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Health & Nutrition Blog - Recent Posts

Feeling lacklustre? Perhaps you are Coenzyme Q10 d
Friday December 2, 2016 at 10:39am

Has a busy year and the onset of the festive season leaving you with dipping energy levels? If you're feeling the need for a pick me up then you may also be showing signs a nutrient deficiency. Find out how Coenzyme Q10 could be playing a part.

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Muscle strength with fish oils
Tuesday November 29, 2016 at 12:45pm

New research has shown that older women can double their muscle strength by taking fish oils. This could offer hope of a much improved quality of life into old age and is of particular importance because women live longer than men and, because of their lower starting strength, cross the disability threshold earlier.

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Vitamin D - a potential life saver?
Thursday November 24, 2016 at 10:35am

Acute respiratory diseases such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and influenza are known to have higher death rates among older people due to their weakened immune system. While not a treatment, vitamin D is thought to help reinforce the first line of defence as we age to prevent respiratory infections.

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Vegetarianism linked to malnourishment
Monday November 21, 2016 at 11:21am

In spite of the argument that there are plenty of alternatives, many vegetarians are not receiving adequate nutrition thanks to their meat-free diet. A recent article published by the Express has reported on a study revealing that just under a quarter of those surveyed admitted they believe they are malnourished and of those 79% experienced negative health effects.

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Thursday November 17, 2016 at 3:43pm

Video: Just Vitamins Asks… Registered Nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert “What are the three chill pills that we've never heard of?”

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UK teens are not meeting adequate vitamin D levels
Monday November 14, 2016 at 9:01am

A new study finds high prevalence of vitamin D inadequacy in 14 to 18 year olds at a time of the year when vitamin D levels should be at their peak (post-summer). The research identifies the level of vitamin D intake needed by adolescents to avoid vitamin D deficiency and ensure adequacy. It is clear more emphasis needs to be given to the nutritional intake of vitamin D - a vital nutrient for the body.

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Wednesday November 9, 2016 at 2:35pm

Video: Just Vitamins Asks… Registered Nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert “What vitamins give you more energy?”

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What vitamins give you more energy?
Wednesday November 9, 2016 at 2:34pm

Fatigue isn’t just tiredness, it’s a lack of energy that can often be a symptom of issues like depression, anaemia, or thyroid problems. But when you've ruled out any medical issues, you should consider supplementation. Some of the most common cause of fatigue can be significantly alleviated through supplements.

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Boost an aging brain with a fish oil supplement
Tuesday November 8, 2016 at 10:13am

Supplements rich in DHA from fish oils might help to slow mental decline research has shown. The omega 3 fatty acid helps nerves to communicate with each and can be seen in markedly reduced amounts in people with Alzheimer's disease. With just one third of Britons eating the recommended one portion of fish per week it's time to look at how to boost your intake.

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Half the UK take a vitamin a day
Tuesday November 1, 2016 at 10:43am

Research has revealed that half the country take at least one vitamin supplement per day, with occasional usage estimated at around 65%. Are you one of the pill popping brits? If so, then do you know which ones you should really be taking? Here are our top 3...

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