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Monday, 22 February 2016  |  Stuart
Are you eating the right kind of carbs?

In polite company, it is more acceptable these days to admit that you’re in AA than to order a pasta dish or to dip into the bread basket. Because carbohydrates are evil, aren’t they?

Thanks to popular carb-avoiding diets such as the Atkins and more recently the Paleo (still one of the most googled regimes on the planet), the dietary virtues of meat and fat has meant shunning starches such as rice, bread, potatoes and pasta – even poor old porridge, once considered breakfast of champions. In the last 12 months, sales of bread in Britain’s supermarkets has dropped by 8.9 per cent.

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Friday, 25 September 2015  |  Stuart
Why Krill Oil is the best Omega Supplement

Did you know why krill oil is such a fantastic health supplement?

A fast growing number of people are aware of the need to supplement their diet with omega 3 essential acids (EFAs) to supports different areas of health including heart, brain and joints. There is a vast array of alternative products so which is the most effective and best value for money?

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Saturday, 12 September 2015  |  Stuart
This simple supplement may halt Alzheimer's Disease

Scientists have found that taking a daily dose of the nutrient can help ward off vascular disease in those who are overweight.

Tests showed that a daily dose of vitamin C reduced ET-1 related vessel constriction as much as walking did.

 

Daily vitamin C supplements could be as beneficial as walking in improving the heart health of obese people, a new study claims.

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Tuesday, 8 September 2015  |  Stuart
Vitamin C can reduce heart disease

Scientists have found that taking a daily dose of the nutrient can help ward off vascular disease in those who are overweight.

Tests showed that a daily dose of vitamin C reduced ET-1 related vessel constriction as much as walking did.

 

Daily vitamin C supplements could be as beneficial as walking in improving the heart health of obese people, a new study claims.

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Friday, 4 September 2015  |  Stuart
CoQ10 - Untangling the mystery

 

CoQ10 is becoming an ever more important supplement for those taking statins, particularly where they are suffering some of the side effects of statins. What exactly is CoQ10, how does it help, what different forms of CoQ10 are there and which should you use?

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Monday, 8 June 2015  |  Stuart
One in ten women feel much worse on statins

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 in the US has shown that side effects of statins experienced by women could outweigh the benefits of the drug.

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Saturday, 16 May 2015  |  Stuart
How Serrapeptase can help prevent heart disease

It has been proven that the serrapeptase enzyme dissolves non-living tissue whilst leaving any living tissue unaffected. What is more, it can safely remove the fatty deposits and fibrin buildup on the lining of your arteries without any side effects. Any dissolved deposits are flushed away naturally and harmlessly from your body!

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Friday, 15 May 2015  |  Stuart
One in 10 Women feel much worse on statins! Could CoQ10 bring relief?

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 in the US has shown that side effects of statins experienced by women could outweigh the benefits of the drug.

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Friday, 15 May 2015  |  Stuart
Introducing Ubiquinol, the form of CoQ10 that every cell needs

Coenzyme Q10 has developed an excellent name for itself for keeping the heart healthy. Its antioxidant action and ability to recycle vitamin E helps it to protect the heart and blood vessels from damage, while its irreplaceable role in making energy keeps the heart pumping and strong. We now also know that coenzyme Q10 is involved in the regulation of hundreds of genes, which may be one of the reasons why low levels of CoQ10 have been linked to so many neurological diseases, such as Parkinsonís and Huntingtonís disease, as well as breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease.

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Friday, 15 May 2015  |  Stuart
CoQ10 Reduces Need For High Blood Pressure Medication

Coenzyme Q10, particularly in its most active form of ubiquinol, has been shown to help substantially reduce high blood pressure in patients with hypertension.

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