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- 5th February, 2020
Selenium: The Important & Unexpected Ways It Impacts Your Health
Selenium is a mineral that supports your immune system and reproductive system. It is a lesser discussed nutrient but plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy body. The immune ...
- 2nd February, 2020
Why You Should Care About Phosphates In Your Body
How familiar are you with the mineral phosphorus? As one of the less mentioned nutrients that is vital for healthy bodies, many aren’t aware of the role of phosphates in ...
- 6th January, 2020
What To Eat Before & After A Workout
Starting a new training regimen? Determined to feel fitter at last? Before you start working out, you need to think about how you are going to fuel your exercise. We ...
- 23rd December, 2019
Why We Need Copper: Benefits & Myths
There are a lot of minerals and vitamins that our bodies need to function, from keeping our bones strong to our hearts pumping and brains firing. Copper is one of ...
- 16th December, 2019
How Vitamin K2 May Fight Cancer, Prevent Osteoporosis & Other Diseases
You’ve heard of vitamin K, but what you might not know is that there are actually different varieties of vitamin K. One of them, Vitamin K2 has becoming increasingly of ...
- 25th November, 2019
Why Vitamin E Is Great For Your Skin
Vitamin oil has been featured in many beauty products, particularly moisturisers and other skin care solutions. But why is vitamin E so good for your skin and are there better/worse ...
- 18th November, 2019
4 Signs You Need More B Vitamins In Your Diet
There are a number of B vitamins that our bodies use to stay healthy and strong. Although each B vitamin has a slightly different role in the body, they all ...
- 4th November, 2019
Ask The Pharmacy: Effectiveness, Results & Risks (Part 4 Of Hair Care & Hair Supplements Series)
In the final video of our hair care and hair supplements series, nutritionist Mitesh Desai answers FAQs around taking supplements for hair loss, growth and maintenance, including when to speak ...
- 25th October, 2019
Ask The Pharmacy: Dry Scalps & Brittle Hair (Part 3 Of Hair Care & Hair Supplements Series)
When thinking about hair care, we also need to consider the impact of your scalp to overall head health. Dry and brittle hair can often be paired with dry scalps ...
- 24th October, 2019
Vitamin A - Benefits and Risks
In this article we’ll explore, in depth, what Vitamin A is, how it works, how you can ensure that you are getting the adequate dose, the conditions that it can ...
- 19th October, 2019
Ask The Pharmacy: Hair Growth (Part 2 Of Hair Care & Hair Supplements Series)
How to promote hair growth is one of the most popular topics within hair care. Lots of people are curious about how to encourage their hair, whether they are growing ...
- 11th October, 2019
Ask The Pharmacy: Hair Loss (Part 1 of Hair Care & Hair Supplements Series)
Hair care is vitally important to many people. For those with a hair goal, be it minimising loss or promoting growth, seeking our supplements to support those goals is most ...
- 2nd October, 2019
Chromium: Weight Loss & Health Benefits Of Chromium Picolinate
We don't know everything about chromium yet, but evidence suggests it can help metabolise glucose, which can help with weight loss and type 2 diabetes.
- 24th September, 2019
Staying Healthy In Colder Months: Minerals & Vitamins For Winter
Check out these videos on the winter vitamins and minerals you need to help you to stay happy and healthy all through the cold months.
- 16th September, 2019
Iron Deficiency: Symptoms, Causes & How To Treat It
Iron is a powerful mineral, and one that can lead to feelings of fatigue if you aren’t getting enough. While iron can be found in lots of foods, particularly red meat, an increasingly vegetarian and vegan diet is leading many to consider how they can get enough to avoid an iron deficiency.
- 9th September, 2019
How To Prevent Hypokalemia & Choose The Right Potassium Supplements
Potassium is a mineral and an electrolyte. It is sometimes confused with vitamin K as the periodic table symbol for potassium is K, but they are very different nutrients. Potassium regulates our fluids and is vital for the healthy functioning of our bodies - so getting enough of it is very important.
- 30th July, 2019
Announcement: Landys Reward Scheme
Landys Chemist is proud to announce the launch of our Reward Points! We want to be able to thank all our fantastic customers for using our services, in particular those who come back again and again.
- 17th July, 2019
Ask The Pharmacy: Vitamin & Mineral Supplements, Are They Really That Important?
Mitesh Desai, nutritionist, answers your questions on the benefits and risks of vitamin and mineral supplements
- 1st July, 2019
Upcoming Event: Ask The Pharmacy
This new series will put YOUR questions to our pharmacy, offering insight into common queries, concerns and myths.
