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Easy to understand, consumer-friendly leaflets for you to print out and use yourself or hand out to clients. These guides help explain in simple terms why things can sometimes go wrong and what steps you can take to improve your health.

  • 35. Superfood - The Facts

    Do You Want to Significantly Improve Your Health?

    Eating more brightly coloured fruit and vegetables is a simple way to dramatically improve your health. A research report published in March 2014 found that eating 7 or more portions of fruit and vegetables daily reduces risk of death from any cause, at any point in time, by a whopping 42%.1

  • 34. Hay Fever - The Facts

    The arrival of spring brings longer days, warmer weather and blossoming trees – a welcome change from the long dark days of winter for most people. But for the 10 million hay fever sufferers in the UK, spring means suffering! It can be the start of months of misery, including sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, runny noses, headaches, disturbed sleep and fatigue.

  • 33. Inflammation - The Facts

    Pain is the leading cause of physical and psychological suffering in the UK, with up to 50% of the population experiencing ongoing chronic persistent pain. With the ageing population, this figure is set to rise even further in the coming years. Importantly, many people have multiple sources of pain, including muscle and nerve pain, and conventional treatments may often...

  • 32. Multivitamins - The Facts

    Your ‘daily health insurance’

    Every single day we have a basic requirement for a complete range of essential vitamins and minerals. Emerging evidence suggests that adequate daily micronutrient intake, often at levels above the recommended daily allowance (RDA), may also prevent age-related disease and promote optimal health and well-being. Here at Nutri, we think of a daily...

  • 31. Metabolic Foods - The Facts

    What is a Metabolic Food?

    Nutri’s metabolic foods are a special range of powdered formulas that are mixed easily with water to make a tasty and convenient shake. They combine vitamins and minerals with high quality protein and glycaemically balanced carbohydrates to produce a formula that closely resembles nutritious food.

  • 25. Eskimo®-3 Fish Oil - The Facts

    The Importance of Omega-3s

    To ensure good health it is essential that you obtain enough omega-3 fatty acids from your diet each day; yet if you are like most people you are not getting as much as your body needs. The average person in the United Kingdom consumes less than half the recommended amount of omega-3 from oily fish each day, and only 1 in 4 people consume any oily fish at all...

  • 23. Osteoporosis - The Facts

    Osteoporosis is a condition of thin, brittle bones that develops silently over many decades. Because it is a silent disease, many people don’t even discover they have osteoporosis until they fracture a bone or crack a rib! To maximize your mobility, appearance, independence, and quality of life as you age, take steps to ensure your skeletal health NOW.

  • 22. Similase - The Facts

    Getting the goodness out of your food

    Effective digestion is at the root of optimal health. You are what you eat, or perhaps more accurately, what you can digest and absorb. In terms of getting the goodness out of food, choosing what to eat, chewing and swallowing are the easy bits. Your body then has the complex and intricate job of breaking down, sorting out and eventually assimilating those nutrients into your bloodstream to be transported to...

  • 21. Caricol® - The Facts

    Prepared from Papaya fruit according to the original recipe of the Lotus Buddhist Monastery in Hawaii.

    •   Regulative support for the gastrointestinal tract which can be used in conjunction with medication.

    •   Ideal for patients with slow transit time.

  • 20. Metabolic Syndrome - The Facts

    What is Metabolic Syndrome?

    With no specific diagnosis, metabolic syndrome can be a difficult health problem to understand. Metabolic syndrome is not a disease itself but is rather a cluster of risk factors leading to cardiovascular disease. It is serious, and unfortunately is dramatically on the increase – especially among people who lead sedentary lifestyles and are overweight. 

  • 19. Thyroid Gland - The Facts

    Underactive thyroid

    Tired all the time? Don’t have the energy you used to have? Gain weight easily and find it difficult to lose? Feel the cold more than others around you?

    If this sounds like you, then perhaps it’s time you paid a little more attention to your thyroid gland. Situated just below the ‘Adam’s Apple’ or...

  • 18. Liver - The Facts

    Your Liver Explained

    Your liver is the hardest working organ in your body. In addition to protecting us from environmental toxins, the liver:

    • Filters out toxins produced by the body such as bacterial waste and hormones.
    • Is crucial for digestion and the building of tissues such as muscle...

