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
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?
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?
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?
These two vitamins are considered in the naturopathic world to be two of the most required daily supplements to avoid deficiency. It seems very fitting then to know that they should also be supplemented together. Being in the UK … Continue reading When supplementing, these two nutrients must be taken together
Over 20 years of research has shown the positive effects of taking regular supplements, disproving the notion that they are merely ingredients for expensive urine. Whilst a varied, nutrient dense diet is 100% vital to sustain life, sometimes it’s not … Continue reading Why should I take supplements?
The anti-ageing business is a multi-billion pound industry with so many wanting to reverse the signs of ageing through topical, supplemental and surgical interventions. There are many products on the market promising to turn back the clock but do any … Continue reading Oxidative Stress and Theories of Ageing: Part 1
What causes energy levels to dip? Do you sometimes feel like you’re constantly having to snack in order to keep your energy levels up? Do you get the standard 3 o’clock dip? Blood sugar is at the basis of a … Continue reading 6 ways to balance your blood sugar