Vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements – what you should take, why you should take it and when you should (or shouldn’t) take them.
Top 5 Heart Supplements
We all know we should eat a healthy diet – after all, everyone keeps banging on about it; the TV, papers, government, doctors, and on and on – but most of us don’t have the time, money or inclination to follow the guidelines.
Added to this, our food just doesn’t have the nutritional value it used to (one report has calculated that we’d have to eat 10,000 calories a day to get the optimum levels of nutrients!!).
So, here are what I consider are the top 5 supplements for keeping your heart & cardiovascular system in good condition.
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The benefits of cherries
The Mail Online have been extolling the virtues of Montmorency Cherries lately – in fact on July 10th they ran the following article.
by John Naish, Mail ONLINE & Daily Mail (FemailMAGAZINE) – 10th July 2015
George Washington would surely have left his father’s cherry tree undamaged if he knew knew what scientists are learning today.
For studies reveal that cherries are unusually rich in health-promoting compounds which can trim our tummy, help prevent heart disease, make exercise easier and even improve our sleep.
So at just less than 100 calories and half a gram of fat per serving, you have every reason to take more than two bites at the cherry.
Read the whole article here>>>
Of course, I stock the concentrated juice and the capsules here in store, so if you’re convinced, call in & buy some!
Beetroot for a healthy heart?
Many of us think of beetroot as that dark red, pickled stuff you buy in jars. However, there’s much more to it than just a pickle!
For many years beetroot – either as a raw vegetable or as a juice – has been marketed as being full of health-giving properties. And recent studies have shown this to be true.
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Regular sunlight is needed for the production of the vital nutrient Vitamin D, which keeps growing bones healthy and strong. The record rainfall throughout April, May & June has robbed youngsters off this essential vitamin.
Continue reading Vitamin D – A Deficiency Epidemic!
This was recently sent to me by the nice folks at Optibac probiotics. It’s a bit heavy on the technical & qualification side, but that’s all to the good. Anyway, it’s well worth plowing through!
Probiotics and weight management.
Some research exists to suggest that probiotics can help with weight management – but how does that work, and how sound is the research?
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A while ago, scientists noticed a curiously low incidence of heart disease among Greenland’s Inuits despite their high fat diet. The reason? They were eating fish rich in Omega 3 fatty acids.
Taken from Natural Products magazine
The findings of a new clinical trial show that fish oil supplementation improves memory in healthy adults.
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“Vitamin D Studied as Flu-fighter”
New research indicates another vital role for vitamin in D
in helping to protect us against viruses including ‘flu.
Click Here to read the article & find out more!
Many of us are short of this vitamin from food sources,
particularly during winter months, hence, supplements are now widely recommended.
At last!! An MP who seems to have some common sense…
Legislation — “an enormous solution for a problem that doesn’t exist”
Posted on18 October 2011. Tags: Consumers For Health Choice, Zac Goldsmith MP. Anne Milton MP
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I’m sure you watched, or heard about, last week’s episode (8/11/11) of ‘The Food Hospital’ on Channel 4 which demonstrated a fascinating link between IBS, alopecia, and the benefits of probiotics.
Continue reading The Food Hospital – using probiotics to treat IBS