Mushrooms – a health SUPERfood?

‘Medicinal Mushrooms’ Mushrooms have been an important source of drugs for decades. About 80 years ago, Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the powerful group of antibiotics derived from the fungus Penicillium. Today, a group of so-called ‘Medicinal Mushrooms’ are gaining a wide interest – due to the increased publication of clinical trials. The Medicinal Mushroom group … Read more

Long covid trigger? And how to avoid it

Long COVID is characterised by long-term symptoms like brain fog, fatigue and/or memory loss. Brain fog is loosely defined as the inability to focus on tasks, memory problems, general fatigue and headaches.A study in Cell Journal published October 16th 2023 links long Covid with low levels of serotonin – a vital neurotransmitter that affects mood, … Read more

Time for Vitamin D as the days get shorter

NHS recommends winter D supplements Vitamin D is important for health all year round, but especially in the winter when there is less sunlight and we don’t go out as much. The NHS recommends it for all adults and children over 4 years old. “During the autumn and winter, you need to get vitamin D … Read more

Increasing Healthy Lifespan with NutriShield

Getting older can bring many opportunities and joys – if you stay healthy, But, while life spans are increasing, health spans – the years you stay fit and well – for most people are not. Therefore, I believe investing in health is as important as investing in a pension. So this article summarises the latest … Read more

2 big lessons from covid to protect your future health

The two big lessons from the pandemic to protect your future health I believe there are two clear lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic that are extremely important for your health. They can be summed up in four words: INFLAMMATION BAD — IMMUNO-NUTRITION GOOD This article was written by Colin Rose, a Senior Associate Member of … Read more