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Why and how does Vitamin D prevent / minimise COVID-19?

The importance of Vitamin D to help maintain a resilient immune system has, understandably, been catapulted into the headlines recently. More and more compounding evidence is linking Vitamin D supplementation with a reduction in the potential damage caused by the SARS virus COVID-19

Circadian Rhythm

The last, but certainly not least, tip for stress reduction and increased immune health is the Circadian Rhythm.  You may be forgiven for thinking it’s an 80’s pop band…but actually circadian rhythms are daily cycles / patterns that create your 24 hour body clock ⏰  The body clock is then synchronized with the ‘master [...]
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It’s good to talk

Who can remember the Bob Hoskins adverts for BT? They were quite iconic at the time (Mid 90’s maybe?) and the key strap line was ‘It’s good to talk’.  Well, that’s definitely just as important today as it was then…if not more so! With lockdown limiting the amount of face to face conversation we are able to [...]
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Furry Friends

From the second we bring them home our pets instantly become part of the family. From the playful pony, to the loyal dog, to the cheeky cat, to the hungry hamster…..all pets hold a special place in their owners hearts. But what a lot of owners don’t know is that their furry friends come with some powerful health benefits. A well [...]
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When the first lockdown hit in March 2020 🥺our daily walks, runs, zoom HIIT and yoga classes became a really important part of our day…even though we may not have realised it at the time. Fast forward to lockdown part 3 and for many they have fallen by the wayside. Maybe it’s the darker nights and mornings making it harder to get [...]
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Vitamin C & D

We all want to look and feel as healthy as possible and most of us have a good understanding of what we need to consume for a healthy, balanced diet. (Although we are all guilty of not always doing it!)😬 We’ve all been left with that sluggish feeling when we’ve over indulged on certain foods and drinks that we know are going to [...]
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Gut Health

Gut health is such an incredibly complex topic which can’t possibly be covered in one post! We will share a much more detailed blog at a later date but it would be remiss of us not to mention it in these top tips as it has such a huge influence on your immune system as well as your stress and anxiety levels. There is now overwhelming [...]
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If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed a change of perspective can really help…..sometimes it’s just a matter of literally turning things on its head. Getting your body into an inversion pose can actually bring an overwhelming sense of calmness and clarity. Don’t panic, we’re certainly not suggesting you cartwheel [...]
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Cold Showers

A cold shower may sound shockingly unappealing but there are so many health benefits associated with turning down the temperature.  Exposing your body to cold water increases the amount of white blood cells in the body. It is these white blood cells that help protect your body against disease and support our immune system.  The cold water also [...]
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We are surrounded by nature….even in the centre of the largest city you can always find signs of nature.  Being in nature can instantly reduce stress and anxiety. Research suggests that we are naturally programmed to be engrossed by nature so it can distract us from any negative emotions we maybe feeling. Exposure to nature not only [...]