- 27th June, 2019
Summer Vitamins For Hayfever, Sunburn Relief & Natural Energy Boosts
As part of our vitamin video collection, we are looking at the seasonal trends in vitamin needs.
- 14th June, 2019
Why Do We Need Minerals? A Glossary From Landys
Below we pinpoint some of the most common minerals found in our bodies, identifying why they are important, where you can find them in your diet and, should you need them, suggested supplements and their associated benefits and risks.
- 10th June, 2019
The Best Black Seed Oil, UK - Why, How And When To Use It
Black Seed Oil is considered a bit of a wonder product, as it can be used for numerous conditions. Below, we look to explain where its use stems from, what is in it, why and how to use it as well as associated risks.
- 17th May, 2019
Benefits Of Calcium, Magnesium & Zinc
We look at which issues, from tiredness and back pain to PMS and cramps can be helped with calcium, magnesium and zinc.
- 9th May, 2019
What Is Vitamin C Serum And Why Should I Use It?
While Vitamin C serum has become all the rage for anti-ageing beauty product purposes it can also help with certain skin conditions. In this article we look at the benefits ...
- 3rd May, 2019
Vitamin D: Important At Every Age
Vitamin D is an incredibly important part of a healthy body’s nutrition. We don’t always get enough vitamin D, and at various stages of life, a lack of it can lead to minor or more serious issues.
- 3rd May, 2019
Essential Vitamins Glossary: The Facts
All the vitamin facts that you need to know to stay happy and healthy. Use our guide to help you make the right choices for your vitamin intake.
- 16th April, 2019
Stress Relief Tablets: Which Are The Best & Why
Stress is bad. We can all agree on that. 85% of UK adults say that they regularly experience stress, with many of us struggling to find ways to deal with it, let alone prevent it in the first place.
- 9th April, 2019
How To Stay Healthy As A Vegan: Supplements & Food Choices
Veganism has been on the rise for a number of years, leading, at last, to more acceptance of vegan food. With changes to the planet, the environmental importance of a more eco-conscious diet is attracting more to choosing a vegan lifestyle.
- 11th March, 2019
What’s The Difference Between Vitamin D2 And Vitamin D3?
Vitamin D is crucial to our body’s health and happiness, particularly in countries like the UK where we spend between three and six months most of the day in the dark. Vitamin D can be a vital supplement to keep ourselves happy and healthy.
- 13th February, 2019
Three Natural Sleep Supplements That Actually Work
Sleep should come naturally but for some people it simply doesn’t. Whilst there is an array of reasons that can cause an inability to sleep, the outcome is always the same: Drowsiness, slowed reactions, bad mood as well as, in the long term, depression and possible health issues.
- 25th January, 2019
Wake Up Feeling Good: The Best Energy Tablets To Supplement Your 2019
We outline how you can boost your energy through lifestyle and find the right energy tablets to support you in feeling the new, clear minded, healthy, and energetic you of 2019.
- 30th November, 2018
Growing Old Gracefully: How To Age Well
The UK Office for National Statistics puts life expectancy rates at 79.4 and 83.1. Great news, but this older generation needs to learn how to ‘age well’ by delaying the onset of chronic degenerative conditions.
- 6th November, 2018
Collagen: What Is It & What Is It Good For?
Did you know that up to 35% of all body protein content is made up of one type of protein? That’s collagen. Collagen does a lot in our bodies – ...
- 5th November, 2018
Cholesterol – Is It Bad Or Essential To Health?
Are you worried about your cholesterol levels? Going fat free is not the answer...
- 30th October, 2018
Supporting Children’s Learning Through Movement And Nutrition
By understanding more about brain architecture and neural connections, we can start to understand how best to support our child via nutrition and movement.
- 23rd October, 2018
Prevent Osteoporosis: Keep Your Bones Strong & Healthy
Keeping bones strong and healthy should be a top priority. Bones are one of the fundamental parts of our body and something we think of as being exceptionally strong. But ...
- 17th October, 2018
Skin: From The Inside Out – A Nutritional Approach To Skin Health
When we have a skin blemish, a spot, or a rash, our knee-jerk response is to reach for a lotion or cream to make it better, or makeup to hide it. But is this the optimal solution to poor skin health?
- 17th October, 2018
Are Probiotics Really Useless?
In a rather surprising news story, some scientists in Israel have labelled most probiotics as ‘useless’, based on their recent research. Unfortunately it’s a hollow conclusion that doesn’t stand up to scrutiny and flies in the face of much long-standing good quality evidence
- 17th October, 2018
Blood Sugar – What You Need To Know
Of the different food types we eat, sugar is the simplest for the body to create energy from, but the reality is that high blood sugar leads to you feeling less energised.