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We want to help you attain great health through sensible, research-backed lifestyle interventions. In this section you’ll find diet advice, news about emerging disease-prevention studies, product reviews, topical content and lots more.

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9 Simple Ways to Improve Life with Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic condition that often necessitates major life changes in order to manage it successfully. However, that doesn’t... Read More

How to Use Black Seed Oil for Acne, Hair Loss, Herpes & More

For many, black seed oil remains an untapped natural resource, a highly pure, antioxidant-rich remedy. For others, it is an... Read More

How to Increase AMPK Naturally & Other Benefits of Berberine

Berberine has anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetic powers. It may also reduce high cholesterol and protect against heart disease. Berberine is a... Read More

How to Get Vitamin D Levels Up Fast: 5 Speedy Solutions

As a supplier of dietary supplements including vitamin D, we are often asked by customers how best to quickly elevate... Read More

Fish Oil for Autism: Could EPA, DHA Benefit Autism & ADHD?

When it comes to autism, there is still no clear clarification as to whether fish oil is beneficial for treating... Read More

Multivitamins and Minerals: Key Benefits for All Age Groups

In order for your body to operate properly, it needs food – and the assortment of vitamins and minerals contained... Read More

Fish Oil: Liquid Gold for the Heart, Brain & Inflammation

Fish oil has long been one of the world’s most popular health supplements – and for good reason. Typically associated... Read More

3 Key Factors You Must Consider When Trying to Improve Gut Health

It is no longer controversial to state that our gut bacteria – at least to a large extent – determine... Read More

Alpha Lipoic Acid Benefits for Skin, Diabetes, Heart Health & Vision

Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) is a potent antioxidant compound that we can get from meat and plant foods like leafy... Read More

Best Form of Magnesium for Sleep, Arthritis, Cramps & Anxiety

Ask health experts which supplements they recommend and magnesium will come up time and time again. Is it any surprise... Read More

The Salt Fix: A Summary of the Book That Busted the Low-Salt Myth

Dr James DiNicolantonio’s bestselling book The Salt Fix rigorously and successfully challenges the low-salt myth which has been a staple... Read More

9 Proven Turmeric Benefits for Skin, Arthritis, Diabetes & More

Used as a spice for thousands of years, turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a member of the ginger family. It grows... Read More

Tap Water in the UK: What's in Your Water?

We have criticised British tap water more than once in the past. While some may think we were unduly harsh... Read More

Magnesium Oil for Arthritis: Can It Soothe Joint Pain, Rheumatism?

Magnesium is a highly important mineral involved in well over 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Although increasingly appreciated for... Read More

Fulvic Acid: Why Is It So Important to Your Health and Wellbeing?

If you want to re-energise, boost immunity, improve gut health, protect against Alzheimer's, detoxify, lower inflammation, reduce joint and nerve... Read More

The Most Nutritionally Complete Powdered Food Supplement 2018

bIn the modern world, everyone craves convenience. From super-fast fibre optic broadband to apps that streamline our daily and weekly... Read More

How Lifelong Exercise Routines Impact Performance Later On

There are many reasons why millions of people of all ages engage in a regular workout program. Some do it... Read More

What to Do When Your Child Refuses to Eat Fruit and Vegetables

Getting kids to eat fruit and vegetables isn’t easy, and it’s not hard to see why. After all, how can... Read More

Coenzyme Q10 200mg: A Perfect Dose for the Heart, Longevity?

Coenzyme Q10 is undoubtedly one of the most popular natural compounds recommended for cardiovascular health. Although suggested daily dosages for... Read More

Probiotics Branded ‘Useless’: But What’s the Truth?

In a widely-shared news story published on 6 September, a group of Israeli scientists found no long-term benefit to probiotic... Read More

Sports Nutrition for Athletes: Top Foods to Fuel Performance

Food is fuel. What we put into our bodies necessarily impacts our physical performance: how fast we can run, how... Read More

Top Tips for Restorative Sleep (Plus Infographic!)

Sleep is an integral part of our wellbeing. Without enough rest, we will not only become sluggish and moody; we’ll... Read More

Free, Super Simple and Science-Backed Ways to Better Sleep

Millions of people around the world spend a fortune each year on sleeping pills, bed accessories and gadgets with the... Read More

10 Practical Lifestyle Tips for a Healthier, Happier You

There is no secret pill or magic trick: getting healthy requires a joined-up approach. We’ve put together this in-depth article... Read More

The Best Foods to Eat to Prevent Bowel Cancer

It is an established fact: the food we eat can have a major influence on the development or progression of... Read More

What's the Strongest Probiotic on the Market?

Questions abound about probiotics: which source is best? Which species provide the most benefit? Are synbiotics more important? How much... Read More

Are Vitamin D Supplement Side Effects Grossly Overstated?

At Water for Health, we’re big advocates of vitamin D supplementation. We’re also the first to tell you that, if... Read More

Shower Head Filter Benefits for Hair, Skin, Lungs, Liver and More

Although tap water filters have become ubiquitous due to the growing awareness of contaminants in our supply – everything from... Read More

The Importance of Health Monitoring and Regular Health Checks

If you want to be healthy it’s highly important to self-monitor. This applies even to those who feel and believe... Read More

How to Relieve Constipation Quickly and Naturally

No-one is in a hurry to talk about constipation – except us if this blog is anything to go by... Read More

5 Incredible Green Tea Benefits for Healthier Teeth

Our food and lifestyle are important factors that directly affect our dental health. Few would contest that increasing consumption of... Read More

Vitamin D for Babies and Children: Why It’s Essential

Several recent news stories have put vitamin D in the spotlight, asking whether children and infants should receive supplements to... Read More

4 Simple Lifestyle Changes for a Healthier You

Every day, we’re bombarded with mixed messages regarding our health and wellbeing, with several different remedies and exercise routines promising... Read More

5 Key Benefits of Using a Filter Water Bottle

More and more of us are ditching tap water and using filter bottles to achieve improved levels of hydration. For... Read More

Coenzyme Q10 and Statins: Answers to Common Questions

Heart disease remains one of the world’s biggest killers, and with cholesterol management often deemed a major weapon against the... Read More

How to Restore Gut Health by Nourishing Your Microbiome

Gut health isn’t just about taking probiotics. It’s about creating the right environment for your microbiota to thrive. Did you... Read More

What is Glutathione and What Does It Do?

