healthspan Supplements | Review and Giveaway

This time of year is the worst for health, I find. We’ve already have both children off school or nursery as they are poorly. The season change brings viruses and bugs and it seems that the kids are always he first to get them. And you can pretty much guarantee that if one person has something in the house, then we’ll see some side effects of it.

I am generally pretty good at taking vitamins each day to make sure that I am getting the right things that I need. But I am not always as good at remembering with the kids or with my husband, I must admit. I have been trying out some supplements from Healthspan recently and thought I would share how we’ve been getting on. You can even win some for yourself at the bottom of the page!

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One of the supplements that I have been trying out is the YoGo. Which is a pack full of punches and a glass bottle. Then you fill the glass with milk (I used almond milk and it was totally fine), to make yourself your own mixed fruits-flavoured yogurt-style drink, with added vitamins and minerals. it was really tasty and a great addition each morning.

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I was so impressed that it has all of the vitamins and minerals that you need to help to keep you well and fill you with energy. I certainly felt the benefit of it and looked forward to having it with my breakfast each morning.

I was impressed with the flavour too – it tasted really good. I also like that you can take it on the go. So if you are commuting, for example, you can take the bottle filled with your milk, and then add in the powder pouch when you’re ready to drink. A definite plus from me.

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If you like milkshakes, then I think you will enjoy the YoGo range. There are different flavours available, but it is good to know that you get to enjoy a nice yogurt-style drink for breakfast, and no you’ve had the vitamins and minerals that you need.

We were also sent some gummy multivitamins for the children to try out. Must admit I did have some myself! But there is more about them in this video here:

Like the video, I like the peace of mind that giving my children a multivitamin gives. You know, regardless of what they may or may not eat at school, that they are getting a lot of the vitamins and minerals that they need. The teddy shape and bright colours made it attractive to my children and they would even ask to have them each morning. Got to be a good thing, right? We need to stock back up – they have been very popular in our house!

If you would like to win 5 packs of the multivitamins and 5 packs of the YoGo, then you can enter win via the Rafflecopter form below.

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Good luck! You have until the end of the month to enter!

Have you ever heard of healthspan before? Do you currently take supplements? Would love to hear what you think.

Rebecca x*thanks to healthspan for sending over the samples. All opinions are my own.

Competition Terms & Conditions:

  • The competition is open to residents of the UK only aged (18) and over.
  • The prize is non-transferable and no cash alternative is offered.
  • To enter, please use the Rafflecopter widget above, complete any mandatory entries and any optional entries you would like.
  • The winner will be chosen at random from all valid entries.
  • The winner will be sent the supplements from healthspan.
  • The closing date for entries is 11.59pm GMT on 30th November 2017.
  • The winner will be informed by email within 7 days of the closing date.
  • The winner will be asked to provide a full UK postal address with postcode for delivery purposes.
  • The winners name will be available on request.
  • Address details will be passed onto an agency to post the prize out to the winner, and is therefore beyond my control. I cannot be held responsible for prizes being lost in the post although I will endeavour to liaise with the agency.
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100 Comments

  1. Alix Smith
    17th November 2017 / 9:27 pm

    I always take a high dose of Vitamin D3 throughout the winter.

  2. Sarah Mackay
    17th November 2017 / 10:55 pm

    I like to go swimming in the winter months

  3. Solange
    18th November 2017 / 4:04 am

    Yoga or Pilates

  4. amy bondoc
    18th November 2017 / 6:35 am

    making sure i still get plenty of excersise!

  5. stuart hargreaves
    18th November 2017 / 7:43 am

    Plenty of home made Onion soup with ginger, garlic carrots pasta chicken stock and of course onions

  6. Leila Benhamida
    18th November 2017 / 7:53 am

    A lot of walking and eat well. No caffeine also.

  7. Heather Brannan
    18th November 2017 / 8:11 am

    Lots of walking and swimming and trying to make the most of the precious daylight hours

  8. Georgina A
    18th November 2017 / 8:43 am

    Getting plenty of excercise and a daily multivitamin. Drinking lemon water too!

