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, registered Nutritional Therapist (BA Hons, DipCNM, mBANT, CNHC). http://www.llbnutrition.co.uk What is C60? Carbon 60 (also known as C60, Buckminsterfullerene, Buckyball and C60 Fullerene), is a recently discovered molecule that is thought to have powerful, positive effects … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Carbon 60
Written by Kirsty Gillmore, registered Nutritional Therapist (BA Hons, DipCNM, mBANT, CNHC). http://www.llbnutrition.co.uk When taking supplements, it’s helpful to look for products that provide the greatest bioavailability to the body. Capsules offer numerous benefits over tablets. Here are some reasons … Continue reading Capsules vs tablets: What’s the difference?
Image courtesy of Big Stock Photo Can we get enough nutrients from our food? Ideally, the food that we eat on a daily basis should be enough to provide us with the nutrients we need for the day. But … Continue reading Here’s Why You Need Zinc in Your Diet
Are folic and and folate the same? Both folate and folic acid are different forms of vitamin B9. Folate is naturally occurring and can be found in foods such as dark green leafy veg, where as folic acid is synthetic … Continue reading Are Folic Acid and Folate the same?
It goes without saying that the nutrients we need should, first and foremost, come from the food we eat. However, people often want to know what more they can do to make sure they are getting enough of each vitamin … Continue reading 10 Reasons You Should Take a Multivitamin and What to Look For
What is Potassium Gluconate? Potassium is the most abundant electrolyte in the body. Potassium gluconate is a salt and often used in food supplements. It is an essential nutrient for cell function, particularly in excitable cells such as those found … Continue reading What are the Health Benefits of Potassium Gluconate?
What is Lecithin? Lecithin was first isolated from egg yolk in 1945, by a french chemist named Theodore Gobley. The name ‘Lecithin’ comes from the Greek word ‘Lekythos’, which means ‘egg yolk’. Lecithins are a group of yellow-pigmented fats containing … Continue reading What Are The Health Benefits of Lecithin?
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?