August Newsletter

August Newsletter

Welcome to the August newsletter where we do a rather big (understatement!) NIOD update, which I ask that you read carefully because at the end of it we may well have changed everything, again! We take a look at several health concerns, including Age-Related Macular Degeneration, what it means to have an underactive thyroid and Diverticular Disease. Somewhere in the middle of all this is a treat and I report on the death of a product, actually make that three that have entered ‘product heaven’; additionally there is another new launch from Margaret Dabbs and a rather chic water bottle to have and to hold. Let’s go:


When we launched NIOD, I was very clear that we were launching on a health platform and although NIOD can of course be categorised as a health/beauty crossover, the single most important thing to Brandon and I was that the products made a positive difference and in some way, shape or form changed lives, which for so many of you it has gone on to do on so many different levels.

I’ve written several times that NIOD is not a brand, it is a collection of extraordinary formulations, which are light years ahead of all else; it has a heart, it has a soul and we always do NIOD in depth because anything less would be deeply disrespectful. But it is more than that, far, far more: NIOD loves, NIOD shares and NIOD gives. And you give back; you give back in the most loving and beautiful way by sharing your thoughts and in so doing you help others and that is where I am throwing the focus on this newsletter because there can be no greater gift than loving and supporting each other. Read More…

How An Underactive Thyroid Affects You


An underactive thyroid, also known as hypothyroidism, affects people in a number of ways. An underactive thyroid occurs as a result of a decrease in the hormones produced by the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland, roughly about 5 cm long, which lies at the base of the neck behind a piece of cartilage often referred to as the Adams apple. Read More…