Category Archives: Joint Support

Essential Fatty Acids – Omega 3 & Conversion Efficiency Inhibitions

“Not all Omega 3 is the same: ALA needs to be converted to EPA and DHA in the body – not everybody makes this conversion efficiently”. This is the full title of our article today that is kindly provided by nutritional therapist Katie Clare. Continue reading  ▶

Coeliac Disease – ‘The Most Under-Diagnosed Disorder In The World

Coeliac Disease – ‘The Most Under-Diagnosed Disorder In The World

The most serious physical reaction to gluten is coeliac disease. It is an autoimmune disorder that causes the immune system to shorten the intestinal cilia resulting in a reduced nutrient uptake. Many coeliacs are not diagnosed until a relatively late age even though they have been showing symptoms for years. Furthermore most people suffering from coeliac disease remain undiagnosed throughout their lives causing the condition to be called the most under-diagnosed disease in the world. Continue reading  ▶

An Introduction to Joint Health

An Introduction to Joint Health

This article provides a basic overview of human joint health and how this relates to nutrition and relevant food supplements. At a later date we will be providing a health practitioner based article on this topic that will cover relevant issues such as inflammatory mediators; how generalised low grade inflammation decreases pain threshold; trigger foodstuffs and more complex explanations of the mechanisms by which supplements such as glucosamine. Omega 3 and Celadrin may support joint health and relieve pain. Continue reading  ▶

Methylation- energy for life and living

Methylation: energy for life and living!

Methylation is one of the body’s most important and commonest chemical processes, occurring many times a second in every cell and organ of the body. Methylation is a process that is vital for our health and wellbeing and can be simply summed by as the addition of a methyl group, or ‘CH3’, to many chemical compounds in the body. This article will explain what this means to you. Continue reading  ▶

Bone Health Nutrients

Supporting Good Bone Health Throughout Life

The correct nutrition to support good bone health is essential at all stages of life. In this article we cover the main vitamin and mineral nutrients that you will find most commonly referred to in respect of beneficial bone health. These nutrients are applicable from pregnancy through to old-age. Continue reading  ▶

EFA’s and Omega 3 – health support for all the family

EFA’s and Omega 3 – health support for all the family

Not everyone will be familiar with the term ‘EFA’s’ and how relevant it is to diet and health, however many more people are well aware of the nutritional term ‘Omega 3’ and the beneficial health aspects of a diet rich in this nutrient. In this article we explore how important it is to have a diet balanced in EFA’s; what they are, and why certain EFA’s are so important to health – for everyone in the family from the youngest member to the oldest. Continue reading  ▶