If you’re stressed, suffering from chronic illness, or are over 45, supplementing with glutathione could increase immunity and help you... Read More

Top 5 Vitamins to Boost the Immune System

When our immune systems let us down, we often reach for the vitamins we should have been taking in the... Read More

Low Vitamin D and Weight Gain: What’s the Link?

A great many factors influence body weight, most of them well known to us: but could a specific nutritional deficiency... Read More

Fulvic Acid UK: The Underappreciated Health Benefits

News that the market for fulvic acid is growing rapidly is no surprise. Like many others in the natural health field... Read More

What is the No. 1 Thing You Can Do to Improve Your Health?

What is the No1 thing YOU can do to improve YOUR health, boost YOUR immunity and enhance YOUR energy levels... Read More

Diabetic Diet Sheet: What to Eat to Control Blood Sugar

Diabetes is often called a modern disease, and at least in respect of type 2 diabetes, the term has some... Read More

What is Vitamin B? A Comprehensive Guide

We are accustomed to hearing about the vitamins and minerals we need to avoid nutritional deficiencies and maintain good health... Read More

9 Reasons to Install a Tap Water Filter, Including for Microplastics

Many of us associate water contamination with the Third World. However, unless you’re using a high-quality tap water filter you’re... Read More

The Function of Minerals and the Best Dietary Sources

Only by eating a broad range of vitamin- and mineral-rich foods – and minimising our intake of artificial sugars and... Read More

Sublingual Vitamins: Everything You Need to Know

There are myriad ways of getting vitamins into your system, but a novel approach is turning heads in the natural... Read More

Prebiotic Supplements: What Are They and Who Needs Them?

‘Probiotic’ has been the buzzword in natural health circles for the past few years, but as interest in gut health... Read More

EPA Fish Oil: The Standalone Benefits of High EPA Omega-3

Most of us understand or at least appreciate that omega-3s can confer benefits on our health. But did you know... Read More

Plant-Based Protein Foods: A Guide for Vegetarians

Posed to a vegetarian, there are few questions more maddening than “Where do you get your protein?” Invariably the person... Read More

Progurt Reviews: Hot Takes on the World’s Strongest Probiotic

Since we introduced Progurt to the UK market last year, we have had great feedback from our clients – many of... Read More

Lifestyle Medicine in the UK: Going Mainstream?

The release of Dr. Rangan Chatterjee’s book The 4 Pillar Plan, which itself comes on the heels of his massively... Read More

Nascent Iodine: Do UK Citizens Need to Supplement?

We have often written about vitamins, minerals and nutrients which are lacking in the traditional British diet. Iodine is another important... Read More

Can You Take Vitamin D and Magnesium Together?

In recent weeks, the interaction between vitamin D and magnesium has been highlighted, leading many to wonder whether they should... Read More

Nutrition for the Heart: Best Vitamins and Minerals for Heart and Circulation

Most people have a good idea of the best nutrition for health: that is to say, the best foods to... Read More

Apple Cider Vinegar for Skin, Hair and Weight Loss

Apple cider vinegar has in recent years been suggested as a virtual panacea for mankind’s ills. With a long history... Read More

The Health Benefits of Having a Dry Month

Dry January (or #DryJanuary if you prefer) has become increasingly popular in recent years, and it’s not difficult to see... Read More

Alleviating the Aches of Mind and Body with Movement

As I sit here writing at the end of a long day, I am literally aching to move. For the past... Read More

Overcoming Stress and Anxiety Naturally: Naomi’s Story

I can only tell my story in hindsight, now that I understand and accept the way that I felt. We... Read More

Cod Liver Oil Capsules vs Fish Oil Softgels: Which is Healthier?

Anyone who takes a daily cod liver oil capsule or fish oil supplement quite clearly cares about their health. The... Read More

7 Achievable Health Goals for 2018

At this time of year – with the Christmas crockery sided away and guilt setting in after an indulgent festive... Read More

Vitamin K Deficiency: A Risk Factor for Heart Disease?

The role of vitamin K in heart health has been highlighted time and again over the years. Although perhaps more... Read More

Vitamin D Deficiency: Fatigue, Flu & Other Symptoms

Winter is a good time to talk about vitamin D. In fact, it’s been precisely one year since we wrote... Read More

Probiotics for Blood Pressure: A Novel Solution?

As we begin to appreciate the synergy between gut health and overall wellness, and the role of probiotics in building... Read More

Restore Digestive Health with Food and Supplements

Digestion – a facet of health we think little about if all is well, but which has the potential to... Read More

Water Filters for Plastics: Necessary or Not?

We have often written about the health benefits of drinking clean water, and the necessity of using a good-quality filter... Read More

7 Proven Natural Remedies for Helicobacter Pylori

The typical doctor-ordered protocol for Helicobacter pylori eradication is antibiotics twinned with proton-pump inhibitors – PPIs. However, given we’re on... Read More

The Health Benefits of Streptococcus Thermophilus

A great many species of bacteria make up the human microbiome, but the same dozen or so strains come up... Read More

Red Marine Algae for HPV and Other Viruses

Homeopathic remedies for health complaints large and small are easy to find these days, although the same old sceptics continue... Read More

Antibiotics Are Not the Answer: Thoughts on the Coming 'Apocalypse'

The wholly unnecessary overuse of antibiotics is not just wiping out our healthy resident gut bacteria, but it’s leading to... Read More

Junk Food Advertising Drives Obesity Figures

Let’s start by saying that the blame for the obesity epidemic cannot be laid at a single door: to make... Read More

What’s the Healthiest Water You Can Drink?

