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July 2021

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

Natural Remedies, History of Herbal Medicines 02/07/2021

Natural Remedies: A History of Herbal Medicines

There are two main types of plant remedies – herbal medicines and botanicals.   A botanical remedy is a product that is made using (often well known) culinary ingredients.  Botanical ingredients will include things like ginger, turmeric, and sage.  Herbal medicines, on the other hand, are products that have a long-demonstrated history of traditional use as herbal medicines to treat specific ailments.  So what are herbal remedies exactly? In this blog, we are going to explore the history of herbal medicines and take a look at how Natures Aid developed a... Read More