Health

Take Your Wellness Abroad

Take Your Wellness Abroad

Want a relaxing, stress free holiday? Who doesn’t! With a handy selection of travel-friendly products to choose from, here are just a few to help you maintain ultimate Zen even when you’re abroad. That’s one less thing to worry about. Aromatherapy An effective and easy way to instantly uplift your […]

Long Live Seaweed

Long Live Seaweed

We caught up with Chris James of Chris James Mind Body to learn all about the health benefits of seaweed and why iodine is much more important for our health than we thought. Slimy, slippery seaweed has been heralded as the new, must-have superfood. Seaweed refers to several species of macroscopic, multicellular, marine algae. […]

From the Expert: Heal Yourself with Bee Propolis

From the Expert: Heal Yourself with Bee Propolis

We caught up with Sarah Orecchia, founder of Unbeelievable Health & Erin McCann, Nutritional Therapist to talk ‘bees’! Unbeelievable Health are passionate about our stripy friends, actively supporting bee causes in a number of ways. Helping to create demand for sustainably and ethically sourced bee products, encourages more people to […]

Why It’s Okay To Be ‘Healthyish’?

Why It’s Okay To Be ‘Healthyish’?

‘Healthyish’ is the kind of lifestyle which cuts you a little slack. It’s not about beating yourself up when you get home from work, and you’re too tired for that home workout you were supposed to do. It’s about having a side of fries with your salad at lunchtime or […]

The Best Ways To Feel Less Bloated

The Best Ways To Feel Less Bloated

If you regularly suffer from a bloated belly, there could be several factors as to why your stomach is behaving in such a way. Your bloated stomach could be aggravated by foods, carbonated drink, alcohol or lack of movement, to name just a few possibilities. If you want to reduce […]

Are Adaptogens The Natural Solution To Stress?

Are Adaptogens The Natural Solution To Stress?

Adaptogens are nature’s little miracles. They are healing herbs that work with a person’s body to help them adapt to issues they are having, most notably stress. They support adrenal function (the adrenal gland is where the stress hormone, cortisol, is created) so they counteract the feeling of pressure. They […]

6 Reasons To Eat A Vegan Diet

6 Reasons To Eat A Vegan Diet

Maintaining a vegan diet is not just about concern for animal welfare, although abstaining from the exploitation of animals in the food, beauty and fashion industry plays a big part for some people. You can accomplish so much more, for yourself, as well as doing your part to make the […]

What Are The Benefits Of A Balanced Breakfast?

What Are The Benefits Of A Balanced Breakfast?

There are several types of morning people. There are the early risers, who leave themselves with plenty of time for a nutritious breakfast, those who run out the door with a coffee and something to eat in their hands and then there are those who do not eat breakfast at […]

The Surprising Health Benefits of Mushrooms

The Surprising Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Mushrooms have been used for centuries for both their medicinal purposes and their unique earthy taste in cooking. They have been a part of a very long tradition of medicine within the Asian community, with over 200 types of species often being used. However, their use dates back as far […]

What is Oil Pulling?

What is Oil Pulling?

Since we are old enough to hold a toothbrush, we are made aware of the importance of brushing our teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste. However, if we go back some 3000 years, there was an alternative method to keeping your breath fresh and your teeth pearly white and this […]

Top Wellness Trends For 2017

Top Wellness Trends For 2017

2016 was an exciting year for wellness, it was thrust into the mainstream more than ever before, and whether you like it or not, wellness trends are showing no signs of going anywhere. Last year we saw everyone sipping on Matcha tea, we used coconut oil for absolutely everything, and […]

How To Kick Your Sugar Habit

How To Kick Your Sugar Habit

Every once in a while, you may find yourself craving for the taste of sugar. Whether you’re inclined to sugar in your tea or coffee, chocolate, a fizzy drink or sweets, sugar is sugar and can in the long run, unfortunately, be very unhealthy for us. Gone are the days […]

What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

We’ve all had long, tiring days where we cannot wait to get home and collapse into bed, but imagine if you felt like this every minute of every day and simply getting out of bed becomes an impossible task. This is known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFM). Although recognised as […]

What Are The 4 Pillars of Winter Health?

What Are The 4 Pillars of Winter Health?

We all know when winter is on its way, but how many of us do something to protect our health before the onslaught of rain and frost actually reaches us? With fast paced lifestyles dominating, it’s usually too late to protect our immune systems and the common cold becomes prevalent […]

The True Benefits Of Herbal Tea

The True Benefits Of Herbal Tea

For thousands of years we have used herbal teas for more than just a drink, it’s comforting, healing, helps us drift off to sleep and has become a staple in a good catch up with friends or when reading a book! There are two types of tea available, those known […]

5 Key Nutrients You’re Probably Missing

5 Key Nutrients You’re Probably Missing

Our bodies need some essential minerals and vitamins, usually in small amounts of each, to function properly. They aid everything from normal organ behaviour, bone development, fighting off infections, keeping our skin, hair and nails looking and feeling healthy as well as many other roles. There are many vital nutrients […]

Is This The Natural Alternative To The Flu Jab?

Is This The Natural Alternative To The Flu Jab?

With the days about to get shorter and much colder, there is no denying that winter is just around the corner.  With winter, unfortunately, comes the onslaught of cold, coughs and sniffling noses – not very attractive! With winter also comes flu jab season, so many advertising campaigns from doctors […]

Teas That Benefit Plants, People & Planet

Teas That Benefit Plants, People & Planet

Did you know that a number of organic herbs Pukka bought last year is the same weight as 188 elephants? And that they sold 312 million cups of delicious, organic, staple free, compostable, ethically traded herbal tea? That’s a lot of tea. We know how much our customers love to […]

The Best Foods To Banish A Bloated Belly

The Best Foods To Banish A Bloated Belly

We all would have experienced the feeling of being bloated at some point or another. This is often caused by natural processes during digestion of food or can be typically caused by the accumulation of fluid or gasses in the body which are bought on by unhealthy food choices. It […]

The Best Foods For Balanced Hormones

The Best Foods For Balanced Hormones

When we think about hormones, the obvious thought for most people would be to connect hormones to puberty, pregnancy and that over whelming craving for sugar or to cry before that time of the month! However, they do a lot more to support our bodies then we tend to give […]