That we should drink water throughout the day is a given, but with so many options, it can be difficult... Read More

Mindfulness: Our Own Medication for the Monkey Mind

It was only a year ago I realised I’d spent most of my life in a stupor. When you look... Read More

Probiotics During Pregnancy: The Benefits to Mother and Child

Nothing is more magical than a child being born. But something equally spectacular and significant happens in the time before a... Read More

Are We Living Through a Sleep-Loss Epidemic?

Sleep, as we all know, is critically important to good health – as essential to our mental and spiritual wellbeing... Read More

Good Fats, Bad Fats: Knowing the Difference

A new global study has correlated high consumption of dietary fats with a reduced risk of death and stroke. In... Read More

Turning Things Around: From Addiction to Peak Health

This is a story about going from the depths of drug and alcohol addiction to peak performance and optimal health... Read More

The Top 5 Healthiest Teas

If you’re looking to overcome your coffee addiction, or just receive a health boost from indulging in a new hot... Read More

It’s Love Your Gut Week 2018: Time to Heal Your Microbiome?

Though we should all make a year-round effort to nurture the good bacteria in our gut, this week is Love... Read More

4 Essential Nutrients for Better Overall Health

We all know the key nutrients around which a healthy diet should be built. They are, of course, carbohydrates, protein and... Read More

5 Reasons Not to Eat Late at Night

How many of you count dinner as your final meal of the day? If it is but a prelude to... Read More

The Key Health Benefits of S-Acetyl Glutathione

It’s been dubbed a master antioxidant, a bastion of defence against chronic illness and a major natural detoxifier. Some people... Read More

What to Make of Stalling Life Expectancy Stats

In this week’s newsletter, we bemoaned the fact that life expectancy rises are grinding to a halt in England. The... Read More

Magnesium Deficiency and Insomnia: Is There a Link?

Insomnia plagues as many as one in three people in the UK, but is something so small but vital as a... Read More

Vitamin D2 vs D3: Which One’s Superior?

While there are dissenting voices on most topics in the field of natural health, you will struggle to find anyone... Read More

The Most Beneficial Bacteria: Which Microflora is Best?

If you have your ear to the ground, you’ll have heard much about gut health in recent months. You’ll have... Read More

Should You Remove Fluoride From Your Water Supply?

The fluoridation of our water supply is about as contentious an issue as you can conceive. Although half a century... Read More

Can Ayurveda Help with Lyme Disease?

Bacteria is all around us. Every day we come into contact with both friendly and unfriendly strains – in the... Read More

Immune System Boosters: How to Nurture Better Immunity

The immune system is, and probably always will be, a hot health topic. This should come as no surprise: it... Read More

How to Banish Bloating for Good

We’ve blogged a fair bit about gut health recently – it’s the topic on everyone’s lips in the health community... Read More

Spagyric Medicine: When Greens, Tinctures and Alchemy Combine

The name Erbenobili might not mean much to you, but the Italian company is one of the key players in... Read More

Just 1-in-5 Eat Five Portions of Fruit & Veg a Day

We heard in February that 10 is the magic number when it comes to fruit and vegetables. After a wide-ranging... Read More

Gluten-Free Diets and Gut Health: What’s It All About?

The burgeoning popularity of gluten-free diets – as advocated by many dieticians, nutritionists, food writers, sportspeople and celebrities to name a... Read More

Should Children Take Fish Oil?

When you think of health supplements for children, your mind probably turns to vitamins and minerals. This is understandable, since... Read More

Why Reverse Osmosis Water is Pure Dead Water

If the Strathspey water dispute illustrates anything, it’s that water filters very much have their place. Those new to the industry... Read More

Strathspey Water Dispute: Residents Demand Clean Water

The Strathspey water dispute looks set to rumble on, after hundreds of residents called for a full-scale review into the safety... Read More

Are Antioxidant Foods and Supplements Worth the Fuss?

Even though they are backed by research, antioxidants are one of those questionable things that everyone secretly suspects may be... Read More

Sunscreen of 15 SPF or More Reduces Vitamin D Production by 99%

If you lather on the sunscreen every time the sun touches your skin, you could be putting yourself at risk... Read More

Understanding Colostrum and Transfer Factors

The colostrum has been studied for a great many years, but with popular interest in immune health starting to grow... Read More

5 Top Preworkout Foods for Energy, Weight Loss & Muscle Gain

Unless you’ve pencilled in some fasted cardio, there’s nothing worse than getting to the gym and realising the tank’s empty... Read More

Is Detoxing Overrated? Get the Fact from the Fiction

Most people are burned out on hearing the word “detox.” It’s listed on almost every supplement in every health store... Read More

Do Oxygen Enhancement Supplements Really Work?

As we all know, oxygen is vital to life on Earth: energy production depends on the element, and without it... Read More

The Many Faces (And Symptoms) Of Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium isn't present to the same degree in our soil, owing to the processes of modern industrial farming. When our... Read More

A Story of a Toxic Heart

This is the story of a young lady who was facing a potential death sentence through recurring cancer and made... Read More

Top 10 Green Smoothie Health Benefits

Green smoothies are not only yummy but also highly nutritious and great substitutes for snacks and even meals. These excellent... Read More

It’s a Steal: Introducing Four Thieves Vinegar

Our ancestors would remark on many things if they were to be reawakened in 2017: technological gadgets; 24-hour news channels... Read More

How to Use the Best of Nature to Balance Your Microbiome and Improve Immunity

Your body is made up of more bacteria than cells, some of them opportunistic that will turn into disease if... Read More

More Greens, Less Stress: Keep Calm by Consuming More Veggies

In February we penned a lengthy blog about the Imperial College London study which laid bare the multitude of benefits... Read More

What Are Polyphenols: Everything You Need to Know

For a compound possessed of such extraordinary power, polyphenols are still mostly waiting for their moment in the sun. But... Read More

Can Fulvic Acid Help Reverse Aging?