  9. 18th November 2017 / 9:44 am

    i always take multivitamins,with a hot honey drink.

  10. rosalind
    18th November 2017 / 9:47 am

    brisk walks. also a good multivitamin.

  11. Ren Taylor
    18th November 2017 / 10:16 am

    Eating lots of fruit and veg and drinking green tea and dog walks in the fields x

  12. sue moore
    18th November 2017 / 12:39 pm

    homemade soup, full of goodness and my Vitamin D3 tablet every day

  13. Victoria
    18th November 2017 / 2:45 pm

    My favourite way to stay healthy is to eat lots of refreshing and crunchy fruit and veg! Can’t get enough!

  14. rebecca h
    18th November 2017 / 2:45 pm

    I love to make delicious soups and stews, perfect for keeping warm and getting nutrition! I also take Echinacea and garlic tablets, they really help stave away common colds!

  15. Ray Becker
    18th November 2017 / 3:01 pm

    Swim regularly

  16. Laura Jeffs
    18th November 2017 / 3:02 pm

    healthy vegan and gluten free diet, and plenty of excercise

  17. Annabel Greaves
    18th November 2017 / 3:03 pm

    I like to go for regular walks in the fresh air

  18. Emma
    18th November 2017 / 3:10 pm

    Make sure to wrap up warm when going out, and eat plenty of fresh fruit and veg.

  19. Eliza Rychlowska
    18th November 2017 / 3:25 pm

    Lots of herbs, but D and probiotics.

  20. Helen Thurston
    18th November 2017 / 3:57 pm

    Lots of nutritious plant-based slow=cooked meals, veggie stews, curries and chilies. A good multi-vitamin to ensure optimum levels of vitamins and minerals.

  21. christine szlobodnik
    18th November 2017 / 4:03 pm

    I take multivitamins & keep warm. x

  22. Martina Pichova
    18th November 2017 / 6:28 pm

    Keep active outside – fresh air really helps.

  23. Leanne Hansell
    18th November 2017 / 6:46 pm

    I stay healthy in winter by taking vitamins.

  24. Karen R
    18th November 2017 / 7:37 pm

    I take a vitamin C and D supplement in winter xx

  25. Sheila Evans
    18th November 2017 / 9:13 pm

    I try to keep a positive frame of mind and get into the Christmas spirit but my health is a priority so I keep to a routine and get plenty of early nights – and eat lots of fruit, veg and salads. I need good quality multi-vitamins/minerals to ensure I’m ‘sparkling’ so this prize would be very welcome!

  26. claire woods
    18th November 2017 / 9:54 pm

    with a healthy diet.

  27. john prendergast
    19th November 2017 / 4:06 am

    go the gym

  28. Katie
    19th November 2017 / 7:53 am

    drink hot water with lemon and ginger in, take vitamin D and magnesium

  29. Jade Hewlett
    19th November 2017 / 8:20 am

    I try to eat healthy and take vitamins

  30. Graham Ross
    19th November 2017 / 9:32 am

    I take multivitamins and eat more stews

  31. Lisa Parker
    19th November 2017 / 5:10 pm

    I take vitamins, go for long walks and have my home made soups for lunch x

  32. Iona Cornish
    19th November 2017 / 6:58 pm

    I try and take a walk every day in the fresh air

  33. Margaret GALLAGHER
    19th November 2017 / 8:11 pm

    Fresh air everyday and a positive outlook

  34. Iris W
    19th November 2017 / 8:33 pm

    Lots of veggies and healthy soups, a few gym classes a week and a long dog walk in the fresh air every day

  35. fiona waterworth
    19th November 2017 / 9:12 pm

    Lots of walking and plenty of home cooked meals and soups with fresh vegetables

  36. Don Jones
    19th November 2017 / 9:59 pm

    Play rugby

  37. Amanda tanner
    19th November 2017 / 11:46 pm

    Plenty of home made veg soups and fresh air

  38. Christina Palmer
    20th November 2017 / 9:20 am

    I attend aerobics twice a week to help keep me mobile

  39. 20th November 2017 / 1:37 pm

    My younger one just caught a nasty cold over the weekend, and I had been wondering what to give him. We just use Multivit for them regularly through the year. YoGo looks like I should give it a go!

