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Health & Nutrition Articles: April 2014

Are your vitamins from outer space?
Apr 29, 2014 | 3 min read
NASA-funded research suggests the origin of life may have been assisted by a supply of key molecules created in space and brought to Earth by comet and meteor impacts. Further research supports this theory by identifying an extraterrestrial supply of vitamin B3 delivered by carbon-ric....
Nutritional therapy for Acne
Apr 26, 2014 | 4 min read
Research to date shows that acne (and general skin health) is tied strongly to diet. In fact traditional indigenous cultures have little acne, but as soon as they adopt a Western diet they see increasing levels of acne. Read more about which vitamins and minerals may be particularly e....
Top rated online vitamin company
Apr 25, 2014 | 3 min read
With 25 years of being in the industry we have a wealth of knowledge and experience, holding quality and affordability at the core of our business. In our ongoing endeavours to fine tune our customer service we have employed Feefo to anonymously collect product and service reviews fro....
Is the Bradley Wiggins effect damaging prostates?
Apr 24, 2014 | 3 min read
Figures show membership for British Cycling has doubled since 2012 following the success of Sir Bradley Wiggins at the 2012 Tour de France and Team GB at the London Olympics, with it the sales of prostate products have quadrupled for customers aged 40-45. Prostate health should be hig....
A herbal approach to the menopause
Apr 15, 2014 | 4 min read
The menopause is a natural point in every woman’s life, a sign that the childbearing years are drawing to a close. This ‘change of life’ can cause some difficult physical and emotional symptoms. Here we look at evidence supporting a natural approach to treatment could be effective.
How and when should I take my supplements?
Apr 10, 2014 | 2 min read
One of the most common themes for questions asked through the Just Vitamins Nutrition Advice line is related to getting the maximum benefit from a supplement, and more specifically “when in the day should I take my supplement?”
Sustainability of Antarctic Krill Oil
Apr 9, 2014 | 2 min read
Omega-3s are in worldwide demand, however with the majority derived from marine-based sources and over-fishing becoming an increasingly important conservation issue consumers are starting to question their Omega-3 options. We are pleased to report that our chosen source of Antarctic K....
Pycnogenol® Naturally Reduces Hay Fever Symptoms
Apr 8, 2014 | 3 min read
Hay fever affects many millions of people in the UK, some may suffer fairly mild symptoms including itchy eyes and a runny nose but for some the symptoms can significantly affect quality of life. A study into the efficacy of Pycnogenol® as a natural alternative treatment to hay fever ....
Supplements from a responsible retailer
Apr 7, 2014 | 3 min read
Many of us love to believe there is a miracle weight loss secret out there just waiting to be uncovered (even though deep down we know the only way is through hard work in the gym and a healthy diet), sadly this has meant many have fallen victim to the latest fad 'Raspberry Ketones', ....
Nutritional therapy for gum disease
Apr 5, 2014 | 6 min read
Gum disease is extremely common with more than half of all adults in the UK suffering the condition. Mild cases cause bleeding gums and bad breath but if left untreated can progress to periodontal disease. As well as causing pain and general discomfort it is also associated with a hig....
Natural supplementation to support eye health
Apr 3, 2014 | 3 min read
Age-related macular degeneration is the most commonly diagnosed eye condition in the over 50's with around 26,000 new cases emerging each year. It has a profound effect on the sufferer's life, affecting central vision to the point where light, shapes and colour no longer exist. This p....
Is there a supplement to help morning sickness?
Apr 2, 2014 | 3 min read
Morning sickness is the most common medical condition of early pregnancy - characterised by nausea and vomiting. The severity of the symptoms varies from woman to woman but all will agree that it is an unpleasant experience to say the least and makes everyday life more difficult to de....
Turmeric - a cure for back pain?
Apr 1, 2014 | 3 min read
Turmeric has been used medicinally for thousands of years. As an increasingly popular natural alternative to traditional drugs for back pain, we examine what makes turmeric such a good natural anti-inflammatory and an effective alternative treatment for back pain.