Do you experience any of the following? - Insomnia - Loss of libido - Depression - Anxiety - Dry skin and/or hair - Joint pains - Palpitations - Mood swings - Difficulty in concentrating   And, if you're a woman, are you familiar with these? - Monthly weight fluctuations - Tender, enlarged breasts - Hot flashes - Irregular cycles - Premenstrual...

The emphasis on gut health may seem like a recent development—but did you know that we’ve been aware of a connection between the gut and the skin for almost 90 years? In 1930, two pioneering dermatologists, John Stokes and Donald Pillsbury, postulated that emotional states could...

They’re good for scratching and scraping, and they look lovely when painted—but did you know that your nails can also provide insight into your health? The nail plate is a surprisingly complex structure. It’s formed largely of sulphur-rich keratin (the same protein that makes up your...

Did you know that there’s a 50% chance you’ll experience dandruff in your life? We tend to associate the condition with men, but it’s just as common in women. Dandruff—a mild form of the condition seborrheic dermatitis—presents as itchy, flaky and sometimes scaly skin. Dandruff is...

Did you know current guidelines dictate that men should have no more than 33g of added sugar per day, and women no more than 25g? This equates to 8 teaspoons for men, and 6 teaspoons for women. That might sound like a lot, but it’s surprisingly...

Put your hand just below your belly button—and say hello. Resting under there, inside your intestines, are approximately 3 pounds (or roughly 1kg) of bacteria, viruses and fungi and protozoa. It’s a mind-boggling state of affairs, but we carry around more bacterial DNA than human DNA...

Are you always waiting for something to go wrong? According to the Mental Health Foundation, more than 8 million people in the UK suffer from anxiety disorders [1], and it affects twice as many women as men. Anxiety feels different to every individual, but generally it can...

Eating in season is good for you, good for your wallet and good for the planet! Familiarising yourself with what’s in season is also a subtle and satisfying way of reconnecting with nature, especially if you live in a town or city. Noticing the different...