Cardiovascular

Exercise and good nutrition are just two of the essential aspects which help support heart and circulatory health. Explore these topics and much more in this area of our blog.

Sea Buckthorn Oil: uses and therapeutic benefits

Sea Buckthorn Oil: uses and therapeutic benefits

The sea buckthorn plant (Hippophae rhamnoides) is a thorny, deciduous, temperate bush plant native to the Himalayas but is now ...
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Cholesterol - Functions, sources and metabolism

Cholesterol – Functions, sources and metabolism

October is Cholesterol Awareness Month – and this is a subject that is rarely out of the headlines. Not everyone ...
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Is coffee good or bad for you? Can a cup a day keep the doctor away?

Is coffee good or bad for you? Can a cup a day keep the doctor away?

Coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide, its consumption being second only to that of water. It is thought that ...
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L-taurine - functions and therapeutic uses

L-taurine – functions and therapeutic uses

Taurine was first identified and isolated from the bile of the ox (Bos taurus), from which it derives its name ...
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CoQ10 – forms, functions and latest research

CoQ10 – forms, functions and latest research

There are some supplements which may be helpful for a specific ailment or condition and others which could provide benefit ...
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The health benefits of dark chocolate

The health benefits of dark chocolate

Many of us can relate to the stress easing benefits that a square or three of our favourite chocolate can ...
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Cardiovascular health and phytonutrients

Cardiovascular health and phytonutrients

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an umbrella term for all the diseases of the heart and circulation including angina, congenital heart ...
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In the news - health and nutrition research

In the news – health and nutrition research

In this week’s article we provide a roundup of some of the most recent health and nutrition related articles to ...
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