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  1. Are you Deficient in Magnesium?

    Are you Deficient in Magnesium?
    Do you experience muscle cramps or spasms? Do you enjoy 1 or more cups of coffee a day? Do you find it hard to fall asleep and stay asleep?  Do you feel consistently fatigued and not rested? Does it take you longer to recover after exercise? Do you suffer from regular constipation?   These are all ways in which your... read more
  2. The Health Store's Mommy Must Haves

    The Health Store's Mommy Must Haves
    This article was written by the fabulous Christina, Store Manager at our Newbridge branch. Pop into her and the team for any natural health advice for yourself or little ones that you may need! As a busy mum of two energetic boys, I’ve found myself over the past few years going back to the same essentials in supplements, skincare and... read more
  3. Beauty Products - What, When & How Much?

    Beauty Products - What, When & How Much?
    Little bit lost when it comes to a skin care routine? Today we talk to the wonderful Christina, manager of our Newbridge store about her Beauty basics, what she uses when and how much. Christina Says; Every day I see new products on the market and to say I get confused is an understatement.  I mean in this day and... read more
  4. Summer Beauty Ingredient Check: What you need for better skin, hair & nails.

    Summer Beauty Ingredient Check: What you need for better skin, hair & nails.
    It's hot out there and our skins a little dryer, our hair is fluffy & frizzy and our nails have been bonked off the BBQ a few too many times. Rather than tell you to drink more water, eat more vegetables etc, we caught up with Catherine Mulcahy, creator of Your Beauty Tonic to discuss the top five ingredients you need to... read more
  5. Make your own Tea Medicinal

    Make your own Tea  Medicinal
       Make your tea medicinal   Nothing beats a hot drink during cold Irish weather. Before you sit down to your traditional cup of tea, consider herbal alternatives, which offer some wonderful health benefits. Here are a few favourites to try: Ginger Tea Primary herb for the reproductive and digestive system. It is a great digestive and detoxification aid; it... read more
  6. Are you getting enough Vitamin D ?

    Are you getting enough Vitamin D ?
      Now is the time to think Vitamin D Vitamin D is well known for its role in bone health. In fact, it is a hormone which plays an important role in many bodily processes. Therefore, its deficiency can negatively affect our health. It has been associated with osteoporosis, cancer and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Research suggests that... read more
  7. BENEFITS WILD GARLIC PESTO

    BENEFITS WILD GARLIC PESTO
        Wild Garlic Pesto The health benefits of wild garlic are similar to regular garlic, just slightly weaker. Garlic has strong anti-viral properties and has been shown to benefit cardiovascular health. The addition of nuts and seeds to this pesto means it is packed with minerals, healthy fats and antioxidants. This versatile pesto can be added to pastas or... read more
  8. 9 Ways to Beat Common Skin Problems

    9 Ways to Beat Common Skin Problems
    9 Ways to Beat Common Skin Problems We’re used to hearing about our skin in connection with beauty, rather than health.  Skin however, is a remarkably complex organ (the largest in our bodies), which reflects your total health.  Treatment for common skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis, eczema and rosacea therefore, often include a closer look at what’s going inside... read more
  9. PCOS – What it is and what can I do to help my hormones?

    PCOS – What it is and what can I do to help my hormones?
    Polycystic ovarian syndrome is an imbalance of the hormonal system identified by multiple cysts developing on the surface of the ovaries. PCOS is more prominent in women of reproductive age, with many women unaware that they suffer from the illness as it often goes undiagnosed until fertility problems arise. The symptoms of PCOS can vary from woman to woman, but... read more
  10. Reducing your risk of Breast Cancer

    Reducing your risk of Breast Cancer
    Natural tips from Naturopath and CNM Lecturer, Gemma Hurditch. Here are some key natural health tips to help keep in check our chances of developing breast cancer.   Watch your weight Being overweight or obese is a risk factor for developing breast cancer. Maintaining a sensible weight is protective against many forms of cancer. Intermittent fasting or the 5:2 diet... read more

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