Vitamin C is not a cure for Covid-19, but it’s still a good nutritional supplement

This week, a former contestant on The Apprentice was pulled up by the Advertising Standards Agency for making claims that his product was a “cure for coronavirus”. What a thing to say! The product in question is called Revival Shots and they contain 500mg vitamin C. Not only is this totally irresponsible and misleading, it also highlights a big issue in how nutrition can be misinterpreted.

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Immune Boosters

If you have been feeling a little under the weather, a bit run down, and just not quite as healthy as you would like to feel, I have a few simple immune boosters that most of us will find easy to include in our regular diet. My top ten immune boosters: Berries – dark coloured berries […]

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Do you know what’s in your daily multivitamin?

Do you take a daily multivitamin? How do you know if it’s doing you any good? In an age where we can buy cheap multivitamins off the shelf at the supermarket for a few quid, or spend a hefty wadge of cash on more expensive ones from health-food shops and specialist online stores, do you […]

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Eating to boost your immune system for winter

As Autumn settles in and the nights get darker our health can take a bit of a downturn. Earlier this year, The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommended that honey and over-the-counter medications should be used for coughs and colds before turning to our GP to ask for an antibiotic. The common cold […]

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hay fever nutrition
Nutrition for hay fever

Nutrition for Hay Fever If you suffer from hay fever, the seasonal sounds of summer – chirping birds and next door’s lawnmower can mean the onslaught of sneezing, runny nose and watery or itchy eyes. Alongside your usual anti-histamines and hay fever remedies, nutrition could also have a role to play in helping to manage symptoms of […]

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