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 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?
What is collagen? When thinking of collagen, people tend to think of the reduction of wrinkles and occasionally about joint health too. But what exactly is collagen? Collagen is a protein that makes up connective tissue all over the body … Continue reading Collagen: Types and Uses
Why does the body need to be alkaline? The human body functions properly when it’s slightly alkaline because the blood can absorb more oxygen, a good supply of which is vital to the cells in producing energy. Alkalinity is expressed … Continue reading Charcoal, the pH Scale & Cellulite
When I think of winter I think of bonfire nights, wellies, hot water bottles, Christmas socks and massive jumpers. As a lover of nutrition, I think of roast dinners with lots of seasonal veg, soups and lots and lots of … Continue reading 6 ways to warm up your winter