  40. Tee Simpson
    20th November 2017 / 1:50 pm

    I like to do yoga at home

  41. Clara B
    20th November 2017 / 6:10 pm

    Snacking on dried fruit rather than chocolate

  42. lorraine kirk
    20th November 2017 / 7:26 pm

    Try to eat healthily and take a vitamin supplement through the winter.

  43. Lesley Walsh
    20th November 2017 / 10:22 pm

    Wrapping up warm in cold weather and eating home made soup,

  44. Lorraine Stone
    21st November 2017 / 10:14 am

    Keep warm both at home and outside too!

  45. Lesley Bain
    21st November 2017 / 10:21 am

    Wrapping up warm and taking my dog for a long walk along the beach :)

  46. clair downham
    21st November 2017 / 4:47 pm

    lots of juice and fruit

  47. ADEINNE TONNER
    21st November 2017 / 6:08 pm

    For me it has to be taking vitamins daily and doing exercises at home too.

  48. leanne weir
    21st November 2017 / 8:26 pm

    I like to go swimming

  49. Maxine G
    22nd November 2017 / 6:25 pm

    Keep hydrated as the central heating can dry out your skin!

  50. Kerry Kilmister
    22nd November 2017 / 9:20 pm

    Lots of swimming in indoor heated pools!

  51. Keith Glover
    22nd November 2017 / 10:01 pm

    Fruit and orange juice

  52. Allan Wilson
    22nd November 2017 / 10:01 pm

    Lots of brisk walks

  53. Isabel O
    23rd November 2017 / 4:22 pm

    I make sure to wash my hands often so that I can try and avoid people’s colds and flu.

  54. Emilia nastaly-howard
    24th November 2017 / 4:38 pm

    Vitamins :)

  55. Kim Neville
    25th November 2017 / 5:24 pm

    I drink lots of water and do lots of walking for my fitbit challenges

  56. Clare Hubbard
    26th November 2017 / 8:19 am

    I take vitamins

  57. Ruth Harwood
    26th November 2017 / 2:24 pm

    Vitamins, lip balm and the gym!!

  58. JULIE WARD
    26th November 2017 / 4:47 pm

    I try to get out in the fresh air everyday, I also play badminton twice a week

  59. Sarah Austin
    26th November 2017 / 7:37 pm

    lots of fruit teas!

  60. Victoria Prince
    27th November 2017 / 11:26 am

    My favourite way to stay healthy is by eating lots of veg (cos I love it :) ) and taking zinc and vitamin c

  61. Libby Noack
    27th November 2017 / 1:17 pm

    Lots of Walks and Vitamins :)

  62. Fiona Johnstone
    27th November 2017 / 7:33 pm

    I wrap up warm and take my dogs out, come rain or shine.

  63. Kristyn Harris
    28th November 2017 / 11:55 am

    I enjoy going to the gym in the winter

  64. Harneet Farmahan
    28th November 2017 / 3:25 pm

    Eat lots of fruits, drink warm water and keep warm

  65. Kay Broomfield
    28th November 2017 / 5:46 pm

    I keep up with my gym routine which keeps my immunity strong.

  66. Chris Fletcher
    28th November 2017 / 8:52 pm

    I love a run when its a bit chilly – it keeps you cool once you’ve got going!

  67. ellie spider
    28th November 2017 / 11:34 pm

    exercise a few times a week including plenty of outside walks and drink lots of water – people think you need it t be hot t be dehydrated but lots of people get dehydrated in the winter as they reduce their fluid intake

  68. Maria Jane Knight
    29th November 2017 / 9:34 am

    I take Echinacea capsules and swear by them!

