Supplements

Supplements- Do We REALLY Need Them?

Romy Grace | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Romy Grace

If you are trying to support your body in reaching your optimum level of health, always start with a clean diet. There is no amount of supplement out there that can compensate for poor eating habits. Vitamins work best when they are taken with other nutrients in foods, to help release the maximum effect.

Dog Broth!

Clive Norman | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clive Norman

It's been a while since I wrote on my favourite subject, dogs. Well I am a member on Face Book of a group called 'Bloodhound Owners'.

Popular Vitamin And Mineral Supplements 'Can Dramatically Increase Risk Of Prostate Cancer'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Men have been warned not to take a pair of popular vitamin and mineral supplements after research showed they can dramatically increase the risk of li...

Bodybuilders Unaware Of Consuming Supplements That May Contain Breast Cancer Drug

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Bodybuilders may be unaware they are taking supplements containing the breast cancer drug tamoxifen, experts have warned. Researchers said "obscure...

Fuel Up to Feel Good on January Mornings

Naomi Mead | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Naomi Mead

Just like a car, our bodies need to be well fuelled to run efficiently. A car with an empty tank of petrol is going nowhere! Make your mornings count, and follow these top tips to accelerate you out the front door.

Battle First Date Anxiety With Vitamins and Supplements?

Liz Marie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

Dating, and in particular a first date (let's not even begin on blind dates), can be a pretty terrifying experience and can shred the nerves of even the steeliest amongst us. Sweaty palms, twitching legs, the sudden inability to form a coherent sentence; and that's when it's going well!

Health Supplements Benefits - Are There Any?

Sian Breslin | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

"Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food."... I live by this quote and always try to use food and nutrition to keep myself healthy and combat any ailments.

Dietary Supplements in Sports: Cautious Consumption

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

There is a raging debate, not just within the sporting community--since these supplements are available over-the-counter to the general public, about the nature of the problem, what standards govern the industry, and the future of the supplements market (a $28 billion business in the US).

LactoLycopene Leads the Way In Health Studies

Zahra Razavi | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Ateronon, a once-a-day lycopene product, is fast becoming the most talked about supplement in the natural health sector. It contains the revolutionary ingredient LactoLycopene. This compound is better absorbed by the human body than the natural form of lycopene found in tomatoes - a key component of the health-giving Mediterranean diet.

Post Exercise Protein Shakes - Is the Anabolic Window a Myth?

Aidan Goggins | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

The concept of the post-exercise 'anabolic window' has become so engrained in the resistance training community that it is practically dogmatic. It refers to a limited time period where, post resistance training, skeletal muscle is primed for growth as long as a suitable protein source is consumed.

Vitamin D - Sunshine Vitamin

Gloria Halim | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gloria Halim

Looks like spring is finally on its way but with the very limited amount of sunlight, we need to look to boosting our bodies with supplements. Where am I going with this? Vitamin D - the "sunshine vitamin".

Seven 'Good' Habits That Are Bad for Your Health

Realbuzz.com | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Realbuzz.com

Think you know what's good for you? You may be surprised. Take a look at these seven seemingly good habits that can actually be bad for your health.

The Licencing Effect - When Good Intentions Bring Bad Health

Aidan Goggins | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

The licencing effect is assumed to permeate all aspects of our life; that in essence we are innately, though unwittingly, 'programmed' to balance our virtuous deeds, and it got me wondering about how it influences our healthy choice habits.

Protein Powder - A Must for Muscle Growth

Aidan Goggins | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Here's the question: for a healthy individual already achieving relatively high protein intakes from diet alone, say in excess of 90-100 grams/day (the British Dietetic Association recommends levels of 55 grams a day), is there any merit in advocating additional supplementation?

Forget About Grapefruit - Why After 20 Years Are We Not Being Told About the Beneficial Drug Nutrient Interactions?

Aidan Goggins | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

I'm not here to discount the importance of knowing about the negative drug-nutrient interactions but let's build upon the knowledge garnered to advance into an era of providing enhanced therapeutic outcomes for our patients.

Fish Oil - Probably the Best Nutritional Supplement in the World

Aidan Goggins | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Amidst the dense fog of confusion lies the grounding of some basic and indisputable truths. Eat your veggies, cut down on sugar, exercise more often; these are all examples of statements that your mother would have iterated, and ones that should not go unheeded.

The Government Says Don't Bother, But It's Vital You Supplement Vitamin D Today

Aidan Goggins | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

In the UK vitamin D deficiency is believed to cost the UK taxpayer a staggering £29 billion annually - over a quarter of the NHS budget. Compare this to smoking which costs £6 billion annually.

Why Eating Oily Fish Could Reduce Stroke Risk

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Eating two portions of oily fish a week could help ward off a stroke, research suggests. Scientists have found that eating two helpings of oily fi...

Creatine - The Champagne of Sports Supplements

Aidan Goggins | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Creatine: it's a supplement discussed in hushed, foreboding tones around the gym lockers, and rarely mentioned outside of sporting circles, such is its social stigmatisation. It's the sporting world's 'entry drug', give in to the dark side embracing the 'Big C' and you're on the fast track to an obligatory doping scandal.

Wet Weather Boosts Sales Of 'Mood-Boosting' Supplements

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Sales of a "mood boosting" supplement have increased drastically because of the terrible British weather, figures suggest. Sales of St John's Wort ...

Have Scientists Finally Found A Cure For The Common Cold?

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Forget the cold and flu tablets, new research, reported in the Open Respiratory Medicine Journal, has found that a natural supplement could be the ans...