A recent 2017 German study has been looking at the herb Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea) and its benefit on supporting and reducing the symptoms associated with a mental burnout. Read more here...

Author: Alyce Cimino   Date Posted: 24 October 2017

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional disorder worldwide. But Iron is required for the occurrence of approximately 200 biochemical reactions. It functions in the body as a component of several proteins including haemoglobin, myoglobin...

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 17 October 2017

Are you taking your supplements correctly? Try these top tips to enhance absorption.

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 11 May 2017

Eyestrain and visual fatigue is all too common in today’s world with the use of lighting, computers, smart screens, and close range activities. Modern society use of bilberry for eye health as bilberries help to maintain and support eye health.

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 30 March 2017

Vitamin K2 is primarily used in other sites of the body to aid in the correct placement of Calcium. So where can we find K2 in order to boost our dietary intake of this necessary yet elusive vitamin?

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 5 December 2016

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There’s a new kid on the block, its name is K2 and it is crucial for bone and cardiovascular health. It’s not only necessary for placement and retention of calcium in bone, but to prevent errant calcium from building up in the arteries.

Author: Lia Pellizzeri   Date Posted: 21 November 2016

Vitamin E is the collective name for a group of fat-soluble compounds known as tocopherols and tocotrienols and is considered essential for human health. Vitamin E supplements are available in a natural form and a synthetic form.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 14 November 2016

Bergamot is a citrus fruit grown almost exclusively on the south-eastern coast of Italy. It has extremely high antioxidant activity and may also have action on maintaining healthy cholesterol levels in healthy adults.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 23 September 2016

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Hair, skin and nails are like windows to our health. Their growth may be affected by nutrition, hormones, and disease states within the body, not to mention weathering from outside sources. We’ve identified 6 nutrients that can support their health.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 16 September 2016

Do you know whether you’re getting enough Vitamin B12? Many older people and vegetarians are at risk of becoming deficient in this essential vitamin, which is required for healthy blood and nerve function.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 11 August 2016

Magnesium (Mg) is an element essential for the human body. Magnesium is a co-factor for over 300 enzymatic reactions and biochemical processes in the body. All systems throughout the body rely on magnesium.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 10 August 2016

With so many variants of magnesium supplements on the market, it can be confusing trying to find the right form. We look at the different varieties of magnesium supplements and discuss which will be most effective for you.

Author: Corinne Bett   Date Posted: 6 June 2016

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Omega 3 is critical in supporting cognitive function but it is often hard to achieve the right intake even with supplements. However calamari oil is being hailed as a breakthrough in omega 3 supplements with its highly concentrated levels of omega 3 DHA.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 26 May 2016

A Canadian study has demonstrated that men with higher-intakes of Vitamin C had significantly lower levels of gout. Here is how much Vitamin C you need, how it could work and what else you can do to reduce your risk of developing gout.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 26 May 2016

Vitamin D is best known for helping to prevent osteoporosis, but we know that it may protect our health in many more ways. While it may be years before we fully understand the benefits of Vitamin D, this article outlines just a few possibilities.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 26 May 2016

Vitamin C has been found to play a vital role in the maintenance of strong bones as an essential nutrient for the formation of collagen. Individuals who obtained Vitamin C through supplements required a lesser intake to experience these benefits.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 26 May 2016

A decline in cognitive function is a normal part of ageing; however the degree can be influenced by modifiable health behaviours including nutrition. B vitamins have some new research backing their use for boosting cognitive ability in those over 65.

Author: Gemma Shelton   Date Posted: 16 May 2016

Alpha Lipoic Acid is a vitamin-like substance that is manufactured by the body and can be supplemented by diet. It assists many processes within the body including cellular protection, stabilising blood sugar, healthy ageing and cardiovascular health.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 6 May 2016

Vitamin A, also known as Retinol, is a nutrient essential for health and must be obtained through diet. Although people these days often take Fish Oil, they are largely unaware of the different role of fish liver oil in good health.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 19 April 2016

Do you follow a vegetarian diet? Do you know what your B12 levels are? Did you know that B12 is found primarily in animal by products? This means that individuals following a vegetarian diet may have a greater risk of developing a vitamin B12 deficiency.

Author: Kaylee Dunbar   Date Posted: 17 November 2015