Category Archives: Women’s Health

Can nutrition and supplements help with menopause symptoms? A look at the evidence…


What is menopause? Menopause is when menstruation permanently stops due to a decrease in estrogen production in the body. Estrogen is a female sex hormone responsible for developing and regulating the female reproductive system. Most people with menstrual cycles will go through menopause at 51, on average. Menopause can begin in the years before periods […]

Arthritis inflammation and pain relief

Customer Question: We have received a couple of customer requests around which supplements may help with managing inflammation and pain around arthritis. In this blog Dr Shane highlights some of the nutrients that have been shown to of real value. Plus reducing our chances of developing arthritis, we need to also consider key nutrients obtained […]

How does Beetroot help the body?

Why is there so much buzz about beetroot? Beetroot is a root vegetable that’s most often found in it’s purple/red variety. There are a few other varieties too, like yellow and orange. Beetroot is most often found in the UK in pickled form, added pre-cooked to salads, or used raw in juices. In the UK, […]

How to add Natural Fiber to your diet.


Product in focus.  Each month we will feature a product that we feel has much potential though it maybe one that you know little about. The first product in focus is brought to us by Healthy Origins. The product is called “Fiber Natural Healthy”. A quick review of the product label indicates that this supplement […]

Time-restricted eating for weight loss

We asked Dr Shane to explore whether time-restricted eating (TRE) is an effective strategy for weight loss. What is time restricted eating? Time-restricted eating (TRE) is a nutritional intervention wherein food intake is limited to a consistent daily window without changes in nutritional quality or quantity.1 Usually, seen as a 8 to 12 hour daytime […]

Natural Support for Sciatica

You asked and Dr Shane answered……… Sciatica is a common type of pain where the sciatic nerve, which runs from our lower back to our feet, is irritated or compressed.1 Health professionals help us manage and recover from such pain. We can also help self-manage our pain through adhering to appropriate guidelines. Plus, there are […]

Know Your Nutrients: Berberine

This next post in the series by Dr Shane explores key nutrients that are required by our bodies to support our optimal health and wellbeing. Each nutrient will be described in terms of its role, highlighting various key benefits, including our potential for deficiency, dietary sources, and potential benefits for supplementation. Berberine is a chemical […]

Know Your Products: A to Z Pure Health Liquid Chlorophyll.

Having just launched, and promoted A to Z Pure Health’s new Liquid Chlorophyll, we have been asked what the benefits are of adding this product to our supplement plan. We thought we would ask Dr Shane to bring this information to life…… We all generally know that Chlorophyll is involved in energy production by green […]

How to manage our Mental Health and Anxiety?

We asked Dr Shane what we can be doing to help our mental health and especially anxiety, here is what he recommends: OCCURRENCE The charity MIND informs us that in England alone 1 in 4 of adults experience a mental health problem of some kind each year. In any given week this rate is 1 […]

If you are female team sport player this new review article will be of interest.

Photo credit: Driffield RUFC Ladies XV Renard and colleagues (2021) have just published a summary of research looking at comparing the food intake of female team sport participants to recommendations for both health and performance. The article is titled, “How Does the Dietary Intake of Female Field-Based Team Sport Athletes Compare to Dietary Recommendations for […]