Vitamin K are a family of fat-soluble compounds called napthoquinones. Vitamin K1 can be found in green leafy veg and vegetable oils. Vitamin K2 cannot be found in a typical diet. K2 is associated with blood clotting, bone health and cellular … Continue reading The Vitamin K family
Cystitis vs Interstitial cystitis Cystitis (also known as a urinary tract infection or UTI) is an inflammation triggered by bacteria on the bladder wall. This leads to an increase in the breakdown of urea (a component of urine) to ammonia … Continue reading Protection from Urinary Tract Infections
The appearance and health of the skin is determined by several factors. The weather can either age your skin if there is overexposure to the sun … Continue reading Ceramides: Anti-Ageing and the Skin
Written by Kirsty Gillmore, Nutritional Therapist (BA Hons, DipCNM). http://www.livelovebalance.co.uk Carbon 60 (also known as C60, Buckminsterfullerene, Buckyball and C60 Fullerene), is a recently discovered molecule that is thought to have powerful, positive effects on the human body. Since 1993, … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Carbon 60
How is the body designed to deal with stress? Recently, we did a blog post on sleep where we essentially covered ‘rest and digest’. This post is about the other mode the body can be in, which is ‘fight or … Continue reading What does stress do to the body?
What is Omega-3? Omega-3 is a family of anti-inflammatory fatty acids that have crucial benefits for the brain and body. There are different types of omega fats such as omega-9 and also omega-6 (arachidonic acid, linoleic acid) which are generally … Continue reading What is Omega-3?
The human body is made up of trillions of microorganisms and the gut alone containing more than 500 different species. The guts colony of bacteria are effected by the food we eat and are as individual to each of us, as … Continue reading What are the Different Types of Probiotic Bacteria?
Guest Post Written by Kirsty Gillmore of @live.love.balance Photo by Jamie Street of Unsplash What is CoQ10? Coenzyme Q10 (abbreviated as CoQ10) is heavily involved in the conversion of glucose into energy in every cell of the human body. The heart … Continue reading What is the Difference Between CoQ10 Ubiquinone and Ubiquinol?
What is Niacin? Niacin is another term for vitamin B3, and it comes in two different forms; nicotinic acid and niacinamide (also known as nicotinamide). Both forms are found naturally in foods, but work slightly differently in the body. All … Continue reading What is Niacin?
Have you heard of the term “methylfolate”? And if you have, do you know what it is? It also goes by other names, such as folic acid, folate, folinic acid, methylfolate, 5-MTHF, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate… but what are the differences? Well, I am here to clear things up for you! Continue reading What is Methylfolate?