Of all the beauty products you own, we bet you never dared to use something that comes from dirt to... Read More

Dehydration and Dementia: 6 Ways to Get Elders to Drink More Water

Our body needs water to properly carry out many different physiological functions, from regulating temperature through sweating and preserving blood... Read More

Why the Spectrum of Omega-3s are Vital for Women’s Health

Omega-3 fatty acids have been credited with a number of health benefits, including heart health, cognitive function and proper growth and... Read More

How Does Chlorella Benefit Health?

Every few months, it seems, we are introduced to yet another ‘superfood’ purporting to be a panacea for all of... Read More

Reduce Nutritional Deficiencies in Children to Lower Chances of Chronic Disease Development

Parents everywhere can relate to the struggle of getting your kids to eat anything remotely healthy throughout the day. But... Read More

Probiotics for Anxiety and Mental Health: Can Supplements Help?

Probiotics are widely known for alleviating digestive ailments, but recent research shows that taking a daily probiotic supplement may also help reduce... Read More

Magnesium Deficiency: Symptoms and Practical Solutions

Like many, you’ve likely never considered whether you have a magnesium deficiency. But in spite of our collective devil-may-care attitude... Read More

The Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

It’s Nutrition and Hydration Week (March 13-19), so what better topic to dissect than water – and not just any... Read More

Are Digestive Enzymes Really Useful For Digestive Dysfunction?

Digestive enzymes play a huge role in digestive health. Without them, the digestive process wouldn’t exist. The body does not... Read More

Plant Lignans and Hormonal Health

Lignans are plant compounds reputed for their considerable antioxidant properties. Belonging to the polyphenol family, they are most commonly found... Read More

Probiotics for Hay Fever: Do They Help?

In recent years we’ve witnessed a startling growth in probiotic products in our supermarkets – mainly in the form of... Read More

Can Red Marine Algae Really Help Boost Your Immune System?

Red marine algae have been studied over many years and have frequently been found to positively modulate the immune system... Read More

Staying in Shape Slashes Cancer Risk

Among the many good reasons to maintain a healthy body weight, we can add another: a decreased risk of cancer... Read More

Why Plant Proteins are Preferable to Animal Proteins

Recently we discussed the best vegetarian protein sources available to us, and why everyone would benefit from reducing their intake... Read More

Scientifically Proven Natural Ways To Protect Your Heart

Heart disease affects approximately 2.3 million people in the UK alone. At least two million people suffer from angina, a common symptom... Read More

10 Portions of Fruit and Veg to Live Longer

For a long while, we’ve known that eating fruit and vegetables is good for us. For our energy levels, our... Read More

Is Yo-Yo Dieting Worth It?

Yo-yo dieting: losing weight to put it back on again. Doesn’t sound like fun, does it? In fact, it sounds... Read More

When it Comes to Fish Oils, Quality Matters

Recently, fatty acids – specifically omega-3s – came under the microscope on the BBC’s Trust Me, I’m A Doctor. Though... Read More

MCT Oil vs Coconut Oil - Which is Better?

MCT oil and coconut oil are excellent sources of medium-chain fatty acids, which should become part of your daily nutrition intake. But... Read More

The Top 5 Vegetarian Protein Sources

There are many great reasons to become vegetarian. Setting aside the ethical considerations generally at the forefront of such a... Read More

Iodine Deficiency: A Contributor to Poor Health?

According to a 2009 study, approximately 50 percent or more of the adult population in most developed Westernised countries is deficient in... Read More

Vital Pet Products: Top Products To Please Your Pet

Britain is a nation of pet lovers. In fact, it’s estimated that 40% of households have a pet, whether in... Read More

Which Foods Are Good For Liver Regeneration? And Other Tips

Most of the time when we hear about the liver, it’s in relation to alcohol – and usually in the... Read More

Meal Replacement Shakes – How Healthy Are They?

Meal replacement shakes are a terrific invention. They are perfect for drinking on the go or whenever you need a nutritious breakfast... Read More

Vitamin Angels: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

Since there’s always room for a feel-good story amid the catastrophic forecasts and general doom and gloom, we thought we’d... Read More

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Are You Getting Enough?

According to a population study out of Germany, over 70% of middle-aged women are at an increased risk of heart... Read More

How Probiotics Can Help You Stay Lean and Lose Weight

Forget weight loss pills! You can significantly reduce your stomach bloat and even shed a few pounds by taking good care... Read More

What You Need to Know About Chlorine and Heavy Metals Lurking in Your Tap Water

Of all the places heavy metals could be lurking, not many people would consider their tap water as a primary... Read More

5 Useful Gadgets That Help Promote Wellness

Most of us enjoy our gadgets – largely as measures of convenience and entertainment – but rarely do we see them... Read More

Brown Toast and Roast Potatoes Linked with Cancer, say FSA

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has highlighted a link between several types of starchy foods and cancer. The government body... Read More

Is This the Answer to Fussy Eating?

We were as surprised as anyone when Tam Fry, head spokesperson for the National Obesity Forum and a leading obesity... Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Health Fix of the Future?

