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Can probiotics help with weight loss?

By Olenka Quintrell 2 months ago 7282 Views

Weight loss is not an easy thing to get right, and whilst diet and physical exercise play a big role, health professionals and researchers agree that it’s much more complex than that, with inflammation, hormone imbalance, genetics, and other factors contributing to individuals’ struggles with weight. But have you ever considered that your gut could be playing a part on your weight loss journey?

Read our latest blog to discover the benefits of probiotics for weight loss.

How to beat the winter blues

By Adminstrator 2 months ago 12785 Views

The 20th of January has been labelled as ‘Blue Monday’, apparently the most depressing day of the year.

Is that true for you? Are you feeling depressed, demotivated or stressed? The post-festive period and the pressure to ‘re-invent’ yourself in the New Year can be very overwhelming. But what is driving your symptoms? There is much more to it than simply short, dark days.

This blog will give you the answers you need and simple suggestions you can implement today to beat the winter blues!

Going vegan this January? What you need to know

By Olenka Quintrell 3 months ago 11674 Views

Are you doing Veganuary, already vegan or interested in going vegan? We have your supplement needs covered.

With the benefits of the diet being well known, there are a few nutritional areas that need some attention. Read our latest blog where we introduce our best vegan supplements to ensure you’re not missing out on any essential nutrients.

Behavioural Changes That Make Healthy Habits

By Seema Vekaria 3 months ago 20915 Views

“Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken” – Warren Buffett

Has the festive season caught up with you? Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms - low energy, low mood, digestive discomfort, bloating? Nowadays more and more people are using January for a detox, but we want to provide you with the tools to be the best version of yourself all year round and help you make lifestyle changes that you can continue with.

Read our blog to find out more.

Education Series 2020

By Education 3 months ago 25693 Views

With the current government advice on Coronavirus (COVID-19), in particular the advice on avoiding public meetings and unnecessary travel, we have now cancelled all of our education events for the foreseeable future. The situation remains under review and, as soon as we can, we hope to reschedule events and will be in touch. In the meantime, we have plans to keep you all educated online, so watch this space! If you have queries relating to any of the above, do not hesitate to contact us on education@biocare.co.uk or 0121 433 8774.

How To Stay Happy and Healthy Over Christmas

By Seema Vekaria 4 months ago 3234 Views

Christmas time is well-known for indulgence, with its lavish roast dinners, decadent desserts, and often excessive alcohol. With the build up to Christmas starting earlier and earlier, the temptations can become plentiful, which can lead to an increase in the frequency of these indulgencies.

This can put a lot of stress on our digestive system, with excess carbohydrates, fats, sugars and proteins to break down appropriately. You may even experience symptoms such as diarrhoea, constipation, bloating and flatulence.

But don’t despair, we have come up with some easy and practical Christmas health tips to help you and your gut stay on the right track.

Top Digestion Supplements

By Olenka Quintrell 4 months ago 15532 Views

With the festive period looming, we need to look after our digestive health more than ever. Overindulging on mince pies, chocolate, and mulled wine, together with a big change in our usual daily routine in terms of both food and lifestyle, can cause us significant digestive discomfort if we are not careful.

Since our digestive system plays an integral role in our overall health and wellbeing, it is essential that we have an effective strategy in place to help us enjoy the Christmas festivities while maintaining a happy gut.

Read on to find out how you can support your gut health this holiday season with our top 5 digestion products.

Top Immunity Supplements

By Raihane Palagi 4 months ago 21134 Views

It’s that time of the year again, when everyone around us comes down with colds, flu and other nasty infections. The festive celebrations are just around the corner, and we all want to make sure that our immune system is strong and efficient, so we can enjoy this cheerful season with our loved ones.

Here are the Nutrition team's favourite supplements so you can start building your natural pharmacy and support your family's health throughout the winter months.

Good Bugs for Bad Bugs – Supporting Immunity with Probiotics

By Emily Blake 4 months ago 8560 Views

It’s that time of the year again when we all seem to be coming down with something: coughs, colds, flu, tonsillitis, or worse… We all know how disruptive and uncomfortable it can be to daily life, so how can we make sure that we are able to defend ourselves against these nasty bugs and viruses?

Thankfully, there is a lot that we can do to help ourselves, such as stress reduction and ensuring we get enough vitamin C, D, zinc, and sleep. But did you know that one of the most effective supplements you can take to support your immunity is actually a probiotic? It makes perfect sense when we consider that our immune system is largely based in the gut, and that the good bugs in it are absolutely critical to protecting us against the bad guys.

Read our blog to learn more.

How to beat the winter vomiting bug

By Emily Blake 4 months ago 29746 Views

The dreaded ‘winter vomiting bug’ threatens to wreak havoc on the start of our festivities.

There is currently no conventional treatment, [i] so read on to learn how nutrition and lifestyle may help you avoid infection, and support you during and after infection if it comes to that.