Monthly Archives: February 2021

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Cardiovascular support

Our cardiovascular system is composed of the heart (the pump); blood vessels consisting of arteries, veins, and capillaries (the pipes); and blood containing red and white blood cells, and plasma (the fluid). Cardiovascular disease (CVD) relates to diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels. These can include stroke, heart attack, coronary heart disease (CHD), angina, congenital heart disease etc. According to the British Heart Foundation there are around 7.4 million people living with heart and circulatory disease in the UK, with CHD being the most common. Heart and circulatory disease cause more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK.1

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Last updated on 3rd March 2021 by cytoffice

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The nutrition gap  

The first call on nutrients by our body is for immediate and acute needs – those needed for short-term survival – for example energy production or “fright and flight”. It is only if nutrients are ingested in excess of these immediate ‘short-term’ needs that there will be sufficient left for ‘housekeeping’ processes or in other words to support long-term health.

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Last updated on 3rd January 2024 by cytoffice