Transforme Health Blog

Health blog and health product news from Transforme | The vitamins and supplements company

  • Vitamin E Supplements: Essential Protection for the Body

    We all know about the moisturising benefits of vitamin E for the skin. In fact, it’s pretty much a girl’s best friend during the cold, drying winter months or the hot, sweaty summer season. Extreme climatic changes can cause havoc with our body’s biggest organ, but vitamin E is always there to save the day. Whether you like to slather it all over your body to soothe from the outside in, or you prefer to take vitamin E supplements to boost your diet, this amazing nutrient is essential for maintaining that youthful glow. But did you know that trusty vitamin E also has many other benefits for your health? Continue reading

  • 6 Summer Skin Care Tips You Can’t Live Without

    When it comes to skin care, it’s important to beware of the extremities. Just like the cold winter weather can dry out our skin, the scorching summer sun can cause irreversible skin cell damage to our face and body. So before you step out to the beach or jet off to an exotic destination this summer, be sure to consider your body’s biggest organ, the skin. Keep it happy, healthy and glowing this season with these top six skin care tips that you just can’t live without! Continue reading

  • It’s War on Hayfever: Vitamin C, Garlic and Turmeric

    So you’ve tried it all…..*achoo!* All the old wives’ and alternative remedies have failed you. Your season-long supply of antihistamines only provides a temporary fix. And devouring local honey has given you no relief whatsoever. If you’re a hayfever sufferer, summer can quickly turn into a nightmare. Dribbling noses, tickly throats, red and itchy eyes. These are the things that can ruin every summer event, every visit to the park, or every holiday abroad. But changing your diet and getting a boost of vitamins could make those pesky hayfever symptoms a little easier to handle. Here are the vitamins/supplements to consider taking this summer. Continue reading

  • Introducing Sugar Free Gummies, Multivitamins for Kids

    The world has changed. There’s no escaping it. Growing up in the 70s, 80s and 90s was like growing up in a parallel universe. Kids were encouraged to climb trees, play outside until dark with their friends, and spend hours and hours at the skate park or riding their BMX bikes. Kids were tough. Kids were fit and active. And they were much healthier in the decades before the rise of the internet, video games, Sky TV and takeaway delivery services. Continue reading

  • Let’s Talk About the Menopause

    Let’s face it, women have it tough. This isn’t a sexist thing or a man-bashing thing; a woman’s body really does have to work overtime during our lives. No wonder we need a little pampering every now and then!

    Not only do we have to put up with our monthly menstrual cycle when we’re still newly into our teens, but when we finally hit the age when we should be totally cool and in control – somewhere around 45-55 – we are then challenged with hot flashes, night sweats, loss of libido, mood swings, thinning hair (to name but a few of more than 30 symptoms), for four years or more! Hello, menopause! Continue reading

  • Tips for Sleeping Well this Spring

    We all know that a good night’s sleep is essential for our physical and mental health. Great sleep helps us to decrease the risk of chronic conditions such as heart problems, blood pressure, diabetes, anxiety and depression. It’s also amazing for our physical appearance, with a good night’s sleep being linked to the reduction and regulation of cortisol; a stress hormone that can lead to inflammation, which is bad for your skin.

    With the clocks going forward this Sunday (26th March), the mornings and evenings will get lighter every day; well, at least until the longest day of the year on June 21st. If the thought of losing one more hour of sleep simply fills you with dread, or you just can’t seem to get enough of those forty-winks, here’s some tips for sleeping well this spring. Continue reading

  • The Benefits of Evening Primrose: Not Just a Pretty Flower!

    It's true, the Evening Primrose (Oenothera, if you want to get all Latin about it), is a lovely little yellow flower that can add the colour of sunshine to any garden. It can even be used to brighten up boring salads or use the flowers for cooking in an infused oil. But more often than not, this vibrant little plant is not harvested for its yellow blooms, but for its precious seed oil.

    The benefits of Evening Primrose, the seed oil, in particular, have been known for centuries. In fact, Native Americans used to use it to reduce swelling (amongst other things), and by the time it found its way across the pond to European shores, Evening Primrose Oil (EPO) was used to cure just about everything! Continue reading

  • Five Top Benefits of Vitamin D Supplements

    Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock this week, you won’t have failed to notice the news that has swept the UK. Vitamin D supplements, otherwise known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, could be the key to preventing the dreaded winter cold and flu virus. So, just why is vitamin D such an essential in our daily lives? We’ve explored five top benefits of vitamin D supplements, and how taking a daily dose could really improve your health.

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  • Tips to Combat Cold and Flu in February

    There is absolutely nothing worse than knowing that you’re coming down with a cold; tired and droopy eyes, a scratchy throat, and don’t even get us started on that constant, throbbing headache. A bad head cold, or even worse, flu, is enough to take down even the healthiest and strongest of us.

    The problem with living in the UK in the winter months is that colds are inevitable. The months and months of damp, miserable weather, coupled with indoor thermostats turned up too high, and not enough sunlight, makes us prime candidates for nasty viruses. Continue reading

  • Benefits of Biotin: Beauty Booster for Great Skin and Hair

    Beauty fans, listen up! Today, we’re going to talk about biotin. It’s one of our favourite (and probably one of the most underrated) supplements of the modern age…. And it’s known to give you fuller, thicker, shinier hair plus stronger nails and glowing skin that withstands the summer and winter elements.

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