Wednesday, 18 October 2017 | Stuart
A mother’s levels of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids during pregnancy can impact upon childhood emotional and behavioural issues, a study has reports.
The study, published in the journal Pediatric Research, examined maternal levels of the long chained polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and omega-6 AA (arachidonic acid) alongside the 3/6 ratio in mid-pregnancy. Once the children reached the age of 6, behaviour and emotional problems were assessed using a combination of school teacher reports and parental behaviour checklists.
Monday, 16 October 2017 | Stuart
Statins are touted as the heart wonder drugs with over 5 million people in the UK taking statins prescribed for high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. However a recent study has shown that side effects of statins experienced by women could outweigh the benefits of the drug. particularly for women. here's why and what you can do about it.
Saturday, 14 October 2017 | Stuart
Stress is an unavoidable part of modern life, which if left unmanaged has a negative effect upon health. Chronic stress is implicated in the onset or progression of most diseases including heart disease, strokes, auto-immune conditions and digestive problems. You can't avoid it but you can manage it.
Thursday, 12 October 2017 | Stuart
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.
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | Stuart
Krill oil is the number 1 choice in the UK for omega 3 essential fatty acid (EFA) supplementation and thereís good reason: The omega 3 EFAs in krill oil are in phospholipid form and are proven to have 47% greater bioavailability compared to triglyceride forms of omega 3 EFAs found in fish oil. Now thatís value for money!
Sunday, 17 September 2017 | Stuart
Magnesium is a mineral essential to almost all cells, and is used for over 300 chemical reactions in the body. Most magnesium is stored in the bones and organs, with one of its primary functions being to keep muscles and nerves healthy. It is naturally available in many types of food, yet despite this, magnesium deficiency is extremely common.
Sunday, 17 September 2017 | Stuart
Endometriosis is a painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside of it.
Tens of thousands of women are being left in pain for years because doctors fail to spot a common condition, the NHS treatments watchdog has warned. There may also be other help available in the use of Colladeen.
Monday, 11 September 2017 | Stuart
Air pollution is becoming recognised as one of the world’s biggest health challenges, responsible for heart disease and other chronic problems.
High doses of the vitamin could “completely offset” the damage to our DNA caused by pollution from cars — and especially diesel cars, wood-burning stoves and industrial processes, say scientists.
Thursday, 17 August 2017 | Stuart
A unique all-in-one formula that children will love to take every day! It contains 3 billion multi-strain live bacteria powder, along with 300iu of vitamin D which contributes to the normal function of the immune system in children and is suitable for daily use, all year round.
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 | Stuart
Menopause for a woman is a time she is transitioning into a new phase of her life. This is a time for liberation, change and celebration. However for many it can be a difficult transition that can be painfully drawn out due to a number of lifestyle and emotional factors. Nutritionally speaking, we can support that woman into the next phase of her life by supplying her with the nutrients her body needs to successfully make that transition.