The autumn term is notorious for bugs and colds. After a long summer children return to classrooms and share their germs around, taking them home to their families like a new term gift. This year however, well it’s 2020, it’s no normal year and no normal back to school is it?
I’ve been giving my family Sambucol through the Winter months for a couple of years now. It is great for boosting the immune system and helping to fight off those Winter bugs. Their new gummies make it even easier to include all year around.
I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts lately about the importance of good gut health. I also had a fascinating conversation with my sister-in-laws father, who is a pharmacist, about healthy guts and the knock on effect of a gut that’s a bit out of sorts.
After the long summer holidays getting back into a routine for school can be a bit of a mission for everyone. Energy levels can be low, immunity is challenged and it can be difficult to relax in amongst all the stuff that has to get done. The school holidays can leave you a bit frazzled […]
Whilst jetting off on a summer break leaves us all feeling excited, don’t let the nasty hidden germs of the air cabin dampen your holiday mood. Research from Insurance Quotes shockingly found that a plane tray table can contain up to 11,595 fungal cells per square inch. Compare that to a toilet handle at home […]
Pretty much every year by mid-February everyone you speak to seems a to have had all sorts of bugs. Over the last couple of months I’ve heard people say their families have been hit by all sorts including: heavy colds, tonsillitis, slapped cheek, flu, chicken pox and those non-specific viruses or vomiting bugs. By this […]
Welcome to part two of our postpartum diaries series. Part one focused on hair loss. Over the course of this series we will be looking at a range of issues that can affect women in the postpartum period. This period is normally talked about as beginning the moment after the birth of your child and […]
I wrote recently about winter wellness and the need to give ourselves a boost this time of year. As part of that, I suggested giving children a hot drink of elderberry syrup mixed with water. However, an extra boost doesn’t hurt and this winter and Holland and Barrett have a range of vitamins to keep your preens […]