None of us need to be told that maintaining a healthy heart is of crucial importance if we are to... Read More

What Did You Eat Today? Soon You Won’t Have to Remember

For some reason, most of us are notoriously bad at remembering what we ate just a short time ago. And... Read More

Yes, Your Brain Shrinks With Age! Here’s What You Can Do To Keep Your Memory And Vision Sharp

If you’ve ever walked into a room and forgotten why you came, you’re not alone. Stress, poor diet, and lack... Read More

Severe Joint Pain? Don’t Blame the Weather

It’s not uncommon for us to blame the weather when we suffer pain in our joints. How many times have... Read More

The World’s Weirdest Protein Powder

2016 was a massive year for plant protein, but it was also a year in which one unusual protein powder... Read More

Why Follow a Mediterranean Diet?

For some years now, we’ve known that a Mediterranean diet is among the best you can choose to follow. Our... Read More

How Turmeric May Replace Conventional Painkillers

The next time you need some pain relief, resist taking conventional painkillers that are loaded with chemicals and other pro-inflammatory... Read More

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

As a new year dawns, and the excesses of the festive season are curbed for another year, many of us... Read More

The Benefits of Hydrogen Rich Water and How to Make Your Own

Drinking more water is on most people's to-do list. And no wonder: water is, after all, wholly necessary for survival... Read More

The Meat Substitutes Market is On the Rise

The meat substitutes market is predicted to hit $5.96 billion by 2022. Meat substitutes – tofu, vegetable protein, Quorn – were... Read More

Omega 3 Fish Oil - Science Shows Incredible Benefits to Health

Omega 3 fish oil is one of the few foods that have been scientifically proven to possess multiple health benefits... Read More

Three Cheers for Chia Seeds: Chia Shown to Aid Weight Loss

Chia seeds have been growing in popularity for several years now. Like kale, spirulina and quinoa, they’ve ridden the crest... Read More

How to Conquer Seasonal Affective Disorder

For many of us, winter really is the season to be jolly. Setting aside Christmas and the magical, warm-fuzzy feelings... Read More

Fulvic Acid: The Miracle Molecule

Fulvic acid is the unsung hero of health – a mighty antioxidant, a powerful polyelectrolyte and a complex organic phenol... Read More

Are Most Degenerative Diseases Caused By High Acid Levels?

If you’re looking to decrease your risk of developing a chronic illness, you may want to start monitoring your pH... Read More

Bone Health and Calcium: Staying Strong This Winter

Earlier this week, we extolled the merits of vitamin D, which is in worryingly short supply during these blustery, showery... Read More

How Much Sleep Do I Need – and What Are the Health Benefits?

It is an accepted truth that as humans we need to sleep. Whether fitful or indolent during the day, we... Read More

Vitamin D Tablets: Do You Need Them During Winter?

During winter, we tend to hear lots about vitamin D. Since the sunlight is our primary source of the nutrient... Read More

How To Choose A Healthy Plant Based Protein Powder

Contrary to popular belief, going plant based does not mean you have to suffer from protein deficiency. In many ways... Read More

Kids’ Protein Powders: Reviewing the Options for Picky Eaters

The proliferation of protein powders aimed at children continues, with the news that supermodel Elle Macpherson has launched a product... Read More

Protein Helps With Maintaining a Healthy pH

The mysterious acid-conducting protein known as SLC4A11 has been under investigation for years now, but it’s only recently that researchers... Read More

Antioxidant Drinks: What Do They Do, How Healthy Are They?

Last week we heard the news that Dr Pepper Snapple Group had acquired antioxidant drinks firm Bai Brands for $1.7... Read More

Why Mineral Supplements Matter

Given that minerals are crucial for a host of physiological functions, it’s refreshing to hear that the global market for... Read More

Could The Lignans In Flaxseed Help Menopausal Women?

Although they are not always fun, women’s bodies go through several important changes during their lifetime. From puberty to pregnancy... Read More

Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice: pH Balance, Blood Sugar, Detox

Over the last week, Wal-Mart suffered a PR nightmare after it emerged that their aloe vera gel contained… well, no... Read More

Water World: The Week in Water

Water, the life-giving liquid that constitutes over two-thirds of our planet, is never out of the news. From one week... Read More

Probiotic Powder for Alzheimer’s Disease and Stress

Probiotic products have ridden a wave of acclaim in recent years, their health benefits coming to light like never before... Read More

Winter Is Here, And Is Your Vitamin C Up To Scratch?

Winter is here and so are all the germs, sneezes and itchy, watery eyes that come with it. To get... Read More

Statins or Supplements: What’s the Answer to a Healthier Heart?

The debate about how to stave off heart disease and maintain healthy cholesterol levels has come into sharp focus again... Read More

How to Lower Bad Cholesterol Naturally and Why It’s Important

The importance of maintaining healthy levels of cholesterol is, thankfully, common knowledge nowadays. However, there is some ambiguity surrounding the... Read More

Children's Diet and Asthma: What's the Link?

The health benefits of consuming a diet rich in fruit and vegetables have long been known. Ultimately, in our heart... Read More

How Glutathione Could Help Give You More Energy and Lend a Hand If You Suffer With a Chronic Infection or Illness

Chronic infections, stress, fatigue and unhealthy lifestyle habits may leave our bodies depleted of one of the most important antioxidants... Read More

Latest Dementia Figures Brighten Spotlight on MCT Oil

With the news that dementia has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in England and Wales, people... Read More

Rebuilding Joints Naturally Using Diet and Supplements

When the temperature drops, we often feel it in our joints. Cold weather makes it harder for achy joints to... Read More

Symptoms of Oxygen Deficiency – Yes, It’s a Real Health Issue!

Before you dismiss oxygen deficiency as a bogus health issue concocted by pharmaceutical companies in a transparent bid to sell you their... Read More

Can Pumpkin Seed Powder Help Improve Prostate Health?

Pumpkins aren’t just everyone’s favourite autumn food. They also pack a big nutritional punch that could prevent some serious health... Read More

Spirulina: A Blue Green Algae That Boosts the Immune System, Reduces Candida and Protects Cells from Damage

As the colder weather approaches it becomes increasingly important to incorporate foods into your diet that boost the immune system... Read More

Alkaline Antioxidant Water: Hype or Does the Science Back It Up?