  69. tina Glover
    29th November 2017 / 10:35 am

    I make healthy stews in my slow cooker whilst im at work so i can eat as soon as I come home. It stops me picking at unhealthy snacks whilst i’m cooking tea as its already made and ready to serve :-)

  70. Laura Muir
    29th November 2017 / 3:03 pm

    I take vitamin d tablets and magnesium as my muscles seem to ache when its cold. Also I steam my face every day to keep my skin moist :)

  71. michelle thompson
    29th November 2017 / 3:58 pm

    i drink plenty of green tea and take vit D tablets

  72. Laura Pritchard
    29th November 2017 / 6:30 pm

    I eat my weight in satsumas!

  73. Daisy Belle
    29th November 2017 / 8:21 pm

    Yoga

  74. Jason Tolliss
    29th November 2017 / 8:47 pm

    Eating clean and hitting the gym

  75. Sam Parkes
    29th November 2017 / 9:15 pm

    Take vitamins such as D3 and bit C

  76. Diana
    29th November 2017 / 9:34 pm

    Eating lots of oranges :)

  77. Rich Tyler
    29th November 2017 / 9:57 pm

    Eating lots of fruit and veg, keeping active!

  78. Jodie A Green
    30th November 2017 / 2:50 am

    i take vitamins throughout the year and rarely get ill, the gym and a nice morning run seems to keep me fit and well

  79. Shannon Mostert
    30th November 2017 / 2:57 am

    Eating soup when hungry, otherwise it’s so easy to pick at not too healthy options.

  80. francis lee
    30th November 2017 / 9:01 am

    Do lots of walks and don’t over eat,

  81. Kirsteen Mackay
    30th November 2017 / 9:01 am

    I take multivitamins every day and drink hot juice.

  82. kellie herridge
    30th November 2017 / 9:57 am

    green tea and vitamins

  83. claire griffiths
    30th November 2017 / 11:15 am

    multivitamins and i like to take a good stroll

  84. Rachael Sexey
    30th November 2017 / 12:41 pm

    I take apple cider vinegar every morning 😀

  85. Gemma Massey
    30th November 2017 / 1:52 pm

    Lots of dog walking with his cute Christmas pudding jumper on xx

  86. Deborah Clarke
    30th November 2017 / 2:42 pm

    I like to make lots of healthy veg stews and soups . Proper winter warmer with lots of herbs and spices to keep the immune system strong

  87. susan dodd
    30th November 2017 / 3:25 pm

    I take magnesium every day and zinc in the winter months

  88. charles omelo
    30th November 2017 / 3:33 pm

    i keep fit and eat healthy

  89. Jessica Hutton
    30th November 2017 / 4:04 pm

    Long walks wrapped up warm with the dogs xx

  90. Frances Sunshine Hopkins
    30th November 2017 / 4:45 pm

    Lots of walking x

  91. Adrian Bold
    30th November 2017 / 7:25 pm

    I like to wrap up warm and go on long dog walks. We live near the Lake District so there are plenty of great walks / hikes and trails to keep us occupied.

  92. Tammy Neal
    30th November 2017 / 8:45 pm

    I try to eat healthy xx

  93. caroline tokes
    30th November 2017 / 9:11 pm

    Eat plenty oranges to keep colds away

  94. Michelle Wild
    30th November 2017 / 10:10 pm

    I take vitamin D and add a little oil in my bath as my skin really dries out.

  95. Val Pownall
    30th November 2017 / 11:03 pm

    Wrap up warm and get out in the fresh air. Especially on sunny days.

  96. Catherine Gregory
    30th November 2017 / 11:03 pm

    Lots of walking with new baby in pram and taking lots of vitamin c

  97. Natalie Crossan
    30th November 2017 / 11:21 pm

    Excercising and eating healthily xxxx

  98. Jacqui Rankine
    30th November 2017 / 11:22 pm

    Sleep, exercise and healthy diet

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