With irritable bowel syndrome affecting approximately 12 million people in the UK, Jane Wolfe finds out how diet and lifestyle changes can significantly help sufferers, and investigates the low-FODMAP solution (more…)
The development of new technology which detoxifies gluten proteins could bring new hope to gluten-intolerant consumers.
New research by Udi’s Gluten Free has found that despite over one if five people in the UK believed to have a food allergy or intolerance, only 14% of young adults recognize the symptoms of gluten intolerance. The research, published ahead of Coeliac Awareness Week (11-17 May) found that 11% of people in the UK […]
The ‘real bread’ pioneer Andrew Whitley says that the rapid fermentation processes used in modern breadmaking could be responsible for surging rates of coeliac disease. Whitely, founder of the Village Bakery and author of a new book Do Sourdough, told The Times this week that beneficial lactic acid bacteria (LAB) released during traditional long fermentation […]
Gluten-free breakfast cereal provider Nature’s Path has unveiled its revamped website, complete with a vibrant new look, blogs, newsletters and competitions. The website aims to demystify coeliac disease and reassure those suffering from the condition that ‘free-from’ needn’t mean ‘taste-free’. It also seeks to take the ‘free-from’ debate to a wider audience and encourage those […]
The nutritionist and co-founder of The Food Doctor, Ian Marber, has warned that gluten is in danger of becoming a health scapegoat. Talking to the Daily Telegraph, Marber, a coeliac, suggests that yeast, not gluten, may be the real culprit behind rising levels of reported digestive orders Marber told the newspaper that some people who […]
Vitamin brand told not to repeat COVID-19 claims
May 27, 2020 Jim Manson
Vitamin brand Revival Shots has had social media ads banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for making ‘misleading’ COVID-19 claims.
Lockdown sparks appetite for health and wellness content, says YouGov
Magazine app Readly’s new Wellness Barometer reports a shift in public reading habits during the coronavirus crisis, with health and wellness centre stage.
Income often higher on organic farms says SA report
A Soil Association report reveals that although business output is similar on organic and non-organic farms, net farm income is often higher on organic.
Viridian champions health stores with radio campaign
Viridian Nutrition has launched a new campaign to boost awareness of health food stores as ‘a community resource and hub for preventative care’.
April 28, 2020 Jane Wolfe
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
Ever wondered how to make ice cream so smooth even the toughest connoisseur would be fooled? Yorica is here to explain (some of) its secrets to success.
Operation Healthy Lockdown
As health stores find themselves on the frontline of a national effort to keep the UK nourished, Jim Manson reports on Operation Healthy Lockdown.
After the gold rush
CBD is the fastest growing category the natural products sector has ever known. But a new phase is being ushered in, Jim Manson reports.
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]