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Woman practising mindfulness 07/04/2022
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Stress Busters You Can Try This Stress Awareness Month

Stress is now recognised as one of the great public health challenges of our time, but the impact of stress on our overall health and wellbeing is often overlooked. Did you know, that in addition to contributing to mental health problems like anxiety and depression, stress is also linked to a number of physical health problems – including heart problems, sleep troubles, and problems with the immune and digestive systems? Signs of Stress Long term stress is linked to many physical symptoms.  These physical symptoms of stress can include: Tiredness... Read More

sleep 08/03/2022

10 Steps To A Good Night’s Sleep

As we approach World Sleep Day, you may be asking, why is sleep important? In this blog we are going to have a look at why sleep matters, how sleep affects mental health and some easy steps we can take to help us all sleep better. For some people, there is a perception that not needing to sleep indicates that we are strong, successful, and dealing with stress. There are blogs which actively encourage people to spend less time in bed, and more time living.  However, this approach could lead... Read More

heart health 16/02/2022

5 Ways To Support Heart Health

Building a healthy heart is a process, made up of many different building blocks. In this blog, we will look at 5 key building blocks that you can put in place to improve your heart health. Starting with making sure you have a heart healthy diet.

Women in Science 08/02/2022

Natures Aid Women In Science

February 11th is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In recognition, we wanted to dedicate a little time to the amazing women working in science in our very own Natures Aid laboratory.

products of the year part 2 22/12/2021
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Products of the Year 2021: Part 2

As we wrap up 2021 for Christmas, welcome to Part 2 of our Products of the Year – an in depth look at some of the most innovative, best-selling Natures Aid products of 2021. Immune Effervescent Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have all seen a huge increase in demand for immunity products, and with the ‘super cold’ running rife and on-going spectre of Covid-19, many of us are still looking for natural ways to support our immune system.  Natures Aid New Immune Effervescent tablets offer a quick... Read More

The Best Brain Supplements for Students 14/10/2021

Improving Cognitive Function: The Best Brain Supplements for Students

In my previous blog post, I looked at the best probiotics for brain function. Continuing the theme of the best vitamins and supplements for the brain, in this post, I am going to explore the best vitamins and supplements that can help to support cognitive function as classrooms and universities get going again. What is Cognitive Function? Cognitive function is a term that refers to different mental abilities, these include: Learning Remembering Problem-solving Concentrating  Decision-making Therefore, when we talk about using supplements for brain function, these are all the areas... Read More

Psychobiotics 25/08/2021
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Psychobiotics: Probiotics and the Brain

As children head back to school and students head off to university, one question I am often asked is whether there are any natural supplements that people can use to support brain function and mental performance. This is especially true this year, after months of disrupted education, and many hours of lost classroom time.  Traditional supplements to support cognitive function – such as B vitamins – are always a welcome recommendation. However, people are often surprised to learn that their microbiome – the world of bacteria which lives inside their... Read More

Benefits of Dietary Supplements 15/07/2021

What Are The Benefits of Dietary Supplements?

Why use supplements? We are told that we can get everything we need from a healthy balanced diet. So, does that mean for those of us who are following a healthy eating plan, and making all the right food choices, that food supplements are unnecessary? How do supplements add value to a healthy diet?  In this blog, we are going to look at the benefits of supplements, and which supplements are worth taking. The Benefits of Supplements  In our blog on multivitamins we discussed research that showed that even the... Read More

How to Choose the Best Probiotic For You 15/07/2021

How to Choose the Best Probiotic For You

There is so much information now about the importance of a healthy microbiome in our health and wellbeing, that many of us want to take a daily probiotic. But, with so much choice out there, how do you decide which one is best for you?  In this blog, we will look at the best probiotics and how to choose the right one for your needs. What to Look For in a Probiotic When looking to take a probiotic supplement there are a few things to look out for on the... Read More