Alkaline antioxidant water is a term that is thrown around a lot in the health community. Health experts claim it's an... Read More

Are Superfoods & Their Claims Too Good To Be True?

Even your favourite celebrity can seem a bit annoying when over advertised. The same goes with food. When so-called “superfoods”... Read More

Why The Digestive System Is Your Body’s Centre Of Disease Control And How To Keep It Healthy

All body systems are important and we should never assume that one deserves more of our attention than the others... Read More

The Vital Hand Washing Debate: Is Your Hand Washing Method Making You Sick?

According to many health experts, the best way to protect yourself from germs is by washing your hands. But recently... Read More

Don’t Be Left In The Dark About Blue Light! Here’s What It’s Doing To Your Sleep Routine and Overall Health

Most people know that to stay healthy you need to eat well and exercise daily. But our sleep habits are... Read More

Autumn Health Tips + Pumpkin Spice Latté Recipe

It's never too early to think about autumn, especially when it comes to keeping yourself healthy. Enjoying the changing of... Read More

How An Alkaline Diet Incorporates Gentle Detoxing Methods To Promote Lasting Health

Cleanses and detoxes are used to rapidly eliminate toxins from the body. Most people perform cleanses once or twice a... Read More

Science-Based Methods For Keeping Your Heart Healthy

Heart disease is responsible for taking the lives of more than 73,000 people in the UK annually. Approximately one in... Read More

Easy Tips For Naturally Boosting Your Kids Health Without Them Knowing It!

For kids, summer time is all about playing outside and eating summertime treats. But for parents, summer time means keeping... Read More

Are Heavy Metals Lurking In Your Favorite Foods? Hint: Chocolate May Be At Risk!

Recent health studies have made everyone feel better about indulging in a daily piece of dark chocolate. But what if... Read More

Omega 3 for Children: Here’s Why Not Supplementing May Be Holding Your Child Back

Providing the best care for their children is at the top of the list for every parent. But despite our... Read More

Easy Eye Exercises That Strengthen Your Vision

Many people use alternative treatments to improve health conditions of all kinds, including irritable bowel disease, skin problems, and chronic... Read More

A Unique Approach to Keeping Your Brain and Eyes Sharp for Ultimate Concentration

Optimal concentration is important whether you’re a college student or working adult glued to your computer or a senior citizen... Read More

3 Healthy Summer Desserts That Won’t Wreck Your Waistline

For many people who plan on showing off a trim figure this summer, eating dessert doesn’t fit into the plan... Read More

Tips For Boosting Energy During the Summer

The summer heat can be draining. The wrong food choices, such as heavy foods, can make us feel drained and... Read More

Alkalizing Summer Bread Recipe with Psyllium Husks, Chia Seeds and Apple Cider Vinegar

Summer is a time to say goodbye to those winter comfort food recipes and start trying ones that are naturally... Read More

Do You or Someone You Know Suffer From An Autoimmune Disease? Here’s How Calcium Can Help

Autoimmune diseases are on the rise. In fact, the average person is three times more likely now to develop an... Read More

Your Tap Water Contains Molecules That Dinosaurs Drank + Other Interesting Water Facts

The Earth is covered with a lot of water- approximately 70 percent of its surface area to be exact. But... Read More

Water Chemical Danger - When Water Becomes Your Enemy

We see them all the time - people walking around with a gallon of water in attempt to drink more... Read More

How To Tell If Your Diet Is Making You Smell And What To Do About It

No one wants to be known as the smelly person. It could affect your work life, your personal life and... Read More

What is Plant Blood and Why You Should Be Drinking It

When most people think of the word “blood,” they certainly don’t think of drinking it. But plant blood is highly... Read More

How Eating Too Much Junk Food Shrinks Your Brain and What to Do About It

Everyone knows they shouldn’t eat junk food. But the implications of bad health may have all been a myth until... Read More

Pro Matcha Protein + Matcha Review by PT Scott Checkland: Is It As Good As It Claims?

It is a minefield out there when it comes to choosing the right kind of protein powder. And 100% plant-based... Read More

Apple Cider & The Mother: Benefits & Creative Ways To Use It To Boost Health

Apple cider vinegar has long been known for its incredible health benefits that include weight loss, prevention and treatment of... Read More

Could Omega-3 Deficiency Testing Benefit Your Health?

Contrary to popular belief, your body needs fat. In fact, fat is found in the membrane of every cell in... Read More

Take Your Phone Out Of The Equation To Increase Happiness Levels!

Phone addiction can ruin relationships, sabotage communication skills and possibly even cause cancer. Throughout the month of April we have... Read More

Tips For Breaking Phone Addiction Without Cutting Phone Use Completely

Do you ever find yourself checking your phone for no reason at all? You aren’t expecting any calls or emails... Read More

Part Two: Why Being Addicted to Your Phone is Harmful - Less Phone, More Time For Fun & Health Month

In the 2013 movie titled Her, Joaquin Phenoix’s character (Theodore) is left heartbroken by a painful divorce. He becomes fascinated... Read More

Less Phone, More Time For Fun & Health: Part One: How and Why Do We Become Addicted To Mobile Phones and Tech?

Phone addiction is visible almost anywhere you go. Pedestrians cross busy intersections in major cities while staring directly down at... Read More

Quitting Smoking… It’s time. Part Four: Natural Remedies That Could Help

Your time to quit smoking is now. Every cigarette you smoke brings you closer to death. With every inhale you... Read More

Quitting Smoking… It’s time. Part Three: The Effects of Smoking While Pregnant

According to Ob-gyn Robert Welch, babies that are born from mothers with diabetes or high blood pressure are better off... Read More

Quitting Smoking… It’s Time: Part Two: The Smoke Free Timeline

The best way to make any big health change is by taking small steps one day at a time (see... Read More

Quitting Smoking… It’s Time. Part One: Just Why Do You Smoke?

