How and when to take Omega-3

Grilled salmon with vegetables on pan

“When should I take Omega-3?” We’re often asked this question. You can take a fish oil supplement at anytime, however it’s important to take it alongside a meal. Omega-3s won’t be absorbed as efficiently when taken on an empty stomach. Remember to take your fish oil with a good source of fat, as this can […]

Why Omega-3s are crucial for pregnant moms

Pregnant woman drinking fresh water in kitchen, healthcare during pregnancy concept

A new pregnancy should hopefully be a very happy and joyful time. Expecting a new life is a wonderful experience. However, some young mums may have concerns about how successful their pregnancy is, and how healthy their baby will be. Of the many questions that young mums ask, “Am I taking the right prenatal vitamins?” […]

Fast Facts about Vitamin D

If, like us, you live in country where sun doesn’t always shine, you may be Vitamin D deficient. Here are a few fast facts about Vitamin D to help you find the answers to the how, the why, and the ‘what should I do?’ Vitamin D3 Infogram Other articles about Vitamin D

The real impact of Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D at sunset on the coast of ireland

It’s that time of the year when we can all feel the seasons are a-changin’. As we slip into September, we know at a latitude of over 35° North, the amount of solar UV light needed to produce Vitamin D declines dramatically. As a result, between October and April each year, we get a minimal […]

Omega-3 levels in Ireland

Nutritional Therapist Barbara Barrett

Testing Omega-3 levels in Ireland is so important. Having the right levels can change the way we think, feel and age. Thanks to Clair Whitty from The Natural Health Store  and Alan McGuire for a fantastic radio interview on South East Radio in sunny Wexford on Saturday 13th August Listen in as they join Wild […]

What are the links between diet and the menopause?

Menopause is simply a pause for some of us in our 40s and 50s. For others, it’s a giant full stop!  As our bodies undergo massive changes, our youthful health and well-being can often take a sudden plunge.  However, women’s experience in different parts of the world can vary hugely. In Japan, even the word […]