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    Scaling new heights

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015

    An industry rep took things to new heights when she scaled Everest Base Camp. Lynda Lucas, South West Area Rep for Kinetic, took on her greatest challenge to…

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    Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    60% of women and 80% of men will experience hair loss in their lives. However, 46% of women suffer in silence, feeling alone and unsure of where to…

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    Sponsored – Food Trends

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    Increasing numbers of people are turning to vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets. More and more consumers want wholesome, ‘clean label’ products, with no added nasties, no GM…

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    Magnesium the way forward for January and beyond

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    People searching for healthy New Year’s resolutions need look no further than health pioneer BetterYou’s award winning Magnesium Flakes whose, stress busting benefits make it the product of…

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An industry rep took things to new heights when she scaled Everest Base Camp.

Lynda Lucas, South West Area Rep for Kinetic, took on her greatest challenge to date, following other challenges in 2014 that included completing three Walk the Walk Marathon Challenges to raise funds for a breast cancer charity.

Commenting on the eight-day trek, Lynda said: “It was an amazing experience. I trekked through four seasons in that week from sunny 25 degrees to -10 at Base Camp. I saw some amazing scenery and met some lovely people on the way. The trek was very tough at times, especially coping with the lack of oxygen at high altitude. The trek was not for the faint hearted as a couple of my fellow trekkers had to turn back due to altitude sicknesses, with one being airlifted by helicopter to hospital at Katmandu.”.

Lynda was well stocked with Kinetic products, including Terranova Beetroot, Codyceps & Reishi Super Blend, Dr Bronner’s Tea Tree Liquid Soap & Lavender Hand Santiser and Amazing Grass Raw Reserve Berry Green Superfood.

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Sponsored – Nourkrin® WOMAN – FOR HAIR GROWTH and Nourkrin® MAN – FOR HAIR PRESERVATION

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60% of women and 80% of men will experience hair loss in their lives. However, 46% of women suffer in silence, feeling alone and unsure of where to turn for help, because female hair loss and hair thinning remain a greatly stigmatised ‘taboo’ subject.

Learning about hair growth, and the major causes of hair loss, can help to break this taboo and offer effective treatment.

A normal Hair Growth Cycle has a 3-5 year duration, with each strand growing to its own schedule. At any given time, 85-90% of hairs are in the Growth Phase, with 10-15% in the Resting Phase, having reached full growth potential. The hair is then released from the follicle and a new hair grows to replace it, completing the cycle.

Almost all types of hair loss have one thing in common – a disrupted Hair Growth Cycle – but despite many different causes of hair thinning and hair loss, achieving normal hair growth requires supporting and maintaining a normal Hair Growth Cycle.

In the UK, OTC supplements have become a serious mainstream alternative to prescription medications and chemically-based topical treatments. Nourkrin® is the original, and UK’s leading, hair growth supplement brand – drug free, safe, and scientifically proven for over 20 years. Nourkrin® WOMAN – FOR HAIR GROWTH and Nourkrin® MAN – FOR HAIR PRESERVATION are scientifically formulated using a proprietary blend of ingredients, including the unique Marilex®, to work in conjunction with the normal Hair Growth Cycle and help normalise the overall life and function of the hair follicles.

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Sponsored – Food Trends

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Increasing numbers of people are turning to vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets. More and more consumers want wholesome, ‘clean label’ products, with no added nasties, no GM ingredients, and everything ethically sourced.

This is almost a word for word match for our buyers’ listing policy, which has been in place, since we became a Coop back in 1977. It is great that these criteria are now so much more part of the mainstream, with much of this being reflected in the high street. But if you really want make sure you are buying the best healthy, ethical groceries, why not put your trust in a company that’s never done it any other way.

It’s in our genes.

For more information visit www.suma.coop

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Magnesium the way forward for January and beyond

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People searching for healthy New Year’s resolutions need look no further than health pioneer BetterYou’s award winning Magnesium Flakes whose, stress busting benefits make it the product of choice for a relaxing 2015.

Recent research shows stress levels have doubled in the last four years, and Christmas is often cited as the chief time of year when tension and anxiety goes sky high.

Health pioneers BetterYou say its award-winning Magnesium Flakes could help beat the sleep deprived blues, helping to relax muscles and feelings of restlessness before sleep.

Andrew Thomas founder and managing director at BetterYou said: “Our magnesium flakes are the perfect recipe for a relaxing, stress free New Year after the hustle and bustle of Christmas which will have undoubtedly taken its toll on all of us.

“With stress levels soaring over the festive period, magnesium is the perfect tool to aid relaxation and help combat stress. We can think of nothing better to kick start your New Year detox than our magnesium flakes.

“Magnesium is essential for helping our bodies rid itself of toxins, which naturally build up from our diet and environment and especially during times of increased stress.”

BetterYou has recently introduced the perfect partner to its Magnesium Flakes – a Magnesium Inflatable Footbath. With the feet amongst the most absorbent areas of the body and perfect for magnesium replenishment – the footbath can bring the luxury of a spa treatment to your own home.

Magnesium Flakes are available from independent retailers across the UK and www.betteryou.com.