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Summer often brings long balmy evenings sipping chilled white wine alfresco, delicious barbeques, ice cream cones, creamy salads, beer gardens and holiday cheer.
Vitamin D is frequently referred to as the 'sunshine vitamin', as it is manufactured by human skin exposed to the sun. For this to take place we need sufficient levels of cholesterol in the body. Vitamin D3 is the form our bodies produce naturally.
Vitamin D is frequently referred to as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, as it is manufactured by human skin exposed to the sun. For this to take place we need sufficient levels of cholesterol in the body. Vitamin D3 is the form our bodies produce naturally.
Inulin powder made the headlines recently and has become increasingly popular after featuring on BBC’s How to Stay Young with Angela Rippon, being recommended for fat accumulated around the heart.
What are the benefits of herbs and how can we use them in everyday life?
Spirulina is often referred to as a ‘Superfood’ as it contains all eight essential amino acids plus more than 100 nutrients and antioxidants.
This is a great time of year for delicious, healthy, beetroot.
A recent study by Irish doctors based in UCD and the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital has found an increasing number of babies born with neural tube defects (NTD) such as spina bifida, anencephaly, and encephalocoele. Although NTDs are very rare, folic acid intake reduces the risk by promoting the development of a healthy spinal cord. It is a worry that almost 15 per cent of new mums had never taken folic acid. The study also found that only 14 per cent of women had taken folic acid pre-conception and nearly a half of women had only started to take folic acid after conception. It seems timely to get the message back out there.
The weather is very changeable at this time of year, alternating between hot and cold, and dry and wet. This puts extra pressure on your immune system which can result in colds, coughs, or chest infections.
Arrabawn Dairies has just launched its Get Slim with Arrabawn Skim Campaign, offering customers the chance to win six month’s free membership to a gym of their choice, plus nutritional advice and personal training sessions. This prize will be given out every week for four weeks and can be entered via the Facebook page and website www.arrabawndairies.ie. There will also be lots of other prizes including pink Atak compression wear – perfect to wear when getting fit for summer.