Antioxidants & anti-ageing

Thursday, 12 October 2017  |  Stuart
Antioxidants work at different speeds!

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.

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Thursday, 24 March 2016  |  Stuart
Junk food fats linked to poor memory

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.

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Wednesday, 23 March 2016  |  Stuart
Fish oil enhances memory and prevents brain shrinkage

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.

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Tuesday, 22 March 2016  |  Stuart
Low levels of Vitamin D linked to macular degeneration

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of developing age related macular degeneration according to new study findings

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Monday, 21 March 2016  |  Stuart
Could calcium and vitamin D tablets increase your risk of stroke and kidney disease

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.

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Wednesday, 9 March 2016  |  Stuart
Organic crops have up to 60% more antioxidants

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.

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