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Health & Nutrition Articles: February 2015

Did you know our intake of zinc has fallen?
Feb 20, 2015 | 2 min read
Our zinc intake has declined over the last 60 years, due to changed eating habits, including a reduction in red meat intake - in fact it's lower than during rationing in World War II.
Over 65? Take a vitamin D supplement
Feb 18, 2015 | 1 min read
The Department of Health recommends certain supplements for some groups of people who are at risk of deficiency, they recommend people aged 65 years and over take a daily supplement of 10 micrograms (0.01mg) of vitamin D.
Omega-3s may help protect against inflammation
Feb 16, 2015 | 2 min read
There is growing evidence to suggest that particular omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (the ones found in oily fish) may reduce some of the pain and inflammation of arthritis.
The forgotten vitamin
Feb 12, 2015 | 2 min read
Yes? Then it's important that you're also getting plenty of Vitamin K2. These three nutrients have a synergistic effect to improve bone health. A study published in Osteoporosis International has found that lifetime supplementation with vitamin K1 or, even better, K2, vitamin D3, and ....
Omega-3's & Vitamin D - great for the heart
Feb 11, 2015 | 1 min read
Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D demonstrate the ability to positively affect many health conditions, particularly those related to cardiovascular disease onset.
10 interesting nutrition facts!
Feb 6, 2015 | 1 min read
Did you know that Broccoli is good for your bones, or that Kale is good for your eyes? Find out more interesting food facts in this post!
Pycnogenol - a natural way to boost memory and men
Feb 2, 2015 | 2 min read
A new study has shown participants who supplemented daily with Pycnogenol® demonstrated stronger performance in daily mental tasks such as dealing with money, managing people, and coping with stress - suggesting mental performance benefits for home life, the workplace and even in a cl....