The marvellous macro-mineral, magnesium

The marvellous macro-mineral, magnesium

Magnesium is a vital mineral that is essential to our body and its functions. It is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions and plays several important roles in the health of your body and brain. Magnesium helps to: keep blood pressure normal steady your heart...
Keep your gut healthy on your travels

Keep your gut healthy on your travels

School’s out and summer holidays are underway! For many of us the early morning rush to the airport with our carry ons and frantic double checking of passports and tickets is only days away. In the midst of this chaos and excitement, it’s easy to let your regular...
Water is life, and clean water means health

Water is life, and clean water means health

We are 60% water. And this fluid is vital to the functioning of our bodies. It is crucial for a healthy digestion, helping to break down the food we eat, allowing it to pass through our intestines more easily and boosting nutrient absorption. It also helps temperature...
How goddesses manage the menopause

How goddesses manage the menopause

The human body is incredible. It can digest food and keep breathing without being reminded, but there are few things that can rival the female reproductive system’s complexity. After puberty and the chance of pregnancy and childbirth, the menopause is the last...
3 reasons pregnant women should take a probiotic

3 reasons pregnant women should take a probiotic

Pregnancy is a really exciting time and there is a lot to prepare. There might be a nursery to decorate, newborn baby grows to buy and courses to take ready for birth. But the body is also working overtime creating a new human being, so it too needs time, and a little...
Why women should be celebrating lactobacilli

Why women should be celebrating lactobacilli

Calling all women. I’m sorry to tell you this, but your vagina is not just yours. It is also home to over 50 species of microbes. This is called your vaginal microbiome – the community of microbes that live in the vagina. The gut and the vagina have very different...