Thursday, 12 October 2017 | Editor
antioxidants range from carotenoids like lutein and zeaxanthin found in yellow and green veggies which offer protection to the macula in the eye, to flavonoids like quercetin in onions and apples with their anti-histamine effects and polyphenols in green tea which offer anti-ageing benefits.
Minerals like zinc citrate and selenium also offer Antioxidant benefits, protecting cells against toxin and free radical damage and enabling enzymes to work properly.
Monday, 12 June 2017 | Editor
We know we need them and we think they are good for us, but why do we need them? Why are they so crucial to help with preventing chronic disease and the ageing process? We use the term a lot, but do we understand what it actually means and its implications for health?
Thursday, 24 March 2016 | Editor
After the food and drink indulgences of Christmas and New Year, we naturally start to think about getting back into shape in January. We all know junk foods are bad news for your waistline and new research is highlighting the negative effects these unhealthy foods also have on memory and cognitive function.
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 | Editor
The amazing benefits of fish oil for brain function have been highlighted once again with new research demonstrating the protective effects of omega-3 oils on memory and brain function.
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 | Editor
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of developing age related macular degeneration according to new study findings
Monday, 21 March 2016 | Editor
Millions of UK adults supplement regularly with calcium and vitamin D in the hope of preventing bone diseases such as osteoporosis, yet recent research has called these supplements into question.
Wednesday, 9 March 2016 | Editor
A landmark study by Newcastle University has shown that organic vegetables, fruit and cereals have significantly higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of dangerous heavy metals than crops non-organic produce.