Category: Vitamins & Minerals

Cranberry Goodness

Cranberry Goodness

Many women drink cranberry juice to help maintain a healthy urinary tract.  Cranberries contain active compounds that actually reduce the harmful bacteria that like to stick to the bladder walls and cause havoc. In one study it was found that drinking one pint of sugar-free cranberry juice a day resolved 73% of UTIs (urinary tract […]

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WHY IS VITAMIN C SO IMPORTANT FOR GOOD HEALTH?

WHY IS VITAMIN C SO IMPORTANT FOR GOOD HEALTH?

WHY IS VITAMIN C SO IMPORTANT FOR GOOD HEALTH? Has anyone ever said to you when you were suffering from cold or flu, “have you taken your vitamin C?”  Chances are we’ve all had it said to us.  And why? Because vitamin C is one of the most popular vitamin to take.  But do we […]

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Natural Immune Support

Natural Immune Support

Dont get caught out by coughs, colds and flu this winter, support your immune system with a healthy diet, plenty of exercise and add some suppliments to your daily routine. VITAMIN C: Did you know Vitamin C contributes to the normal functioning of your immune system? Holland & Barrett – Vitamin C with Bioflavonoids (1000mg) […]

22/11/2012 | 0 Comments More
Weight Loss Product Review | CLA

Weight Loss Product Review | CLA

CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) has been on the market for a while now and has had plenty of research done on it at various Universities.  CLA can help reduce body fat and in turn increase muscle tone.  CLA is added to manipulate the way your body stores fat and helps you utilise it as energy, […]

14/11/2012 | 0 Comments More
Vitamin Supplements | VITAL or VICE?

Vitamin Supplements | VITAL or VICE?

As science advances at a fast rate in nutrition appear in medical journals etc, nutritionist and Joe Public get a better picture on how to keep the body in tip top condition. For years we have been told that vitamin suppliments were a good thing… But now its not that black ant white. The word […]

09/05/2012 | 0 Comments More
Optimum Nutrition | What Does It Mean?

Optimum Nutrition | What Does It Mean?

Simply put Optimum Nutrition is giving yourself the best intake of nutrients to allow your body to be as healthy as possible and to work as well as it can.  There are no real set rules, everyone is different, there are a whole host of factors to consider from the strengths and weaknesses you were […]

22/02/2012 | 2 Comments More
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B2 is involved in energy metabolism and the developement of healthy hair, skin and nails…  Riboflavin is destroyed by sunlight so if you get your milk delivered then get it inside quickly after delivery, more than half the Riboflavin content in milk can be lost after just 2hrs exposure to sunlight. Functions: Essential for […]

14/02/2012 | 1 Comment More
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Vitamine B1 is needed for the release of energy from food, Thiamine is the most unstable of all the B Complex family and is essential for digestion, the nervous system and helping us cope better with stress.  When deficient in B1 people notice tiredness, nausia, loss of appitite, irritability and depression. Extreme low levels of […]

14/02/2012 | 1 Comment More
Do You Get Enough???

Do You Get Enough???

Are you getting enough Vitamins and Minerals in your daily diet? Surveys suggest probably not…  But what is enough? It is still up for debate by the foremost experts in this field, but most countries have come up with RDAs (Recomended Daily Amounts) which show you how much you should be aiming for at the […]

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SUPERsnacks

SUPERsnacks

5 Snacks to Boost your ENERGY: Some snacks enhance energy levels, while others leave us feeling depleted. The key to choosing a satisfying snack that will give you energy to burn is understanding how certain foods fuel energy. Not all calories are equal. High-calorie processed foods can certainly provide a quick boost, but the result […]

10/02/2012 | 2 Comments More