Monday, 28 September 2020
It’s that time of year when the leaves are starting to fall from the trees and articles on the importance of taking Vitamin D supplements seem to be everywhere. This year, Vitamin D has been getting more coverage than normal due to claims that being deficient of the ‘Sunshine Vitamin’ may increase your risk from Covid-19. Whilst the stance of Public Health England (PHE) remains that there is insufficient evidence to support taking vitamin D supplements to prevent or treat Covid-19, there are some interesting observations from other parts of the World.
Sunday, 22 March 2020
COVID-19 is changing every possible aspect of our lives and we may feel helpless at times. However, there are practical things we can do in our homes to limit the risks of cross-contamination or infection – starting in our own bathrooms.
Monday, 16 March 2020
Hand hygiene is now a recognised practise for disease control but what is the most effective way at killing the germs, in particular the Coronavirus? Following the guidelines from the NHS and the World Health Organisation, Upbeat explores the Hows and the Whys of keeping your hands clean.
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 | Admin
As well as sleigh bells and the ubiquitous sound of Slade’s festive hit, one of the noises of Christmas 2017 will be the popping of prosecco corks. In just a few years, the light, fizzy Italian wine has trounced all rivals to become the nation’s favourite celebratory drink. Women in particular can’t get enough of its bubbly luxuriousness — just like champagne, only far cheaper and sweeter.
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 | Admin
A new fluoride-free toothpaste, formulated to adhere to the tooth surface and slowly release calcium and phosphate ions, is being launched by Biomin Technologies.
BioMin C, which helps replace lost minerals from tooth surfaces, is designed for those who, for a variety of reasons, do not wish to use fluoride-containing products but still want to have the benefits of a protective toothpaste.