Tag: omega 3

  • Antioxidants | How Can They Benefit Me?

      The word antioxidant has become a bit of a buzz word in the world of health and fitness. Many products or foods are touted as being high in antioxidants, but what exactly are antioxidants? How important are they? Where are they found? And do they live up to the hype? What Are Antioxidants? As […]

  • Foods & Supplements for Healthy Hair, Skin & Nails

      Making sure we have healthy skin is not just important for how we look but also to provide a protective barrier against infection and disease. Many people are unaware that skin is classified as a detoxifying organ, so ensuring our diet contains all the essential nutrients to promote healthy skin is very important. A […]

  • Why Are Healthy Fats Good For Us?

      We’ve all heard that a healthy diet should include “good fats”, but why exactly does your body need them? Once upon a time, dietary fat was demonised so hard that a new breed of zero-fat foods was developed. But that’s all in the past (if you don’t remember it, ask your Mum what she […]

  • Supplements for General Health & Wellbeing

      Thanks to recent medical advances we’re lucky enough to find ourselves living longer than ever before – nice one science! However, in order to fully enjoy this longer lease of life, it is imperative to keep our bodies and minds in tip-top condition. Leading an active lifestyle is a major part of this, with […]

  • The most scientifically-backed supplements on the market

      One of the big marketing ploys for many supplements is to suggest that they are ‘clinically researched’, contain ‘clinically researched doses’ or have been scientifically ‘proven’ to be effective. The truth is something may have been clinically researched, but that doesn’t mean that research showed it had any effect. The supplement in question may […]

  • Joint Care Products | Not Just For Injuries

      Joints, connective tissue and cartilage aren’t always the first thing you think of when putting in your monthly supplement order. However, as anyone who’s ever had an injury will know, they are very important to look after. The most well-known joint care products are probably Glucosamine, Omega 3 Fatty Acids and chondroitin. There are […]

  • Are You Making The Most Of Fish Oils?

      Understanding the true power of fish oil supplements. Whether you train to compete, or just want to lead a healthy lifestyle, a few basic supplements should be in your daily stack. And a good quality fish oil supplement is one of them. Here’s how to choose, use, and make the most of fish oils. […]

  • The Athlete’s A-Game

    What is an athlete? If Rio 2016 has taught us anything, it’s that an athlete is an individual proficient in their field – the very best of which being world class. The word itself comes from ‘Athelin’ – Greek for ‘compete for a prize’. Competition is defined as, ‘the activity or condition of striving to […]

  • Fat-Fuelled Fat Loss | Eating Fats to Lose Fat

    Fat has been through a lot. From being completely vilified, to being touted as a miracle-worker by some zealots of the Paleo and Keto variety, it is often difficult to distinguish fact from fiction when discussing this primary macronutrient. Like everything in health, things are more complex than simply “good” and “bad”. As the saying […]