It is easier to quit a bad habit when you understand why you do it in the first place. If... Read More

One Small Healthy Change Part 5: How to Hold Yourself Accountable

 To wrap up the one small healthy change series, we have given our best tips for making one small change... Read More

Health From A Very Different View Point!

Recently, while reading a book called 'The Healing Code', a paragraph really stood out to me. It was one of... Read More

#OneSmallHealthyChange Part 4: Simple Ways to Alkalize Your Family

Now that you’ve mastered the art of small acts of health, it’s time to focus on your family! You have... Read More

#One Small Healthy Change Part 3: Simple Exercises for Better Health

Our goal this month has been giving you small healthy changes each week that can make huge benefits to health... Read More

One Small Healthy Change Part 2: Simple Lifestyle Changes For Dealing with Stress

During the month of February, we are going to provide you with simple tips to help you make small healthy... Read More

#One Small Healthy Change Part 1: Simple Dietary Food Swaps

Change can be hard. Most of us develop a daily routine and quickly get comfortable in it. We eat the... Read More

5 Simple Alkalising Supplements to Support Great Health This New Year

The term “alkaline” is everywhere. But it can be intimidating to those that don’t know what it is or how... Read More

How to Have a More Loving Relationship With Yourself This 2016

The start of a new year is always an exciting time. It’s an opportunity to set new goals, take time... Read More

5 Simple Ways to Live a Healthier Life in 2016

If your New Year’s resolution is to live a healthier life in 2016, we’ve got you covered! Change can be... Read More

Why Mindful Eating and Mindful Meditation Are The Only 2 New Year’s Resolutions You Need

This year, try making a New Year’s resolution that focuses on the steps needed in order to make a change... Read More

Drop The Guilt! Why You Should Enjoy Every Mouthful of Your Christmas Dinner

Christmas comes once per year. That’s reason enough to treat yourself to delicious foods that you normally wouldn’t. But unfortunately... Read More

How to Use Mindful Eating to Prevent Weight Gain this Christmas

Most of us tend to put on a few kilograms during the Christmas holidays which we must then try to... Read More

What Supplements Can Help Your Body Stay Alkaline?

In 2001, five European researchers published a study in the European Journal of Nutrition that traced our diet back through... Read More

7 Benefits of Mindful Eating This Festive Season

On the surface, this may not look like a topic that should appear on a health blog that normally encourages... Read More

The Superior Alkalinity, Digestibility, and Nutritiousness of Sprouted Grains

Grains have earned a reputation for being unhealthy, fattening, and lacking nutritional value. This holds only for refined, bleached, grains... Read More

The Importance of Daily Alkalising + 2 Delicious Alkalising Muffin and Bean Burger Recipes You Have to Try!

Some foods leave an alkaline residue when our bodies break them down. Others form acidic substances when broken down. Our... Read More

Tips on How to Make the Alkaline Diet Easy to Implement with Natural Nutritionist and Yoga Teacher Hayley McAlinden

If you're going to follow a healthy lifestyle, it needs to be as easy as possible. Which is why we called upon... Read More

How To Use Soups and Smoothies to Combat Nutritional Deficiencies

While many of us think of soups and smoothies as either appetizers or snacks, they can also be meals in... Read More

Why It’s Important to Know Your Vitamin D Status

To observe Vitamin D Awareness Week, we felt it worth to summarise exactly why it is important for you to... Read More

The Four Most Common UK Nutritional Deficiencies

We usually associate the idea of nutritional deficiencies with poor countries, but here in our land of plenty, there are... Read More

Table Salt vs. Himalayan Salt - Why Himalayan Salt is Nutritionally Superior

In recent years, the natural health community rejected table salt in favour of Himalayan salt. Increasingly, you would find pink... Read More

Natural Treatment Options for Degenerative Joint Disease

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and the most common type of degenerative joint disease, according to the... Read More

12 Health Benefits of Drinking Hydrogen-Rich Water

Most of us know that British tap water contains some heavy metals (primarily from the soil and rusty water pipes... Read More

Free Downloadable Resources to help YOU Achieve Better Health Through Nutrition and Hydration.

We always encourage our clients and prospective clients to become informed and take personal responsibility for their health. To help... Read More

10 Great Reasons to Supplement with Vitamin D This Winter

Now that the summer is over and the darker half of the year is starting, it is important to consider... Read More

Unusual Symptoms of Dehydration & How Best to Tackle Them

A large number of people suffer from dehydration without being aware of it. This is not the severe type of... Read More

How to Help Your Pet Age Gracefully the Natural Way

Osteoarthritis, spondalosis, and other degenerative bone and joint conditions are common in older dogs and cats. They are, after all... Read More

Moringa: A Highly Nutritious Supplement With Several Medicinal Uses

The moringa oleifera, also called the horseradish tree, is a tree native to the India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh region, but... Read More

Are Your Drinks Eating Away Your Teeth?

Teeth enamel is the hard shell that covers the crown of the teeth to protect them from damage caused by... Read More

Looking to Resolve Mental Health Problems Naturally? How These Suggestions Could Make Antidepressants Your Last Resort

Every few years, the Health & Social Care Information Centre publishes a survey of the psychological problems the British public... Read More

Oesophageal Cancer, Cholesterol, Athlete's Foot, and Diarrhoea: What Researchers Say About Natural Interventions

While natural interventions used to be primarily an Eastern science, Western scientists who publish in peer reviewed journals are becoming... Read More

Heavy Metal Toxicity and Mineral Deficiencies May Contribute to Migraine

Most migraine sufferers hunt for the trigger of their migraines by attempting to identify the common event that precedes their... Read More

How Heavy Metal Detoxing Can Help Combat Diabetes

Heavy metals are all around you; you don't have to work in a mine or a factory to be contaminated... Read More

The Potential Health Risks of Microwaving Your Food

Microwave ovens are quick and convenient for anything from warming yesterday's leftover lasagne, to cooking today's vegetables, and baking cakes... Read More

Symptoms of Acidosis and Natural Treatment Options

Acidosis is a condition which occurs when the pH of blood and tissue drops below 7.35. During acidosis, your cells cannot... Read More

Can the Alkaline Diet Help Your Indigestion Naturally?

