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Health & Nutrition Articles: November 2016

Muscle strength with fish oils
Nov 29, 2016 | 3 min read
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 t....
Vitamin D - a potential life saver?
Nov 24, 2016 | 2 min read
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....
Vegetarianism linked to malnourishment
Nov 21, 2016 | 2 min read
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 b....
What are the three chill pills we've never heard o
Nov 17, 2016 | 1 min read
Video: Just Vitamins Asks… Registered Nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert “What are the three chill pills that we've never heard of?”
UK teens are not meeting adequate vitamin D levels
Nov 14, 2016 | 3 min read
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 adequ....
What vitamins give you more energy
Nov 9, 2016 | 1 min read
Video: Just Vitamins Asks… Registered Nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert “What vitamins give you more energy?”
What vitamins give you more energy?
Nov 9, 2016 | 3 min read
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 all....
Boost an aging brain with a fish oil supplement
Nov 8, 2016 | 2 min read
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 recommend....
Half the UK take a vitamin a day
Nov 1, 2016 | 5 min read
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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