Sunshine and vitamin D – get it right!

There is something great about seeing the sun when you live in a country as wet and windy as the United Kingdom. Despite global warming we still don’t experience large amounts of sunshine in this island nation. We have seen news of flooding hitting the headlines for several years in a row. However, when the sun does manage to peek…

Good stress, Bad stress

A Google search for ‘Stress poor health’ brings up more than 12.5 million results. It seems that the effects of excess stress on our health is a well-known concept. More than 80% of adults believe that stress can have a strong impact upon their health. So why should I bother to add anymore to the…

Sleep…the forgotten health elixir

The alarm rings…you reach out and hit snooze. It rings again…you reluctantly sit up on the bed and try to rub the sleep from your eyes. Only slept 6 hours last night, woke up once in the middle of the night and the morning has arrived far too quickly. For the next 10 or 15…