Wednesday, 1 August 2018 | Editor
Adding turmeric to your diet can definitely bring some big benefits in terms of nutrition but It is the curcumin in it that is so valuable. But, a typical turmeric root contains about 2-5% curcumin, so taking an unstandardized, powdered turmeric root product means that very large amounts would be required to get a beneficial amount of curcumin.
While turmeric is excellent when used as a spice, a curcumin extract is a much, much better choice for health benefits because it is is much more concentrated. This incredible compound can influence just about every aspect of health inside and out, from your skin all the way to your brain.
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 | Editor
Last week’s highly publicised Cochrane review on fish oils made headlines by claiming omega 3 from fish oils had little or no effect on heart health. The review, ‘Omega-3 fatty acids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease’, aimed to investigate the effects of increased omega-3 intake on mortality and cardiovascular events. The authors concluded that evidence suggests omega-3 supplementation has little or no effect on cardiovascular health.
The study has some major problems
Friday, 13 July 2018 | Editor
There have been numerous studies into the benefits of CBD Oil, showing that its anti-inflammatory effects can help with muscle and joint pain, even having the potential to relieve the chronic pain and muscle spasms associated with conditions such as arthritis or multiple sclerosis. It can also help to reduce anxiety, promote sleep and create a general feeling of wellbeing.
Friday, 6 July 2018 | Editor
We are delighted to include the Pharma Nord range pr health supplements on our site. Pharma Nord have been supplying pharmaceutical quality Vitamins and dietary supplements to consumers, health food shops, pharmacies, hospitals and practitioners for over twenty years. Their large selection of products make it easy to boost your health by supplementing your diet with preparations of superior quality.
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 | Editor
You may be aware of the value of plant sterols. Plant sterols occur naturally in food and are similar in structure to cholesterol, the HDL fat that is abundant in animal sourced fats. But what is not generally known is that the body produces its own cholesterol which is secreted into the digestive system in the form of bile to aid the digestive process. So here is an innovate new product that may help.
Friday, 8 June 2018 | Editor
What did I come in here for?
Brain fog? Do you find yourself walking into a room and forgetting why you went there? Have you been struggling with poor concentration and brain fog? Most of us are juggling work, family life and other activities, so memory decline is the last thing we want! This article is about BioCare's new Neuro Complex product. Includes video by BioCare Clinical team
Sunday, 3 June 2018 | Editor
Thinking about your holiday? Tummy bugs can ruin a holiday. You'll probably protect your skin against sun damage so why leave your tummy unprotected? Different food, different water, dehydration: these are all dreaded by your stomach.
Friday, 4 May 2018 | Editor
Around 5% of women will be diagnosed with hypothyroidism at some stage in their lives, with another quarter on the borderline of slow and normal function. The borderline cases often get missed because they are less likely to warrant medication in the doctor's opinion. But these cases can be helped.
Here are some common symptoms to look out for:
Saturday, 21 April 2018 | Editor
Are your energy levels all over the place? Are you tired when you should be alert, such as upon waking or during the afternoon?
Many factors can impact energy levels, such as thyroid dysfunction, chronic fatigue syndrome and adrenal fatigue, resulting in prolonged fatigue. Here are some key energy-depletors that you can address:
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 | Editor
Have you ever heard of Microbiome Gut Brain Axis? Maybe not: most people haven't. But perhaps you should. If you have digestive issues (e.g. bloating, food sensitivities), alongside depression, anxiety, autism, or a neurodegenerative condition such as multiple sclerosis (MS), you need to know about the 'Microbiome Gut Brain (MGB) Axis' and what might help