The trend towards eating vegan looks like it is here to stay. But is it really healthier? Can you get everything you need from your food? And is it better for the environment? Heather separates fact from fiction.
This might be a very wet August but you still have time to boost your natural vitamin D levels if you get out there!
What is IBS?
Irritable bowel syndrome or ‘IBS’ affects 10-15% of people worldwide which is a staggering number. But having this umbrella does nothing to improve your wellbeing other than giving you a label for your symptoms.
Zinc is an extremely important mineral in our diet. It is a component of one of the most abundant antioxidant compounds in the body (copper-zinc oxide dismutase) and is a co-factor in over 400 reactions in the body, including many steps involved in metabolism. It is essential for the production of sperm and for the development of mature eggs and uterine health in female fertility. Zinc is critical for the production of thyroid hormones and thus regulation of our hormones in general and prevention of miscarriage.