Men’s Health Week is on its way, running from 11 June through to Father’s Day on 18 June, and this year the focus is on diabetes.
MedTate has introduced to the UK Ojamin Herb & Fruit, a sugar-free tonic based on Ayurveda designed to promote general health and wellbeing.
A new campaign is seeking a VAT cut on all foods and drinks with a reduced/low/free from added sugar/sugar free/low or no calorie claim.
Vitamin and mineral supplementation can play a key role in tackling micronutrient deficiencies that are contributing to a “global pandemic” of chronic disease.
The phrase ‘feed the world’ denotes an unchallengeable imperative, doesn’t it? But what if the phrase itself is distracting us from acknowledging the biggest global health problem of them all?
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has criticised Jamie Oliver’s recent proposal to add a 10p sugar tax on all sweet drinks at his restaurants in protest at the UK Government’s refusal to introduce one, claiming that such measures won’t work. In a statement, Ian Wright, director general of the FDF said: “We strongly support Jamie Oliver’s […]
Wickedly Welsh Chocolate Factory has launched a range of diabetic-friendly chocolate aiming to offer a tastier and healthier alternative to the market’s current offer. The initial range consists of three products: Flavanol Rich “1 A Day” Chocolate and Stem Ginger Handmade Truffles; Flavanol Rich “1 A Day” Dark Chocolate Orange and Toasted Linseed Truffles; and […]
With Britain’s diabetes crisis deepening and the need for preventative action becoming ever more pressing, EFSA’s approval last month of ChromoPrecise was strikingly topical. Increasing chromium intake could play an important role in preventing new cases of the disease. The trace nutrient is proven to maintain healthy blood glucose levels, but it is lacking in […]
A new study, presented to the American College of Cardiology, has found that post-menopausal women who consume two or more soft drinks daily are 30% more likely to suffer a ‘cardiovascular event’ and 50% more likely to die from heart disease. In Diet Drink Consumption and the Risk of Cardiovascular Events: A Report from the […]
Eating whole fruits could provide protection from type-2 diabetes, while drinking too much fruit juice may put people at risk of developing the disease. That’s the conclusion of the authors of a new study published in the British Medical Journal. The study, carried out by scientists in the UK, Singapore and the US, gathered data […]
A growing body of research suggests that Alzheimer’s disease is actually a form of diabetes, reports New Scientist. (more…)
Buyout offer supported by The Health Store
June 22, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
The MD of The Health Store has pledged his support for the proposed buyout offer pitched by the Health Made Easy Group, which owns Tree of Life.
Seaveg Crispies turn zingy and aromatic
Clearspring announces two new flavours of Organic Seaveg Crispies: zingy Ginger and aromatic Turmeric.
What a Revolupin!
New to UK shelves comes new Revolupin Lupin Flakes, positioned as a high protein, high fibre superfood.
Pip & Nut secures over £1MN investment
Pip & Nut has secured record new investment in excess of £1 million, as well as a raft of new supermarket listings.
Cool for cats (and dogs)
June 7, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Are you making the most of the pooch pound? Do you even have a pet section? If not, you probably should. Animal-loving Brits are increasingly concerned about what goes into their pets’ food – especially in light of a rising obesity problem – and they are seeking out natural options. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Grab the trends, get the sales
Are you aware of joint health trends? Are you creating relevant news hooks and effectively link-selling? Esther Mills-Roberts looks at global data, then brings it right back in store (more…)
A category with wings
Could edible insects be the future of the protein market? Matt Chittock finds out… (more…)
This year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe was the perfect place to get a comprehensive insight into how the free-from sector is performing – evolving, innovating and rethinking its health credentials. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
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 […]
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.
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]