A large percentage of people suffer from some form of ingestion, including heartburn, bloating, gassiness, and constipation. In the 21st... Read More

12 Unconventional Strategies for Easy Healthy Weight Loss This Summer

Everyone knows the common, often-repeated weight loss strategies like eating breakfast, eating small meals in the evenings, drinking lots of... Read More

Heavy Metals

~ Discover where the heavy metals that may be found in your drinking water come from and realise the importance... Read More

Metabolic Syndrome Study: Hydrogen Rich Water Reduces Oxidative Stress

Obesity, insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure are collectively called metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome sufferers... Read More

Hydrogen-Rich Alkaline Water Can Improve Your Microbiome and Digestive Health

Two types of water have made waves in the natural health community in the past few years. Hydrogen-rich water and... Read More

Eating Breakfast Helps With Weight Loss and 3 Delicious Alkalising Breakfast Recipes

While there are some recent dissenters, the vast majority of researchers have discovered that eating breakfast helps maintain healthy body... Read More

Is Sugar Really So Bad For Us?

In the 21st century, residents of industrialised countries consume at least their entire body weight of sugar per year, with... Read More

The Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow colour. Commercially available curry powder contains it. You can also buy... Read More

Is Your Shower Water Causing Your Skin Woes and Even Eczema?

The first step in treating any skin condition – dryness, itchiness, acne, rashes, eczema – is to identify its cause... Read More

Help Save Our Planet by Using a Non-Toxic Sunscreen This Summer

Sunscreen is quite literally a life saver. It protects millions of people from potentially deadly skin cancer, especially during the... Read More

How to Avoid Bloating on the Plane

On long international flights, aeroplanes are uncomfortable places for our digestive systems. We are expected to sit quietly in a small... Read More

How Water Can Make You Fat: The Facts and Remedies

Researchers have long argued that there are many substances in our tap water that are not natural components of water... Read More

You Will Never Believe Coconut Oil Can Do That!

Coconut oil is one of the most versatile and healthiest oils that you can buy. It tastes good, although the... Read More

When Water Can be Harmful to Your Health

With experts advising us to drink eight glasses of water per day, it will surprise many people to learn that... Read More

How to Make Easy Alkalising Meals

Many people believe that healthy living is too time-consuming and expensive. An alkaline diet is easy and cost-effective however, and... Read More

Uno Cardio 1000 Press Articles

  Have a look at the highly praised and recommended Uno Cardio 1000 Fish Oil and where it has appeared... Read More

Your Summertime Natural Health Essentials

Many people take a multivitamin and mineral supplement all year round. Those who do not take these typically concentrate on... Read More

Vitamin D Supplements: UK Citizens May Need Them in Summer

Vitamin D is an extremely important vitamin that supports bone development and maintenance, the proper functioning of the immune system... Read More

How to Avoid Gaining Weight on Holiday

It takes a lot of planning and self-discipline to retain a healthy weight throughout the holiday. It is much easier... Read More

Times in Your Life You May Need More Omega 3

Omega 3 is a polyunsaturated fatty acid found primarily in fish, nuts and vegetable oils. The most common recommendation for... Read More

Natural Treatment Options for Migraine

Headaches are painful and annoying, but migraines are positively debilitating. Many people with migraines must take a day off work... Read More

How to Achieve Beautiful Summer Skin the Natural Way

From childhood until old age, men and women rely on a wide variety of cosmetics to keep their skins radiant... Read More

Top 10 Alkaline Foods to Eat Frequently for Great Health

By now, many people appreciate that an alkaline diet is healthy – not to mention convenient and cost-effective. Chances are, you... Read More

Relief from Back Pain and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome - Some of Natasha Corrett's Benefits from Switching to an Alkaline Diet

Six years ago at age 26, gourmet cook Natasha Corrett discovered something that would energise her, help her lose weight... Read More

The 70/30 Alkaline Diet for Effortless Dieting

The countries in the world with the highest percentage of overweight people have certain things in common. They have huge... Read More

Client Testimonials for pHAlo

Watch clients telling their stories about pHAlo and how much it has helped them - Amy, who couldn't sleep for... Read More

How to Help Your Body Have a Great Summer Time Cleanse

Summer is on its way and there is no better time to cleanse your body of toxins so you can... Read More

How Super Green Powders Can Contribute to Weight Loss

Who doesn't want to look and feel better? Who doesn't want to get out of bed in the morning with a... Read More

Children Found to Have Improved Memory and Attention When Hydrated

All parents want their children to be happy, healthy, and hopefully intelligent enough to be able to attend university if... Read More

Become Happier by Getting Properly Hydrated

The human body is designed so that around 70 per cent of it should consist of water. This is why... Read More

A Guide to the Healthiest Cooking Oils

Many health experts advise us to avoid frying and roasting in oils, but anyone who cooks for a family understands... Read More

The University of Edinburgh Tested Our Energy Plus Water Filter: The Incredible Results

The Energy Plus Water Filter actually has four filters: the first two remove pollutants through a number of filtration processes... Read More

Tasks Your Brain Performs Poorly When Dehydrated

Medical experts recommend that we drink eight glasses of water a day. That may sound like a lot of water... Read More

Sorry, Did You Just Say There Are Hormones in My Tap Water?

Scientists have known for decades that there are substances in our tap water that are not natural components of water... Read More