Low Vitamin D and COVID-19: How to Protect Yourself
Over 60% of people have ‘insufficient’ or worse levels of vitamin D in their body, putting them at greater risk of hospitalisation from COVID-19.
Beating COVID-19 Over the Counter
A recent study has shown that a simple combination of readily available vitamin-based supplements can significantly reduce the risk of hospitalisation for COVID-19 symptoms.
The Low Carb Diet: Explained
There is a common misconception with low carb dieting, clarification of which will improve your results. It is not zero carb dieting, not by a long shot.
A U.P. Trainer’s Supplements Cupboard
A quick glimpse into the supplements cupboard of U.P. personal trainer, Elliott Upton – explaining why he takes each capsule, and when.
Everything You Need to Know about Vitamin D
How many of you know the benefits of vitamin D? Is it just another supplement to waste money on, or is it really worth taking? Presenting our full verdict.
Are Men More Likely to Die from COVID-19?
A recent New Scientist article asked the question “why are men more likely to die from COVID-19?” – a bold question that begs further exploration. So here, Joe Halstead does exactly that.
Diet Adjustments During the Lockdown
As lockdown measures are in full force, our activity levels have plummeted. We need to adjust our diets accordingly, but how? How can we stay on on track with our fitness goals through the COVID-19 pandemic?
Common Immunity Myths: Busted
Setting the record straight on common immunity myths once and for all, giving the definitive verdict on which myths there is truth to, and which deserve to be forgotten.
Best Supplements for Lockdown Dieting
While balanced diets are typically enough to provide the nutrients we need day to day, in lockdown situations, we can’t shop as normal – so supplements can be invaluable in plugging that gap.
Best Supplements for Stress Management
While the first ports of call in managing stress are typically lifestyle changes, and in some cases, psychological interventions, there are supplements we can turn to help us manage stress effectively.
Does Vitamin C “Boost” the Immune System?
Vitamin C is believed to fight off the common cold, and any number of seasonal ailments. This is in spite of there being little evidence supporting its use in reducing symptoms of practically any common illness.
Building A Balanced Diet For A Stronger Immune System
What and how much we eat has always played a critical role in our health and wellbeing. Our immune system in particular reaps the benefits of a balanced diet, reducing your risk of contracting illness at any time of year.