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Health & Nutrition Blog - Recent Posts

Vitamin E - Deficiency Risk and Symptoms
Friday February 5, 2016 at 11:57am

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin and known as a powerful antioxidant. Deficiency is very common. Find out what the body needs it for and what food sources you can get Vitamin E from as well as the potential for deficiency, what can cause deficiency and with the symptoms of deficiency include.

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Vitamin K - Deficiency Risk and Symptoms
Wednesday February 3, 2016 at 11:57am

Vitamin K (Phylloquinone) is a fat-soluble vitamin which can be obtained from dairy and plant sources. In the UK all newborns receive Vitamin K just after delivery to prevent the possibility of any serious blood disorders. Find out what the body needs it for and what food sources you can get Vitamin K from as well as the potential for deficiency, what can cause deficiency and with the symptoms of deficiency include.

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Vitamin C - Deficiency Risk and Symptoms
Friday January 29, 2016 at 2:55pm

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) is an antioxidant. It also helps rebuild skin, gums, build cartilage and bones, and maintain blood vessels. Find out the potential for deficiency, what can cause deficiency, what some of the symptoms of deficiency are and what other things the body needs it for. The orange is the 'poster boy' for Vitamin C, however there are many fruits and vegetables which are richer sources of Vitamin C - find out which ones.

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Vitamin A (Retinol) - Deficiency Risk and Symptoms
Thursday January 28, 2016 at 8:55am

Vitamin A (Retinol) is a fat-soluble vitamin which can be obtained from animal and plant sources. Deficiency is uncommon and over-consumption can be harmful. Find out what the body needs it for and what food sources you can get Vitamin A from as well as the potential for deficiency, what can cause deficiency and with the symptoms of deficiency include.

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Ubiquinol and Gum Disease
Tuesday January 26, 2016 at 8:44am

Gum disease is one of the most common diseases affecting between 50% and 80% of all adults. It starts with gingivitis but if left untreated progresses to periodontal disease. While combating the first signs of gingivitis is straight forward reversing the damage caused by periodontitis requires specialist attention so it's important to stop the damage when you can. Research has shown that a key nutrient leading the fight is called Ubiquinol - it really works.

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Vitamin B12 - Deficiency Risk and Symptoms
Monday January 25, 2016 at 6:32pm

Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) is part of the 8 vitamins in the B-Vitamin family. It is the largest and most complex of all the vitamins. Find out the potential for deficiency and what can cause deficiency, along with what some of the symptoms of deficiency are, what the body needs it for and what food sources you can get Vitamin B12 from.

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Folic Acid - Deficiency Risk and Symptoms
Friday January 22, 2016 at 7:42am

Vitamin B9 (Folate/Folic Acid) is part of the 8 vitamins in the B-Vitamin family. It plays a vital role in growth of a foetus and infants, playing a part in cell growth and producing DNA. A supplementary intake for pregnant women is recommended by the NHS. Find out the potential for deficiency and what can cause deficiency, along with what some of the symptoms of deficiency are, what the body needs it for and what food sources you can get folic acid from.

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Biotin - Deficiency Risk and Symptoms
Wednesday January 20, 2016 at 11:42am

Vitamin B7 (Biotin) is part of the 8 vitamins in the B-Vitamin family and is a key nutrient for healthy hair, skin and nails. Find out the potential for deficiency and what can cause deficiency, what some of the symptoms of deficiency are, what the body needs it for and what food sources you can get Biotin from.

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Vitamin B6 - Deficiency Risk and Symptoms
Tuesday January 19, 2016 at 8:33am

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) is part of the 8 vitamins in the B-Vitamin family. Find out the potential for deficiency and what can cause deficiency, what some of the symptoms of deficiency are, what the body needs it for and what food sources you can get Pyridoxine from.

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Vitamin B5 - Deficiency Risk and Symptoms
Monday January 18, 2016 at 6:22pm

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) is part of the 8 vitamins in the B-Vitamin family. Find out the potential for deficiency and what can cause deficiency, what some of the symptoms of deficiency are, what the body needs it for and what food sources you can get Pantothenic Acid from.

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