The Role of Vitamin D in the Fight Against COVID-19

The Role of Vitamin D in the Fight Against COVID-19

News articles since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic have hypothesised that you are more likely to suffer severe COVID-19 if your levels of vitamin D are low. Although more research must still be done, there is a striking overlap between risk factors for severe...
WAFH Working Alone From Home

WAFH Working Alone From Home

In bygone days, before the Covid-19 pandemic hit, working from home was seen by many, as a panacea for work/life balance. Fast forward just seven months and the dream is now a long-term reality for many in the UK, and unsurprisingly, people are missing the buzz of the...
Do you Know Your Numbers?

Do you Know Your Numbers?

Have you ever been told that you have high blood pressure? What is blood pressure, and why it is important?  Have you ever wondered what those two numbers mean and what is a ‘normal’ reading? Around 6 million people in the UK have high blood pressure and don’t know...
Nutrition in Lockdown

Nutrition in Lockdown

Eating habits have changed for a lot of us, with stress and comfort eating creeping in, the access to our own kitchen (and fridge!)  24/7, and food, of course, remains a source of pleasure which is helpful in stressful times. So try to fix a routine here at what times...
Good night, Sleep right

Good night, Sleep right

Preventicum speaks to Nick Littlehales, Elite Sport Sleep Coach and International author of ‘Sleep’. Can a good nights’ sleep make a difference for the elite athlete or the elite businessperson? We are all aware of factors and influences that help us to work well...
Are you getting enough vitamin D?

Are you getting enough vitamin D?

With many of us having to stay at home during the present Corona virus crisis, we are not being exposed to much in the way of sunlight and as a result our vitamin D levels are reduced. Vitamin D is made in the skin with the help of sunlight. It has several important...