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Latest vitamin D supplement advice – necessary or just good news for manufacturers?

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) has recently reviewed our Vitamin D recommendations and based on this, Public Health England (PHE) have set new guidelines for the UK. It’s now being recommended that we all consider taking a 10 microgram Vitamin D supplement throughout the autumn and winter months (September to March). Considering for […]

The Big BMI Debate

Body Mass Index (BMI) has hit the headlines again this week, so I thought I’d have a quick look at the hype and the facts behind the news. What is BMI? BMI is a concept first developed over 150 years ago as a gauge to see how ‘at risk’ an individual was of premature illness […]