Probiotics benefits

What are probiotics? Probiotics are live micro-organisms (often bacteria) that are thought to have a positive effect on the health of the host organism (i.e. our bodies) and, in particular, digestive tract health. They are more commonly referred to as “friendly bacteria” or “good bacteria.” Most probiotics are bacteria similar to those naturally found in […]

Super acai berries

A bit about acai Acai berries, previously considered an exotic fruit, have now become a virtual staple in almost every supermarket’s collection of health foods and supplements. No longer the sole preserve of health stores and delis, these nutrient-dense berries have become increasingly popular in the form of dietary supplements, food powders, shakes and juice […]

Tips for building muscle

Basic steps for gaining muscle Increasing your muscle mass can be frustrating when you don’t immediately see the results you want, but the most common reasons for slow or inadequate muscle gain are easy to overcome if you know what to look for and how to avoid the pitfalls. Improve your workouts and diet, and […]

What am I eating?

Do you eat “clean”? In this modern age of processed foods, farming on a massive scale and the widespread use of artificial chemicals to enhance everything from taste and appearance to shelf life, you can no longer take it for granted that you know what is in your food just by looking at it. Unfortunately, […]

Fibre for digestion

What is dietary fibre? Dietary fibre, “bulk” or “roughage” (a complex carbohydrate) is the part of plant-derived foods that can’t be completely broken down by digestive enzymes in the human digestive system. Instead, it travels through the gut largely untouched, when it arrives in the colon where it may or may not be fermented by […]

Antioxidants for health

What are antioxidants? Antioxidants are beneficial compounds found in certain natural foods, such as fruit, vegetables, grasses, grains etc and even some animal products (such as fish oils). They help to defend your cells from damage caused by potentially harmful molecules, known as free radicals. How do free radicals damage the body? When free radicals […]

What is coeliac disease?

Coeliac disease (pronounced see-liac and spelled celiac in other countries) is an autoimmune disease, not an intolerance as is often assumed. This means that the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues, through the production of antibodies. In the case of coeliac disease, this reaction is triggered by gluten. Gluten is a protein composite found […]

Rosehip Tablets: The Health Benefits

Rosehip Tablets: The Health Benefits Rosehip tablets encourage healthy joints, aid your digestive system and help with kidney function. Studies also show that it can bring relief to arthritis symptoms. At Supplement Tree, we think this extract is an amazing way to support your body’s functions and relieve the pain associated with many problems. What […]

Boost your Immune System

We care for our skin with soaps, creams and masks. We care for our teeth with toothpaste and mouthwash, but what about what’s happening inside our bodies? Our immune systems are responsible for a huge range of functions that impact our physical health, mental health and daily well-being, so it’s vital that we pay as […]

Health Supplements

The term ‘supplement’ is not a strange one. You may have come across it reading your favourite health magazine and may have seen it on the shelves of your local store. You may have used supplements before or even recommended them to someone else. The point is, they are common and some of them are […]