Know your B Vitamins.

We know we need vitamins but do we really know what each of them does and how important they are for our body and mind?  Our Vit Stix contains B5, B6 and B12. Overall it improves cognitive functions, gives you better eyesight, improves digestion and helps maintain a healthy heart.   Here’s a breakdown of the B vitamins in our Vit …

Do you know your vitamins and what they do for you?

Vitamins play an important role not just in your diet but in your overall wellbeing. That’s why we love our Vit Stix, they give you the vitamins your body needs in a simple fruity drink. Here are the vitamins you need and which you’ll find in our drinks. Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body’s nerve and …

Vitamin D: why is it so important?

Vitamin D is a fat soluble nutrient responsible for increasing absorption of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate from the intestines. Known as the sunshine vitamin it can be produced by your skin when exposed to sunlight. More precisely ultraviolet radiation from sunlight triggers the formation of vitamin D3 from the cholesterol in your skin. Getting a sufficient amount of vitamin D …

Exercise in Lockdown

We all know that daily exercise is a vital ingredient to a healthy life, but how are we supposed to achieve that whilst staying inside? It sounds counter intuitive to be told to stay inside whilst also being told to exercise. But, from high intensity circuits to more zen yoga sessions there are a load of ways to keep fit …

Nutrients That Can Boost The Immune System.

With the prevalence and spread of coronavirus growing, now seems like an ideal time to look at all aspects of people’s lifestyle in order to reduce the risk. Clearly the first port of call should always be the governments’ and NHS’s advice on how to reduce the spread of all respiratory infection which include; cold, flu, pneumonia and coronavirus. These …

3 Nutrients You Can Not Get From A Plants Alone.

A vegetarian diet can be very healthy and comes with the obvious ethical and environmental benefits. However, you won’t automatically be healthier if you just cut out meat. Like everyone vegetarians need to make sure they are sticking to the 6 basic dietary needs: If you stick to these and are sensible about what you eat a vegetarian diet can …

5 key Vitamins that Runners are often lacking

Being a runner means we know how important diet is for our performance. But often this is limited to ‘carbo loading’ for big events and doesn’t expand to the intricate details of our diet. Running not only uses up extra calories but often depletes specific nutrients and chemicals that our bodies need to smash those PB’s. Runners can quite often …

Best Ways to Boost Your Vitamin D When it’s Cold Outside

So many Brits feel grey and lethargic during the months of October – March, and so often it is due to lacking the all-important Vitamin D. Lacking vitamin D can have big impacts on our health and wellbeing. Otherwise known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, Vitamin D is created by the body when Sunlight strikes the skin, which is why so many people lack it during …

New Year, New More Hydrated You

We all know the feeling after Christmas when we might have overindulged on the chocolates, or spent a little too long on the sofa. January arrives and we decide that this year is going to be our year! We are going to do loads of exercise and eat nothing but a chicken breast and plain rice. But this year I’m …