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Health & Nutrition Articles: June 2014

Inositol - a natural treatment for OCD
Jun 25, 2014 | 2 min read
OCD is a serious anxiety related illness which affects around 750,000 people in the UK. Globally it is ranked in the top 10 most debilitating illnesses by the World Health Organisation. Numerous scientific studies have shown Inositol to be effective in the treatment of OCD and other p....
Over 55's with vitamin D deficiency
Jun 23, 2014 | 3 min read
The Daily Mail has recently reported on a research by the University of California’s San Diego School of Medicine which found that middle-aged people who don’t get enough exposure to sunshine are twice as likely to die.
Research shows Krill lowers triglycerides
Jun 16, 2014 | 2 min read
Recent research has concluded that the management of high triglyceride levels represents a crucial step to reduce cardiovascular risk, and omega-3 fatty acid supplementation represents a valid approach to correct triglyceride levels, which are an independent risk factor for cardiovasc....
Bovine Collagen vs Marine Collagen
Jun 14, 2014 | 2 min read
Collagen makes up one third of all the protein in our body and is most commonly known for skin health and helping to prevent wrinkles. After the age of around 25 years our ability to synthesise it from our diet declines but supplementation can help promote synthesis and restore collag....
Scientific breakthrough shows omega-3 potential
Jun 12, 2014 | 2 min read
Research to date has identified that DHA omega-3 fatty acids are very important for brain function, however exactly how the substance is absorbed has remained a mystery, if unlocked this information could be used to formulate a nutritional agent targeting more effective absorption. Re....
Lycopene shown to help heart health
Jun 10, 2014 | 2 min read
Statistics show that the Mediterranean region has a reduced the risk of heart disease - this is largely credited with the diet rich in fruit, vegetables, olive oil and perhaps even the odd glass of red wine (optional!). Coronary heart disease is the UK's single biggest killer therefor....
Alternative Insect bite prevention - thiamine
Jun 9, 2014 | 3 min read
Vitamin B1, also called Thiamine is a water soluble vitamin that when taken in excess is excreted in your urine or through your skin when you sweat. Sweating out excess thiamine through the skin may offer some protection against mosquitoes and other insects. Find out more.
Nutrition for healthy aging
Jun 4, 2014 | 6 min read
There is no escaping the fact that we all grow old, no quantity of vitamins or supplements can stop that. There is however increasing evidence and clinical research showing that certain vitamins and supplements can help improve our health in older age and possibly help prevent certain....