  • 17. Why Choose Nutri - The Facts

    Nutri have been providing specialist nutritional supplements to health professionals for over 30 years. We are extremely proud of our products. Not just for their quality and safety record, but for the extensive research, meticulous selection and testing which goes to ensure their unparalleled efficacy. Our R&D team work closely with scientists and experts to create...

  • 16. Glandular Therapy - The Facts

    What are glands?

    Glands form part of the body’s endocrine system; secreting a wide range of essential hormones directly into the bloodstream, including oestrogen, testosterone, insulin, thyroxine, cortisol and DHEA to name just a few. Collectively, these hormones control vital body functions such as metabolism, immunity, growth, reproduction and sexual development...

  • 15. Omega 3 Fish Oil - The Facts

    Some health discoveries seem to burst into the spotlight, and then disappear as fast as they came – yet the story of omega 3s is very different. It was back in the 1970’s that they emerged into the health limelight, and they’ve stayed there ever since.

  • 14. Magnesium - The Facts

    Research studies have shown that magnesium plays an even greater role in health than was previously thought. Second only to potassium in terms of concentration within the individual cells in the body, magnesium is required for hundreds of biochemical reactions taking place within your body; the function of magnesium revolves primarily around its ability...

  • 13. Vitamin D - The Facts

    Vitamin D is fast becoming known as a ‘super-nutrient’. No longer just an important nutrient for healthy bones, research is now finding that deficiency of this fat-soluble vitamin can be linked to a wide range of health problems, including some of the most common chronic conditions of modern times.

  • 12. Probiotics - The Facts

    Did you know?

    Did you know that within your intestines billions of health-promoting bacteria are working hard to keep you healthy? These friendly bacteria are absolutely necessary for the health and function of your intestinal tract, which in turn has a tremendous impact on your overall health. The main types of friendly bacteria found in the gut are Lactobacillus and...

  • 10. Irritable Bowel Syndrome - The Facts

    Do you suffer from recurrent abdominal pain, bloating and intermittent diarrhoea, often alternating with constipation? You may be one of the increasing number of people suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). IBS is the most common of all gastrointestinal conditions. It is far more common among women, and generally occurs between the ages of...

  • 9. Men's Health - The Facts

    When compared with women, men tend to be more passive when it comes to looking after their health. Things are changing, however, and recent national campaigns have sought to raise awareness around health issues that commonly affect men, in order to help encourage a more proactive approach to their health.

  • 8. Candida - The Facts

    Candida albicans is a common yeast that lives naturally and in harmony in our intestines. In women it is also found in the vagina. It is kept in check by the beneficial bacteria that co-exists with it. However, under certain circumstances, it can become what is known as an “opportunistic pathogen” and produce a wide array of symptoms.

  • 6. Stress - The Facts

    Did you know?

    It has been estimated that 75 - 95% of all doctors’ visits are due to stress- related ailments and disorders. Stress has been linked to a diverse range of health problems such as cancer, diabetes, immune system breakdown, alcohol and substance abuse, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disease, lung ailments, cirrhosis, anxiety, depression, insomnia and...

  • 4. Arthritis - The Facts

    The word arthritis comes from the Greek ‘arthron’ meaning joint, and the Latin ‘itis’ meaning inflammation. Arthritis is a chronic condition characterised by severe joint pain and inflammation. It commonly affects joints in the hands, and weight-bearing joints such as knees, hips, ankles and spine. 

  • 3. Heart Disease - The Facts

    Number 3.

    Every year, nearly 300,000 people in Britain die prematurely from a stroke or heart attack. One man in every four will have a heart attack before retirement age and a quarter of deaths occur in people under the age of 65. For women, heart disease and strokes are second only to cancer as the leading cause of death between the ages of 35 and 54. 

  • 2. Constipation - The Facts

    Most people at some point in their lives have experienced constipation, an embarrassing and uncomfortable problem which refers to an inability to empty the bowels regularly and fully. For many people, constipation is an ongoing problem, which affects them on a daily basis. Most people are surprised to learn that the bowels should be emptied between one...

  • 1. Chronic Fatigue - The Facts

    What is CFS?

    Symptoms of CFS include fatigue for 6 months or more and experiencing other problems such as muscle pain, memory problems, headaches, pain in multiple joints, sleep problems, sore throat and tender lymph nodes. CFS is most common in women in their 40s and 50s, but anyone can develop CFS and it can last for years. Since other illnesses can cause similar symptoms...