hum-zinger start to the morning by choosing GoFigure's turmeric and ginger muesli pot for weight management. This is a breakfast packed with flavour, high in fibre and contains the patented ingredient SlimBiome®.

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World Health Day: Top Tips on Taking a Proactive Approach To Health

World Health Day is here again, serving as a chance to both promote the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) vital work and to reflect on our own efforts towards health and wellness. Each year the theme of World Health Day differs, encompassing all aspects of health from beating diabetes to ensuring food safety. This year the theme is universal health coverage for all, reflecting the WHO’s primary goal of ensuring that everyone can obtain the care that they need, when and where they need it. 

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Leaf, Laugh, Love - The Health Benefits Of Matcha Tea

SINCE the 12th century, matcha tea has been revered for its health benefits. Unlike other brews, the stone-ground powdered tea comes from the whole leaf of the plant, delivering a concentrated burst of antioxidants. It was introduced by Japanese Buddhist priest Eisai who wrote: "Tea is the ultimate mental and medical remedy and has the ability to make one's life more full and complete."

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4 Tips For Transforming Cardiovascular Health

It’s evident that keeping a healthy heart on Valentine’s Day is by no means an easy task. In regard to this lifestyle transition, here are four tips for transforming cardiovascular health this February. 

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New Year: New Ways To Manage Heart Health

We’ve welcomed in the new year with what seemed like a slow and steady January, but research surrounding the natural ways we can manage our heart health isn’t slowing down.

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Happy New Year - Now Which Diet Shall I Choose?

The Christmas period often means many of us over indulge reciting ‘go on its Christmas’ as our excuse. Apparently, on average, we consume around 7,000 calories on Christmas Day alone which is enough fuel for 1.7 days of hiking through the Himalayas[i].

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A New Year - A New You

With Christmas having come and gone and 2019 fast approaching, it won’t be long before the nation’s fitness gear emerges from the back of the closet.

In the New Year, fitness is king as hordes of people attempt to burn off their festive trimmings and wrestle their body’s microbiome into shape.

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Tis The Season To Be Healthy

Goodbye stress, goodbye work, goodbye early mornings, why hello Christmas! With the nation’s favourite festive season just around the corner, everyone’s entered hibernation. Hot water bottles no longer collect dust, blankets tightly hug the beds and mugs of cocoa sit in-between clasped palms. Winter. It’s a lifestyle transition for us all and one we must not underestimate. 

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