• Health benefits of pumpkin seeds

    Health benefits of pumpkin seeds

    23 Nov 2022 • 1 min read Seen these seeds on the supermarket shelves, but aren’t sure if they’re good for you or not? We can confirm that pumpkin seeds are plentiful when it comes to health benefits and a great option for those after a nutritious snack. Note that pumpkin seeds that you buy aren’t the same as the seeds you find in your carving pumpkin on Halloween. They’ve had their outers shell removed and have been rinsed and then roasted in the oven to give them their delicious...
  • Omega 3 Daily Dosage

    Omega 3 Daily Dosage

    By Donia, Nutritionist 14 Feb 2023 • 22 min read How much omega-3 do I need? Sometimes one of the hardest things about building a healthy diet is knowing when you’re getting enough of all the nutrients you need. While supplements can offer the advantage of an exact amount, even those are added on to the nutrients you already consume in your diet. This is why the best thing to do is maintain a varied and balanced diet where you can. Still, everyone’s diets and intakes are different. Are you getting what you...
  • Introducing H&B Tribiotic

    Introducing H&B Tribiotic

    Triobiotic is our most advanced Biotic Gut Health range with products for different wellness needs – Immunity, Mind Balance, Metabolism & Women’s intimate health. In this article, you’ll find out: About our Tribiotic range How to use the range Where to buy it Who can use them Our Tribiotic Range The Tribiotic range is our most advanced and unique for two reasons: Clinically studied bacteria  We’ve selected a tailored range of clinically studied bacteria to nourish your microbiome.  We've then fortified this with specific vitamins and minerals that best support...
  • 6 Benefits of Omega-3: The Why Behind Omega-3 Supplements

    6 Benefits of Omega-3: The Why Behind Omega-3 Supplements

    [Shop Tom Oliver Nutrition Omega 3] Did you know the UK has some of the lowest omega-3 levels among the healthy adult population? It occupies the alarmingly low position on the chart, alongside Ireland, Italy, and Greece. [1] This is due to the prevalence of the Western diet and the poor omega-3 dietary intake. Fish and chips may be our national dish, but numbers say eating fish might not be our style after all. This is some seriously bad news in terms of public health. Yet, the health benefits of...
  • Spotlight on Omega 3

    Spotlight on Omega 3

    Tom Oliver’s omega 3 soft gels contain EPA, DHA, phospholipids and choline. Here we’ll outline how this supplement may benefit your physical and mental health. The Benefits of Omega 3 Oils The Omega 3 fats are essential fatty acids (EFAs). They are essential because our bodies cannot make them but need them to function, meaning we have to get them from our diet or from supplements. Fish oils contain the broken down forms of the omega 3 fats: EPA and DHA. Tom Oliver’s herring roe capsules contain a beneficial ratio...
  • Is alpha-lipoic acid good for you?

    Is alpha-lipoic acid good for you?

    Scientists call it the ‘universal antioxidant’, so why is alpha-lipoic acid good for us and could it help you stay healthy? It may not be a household name (yet!), but experts believe alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is an unsung hero when it comes to good health. Find out what the ‘universal antioxidant’ could do for your body, brain and wellbeing. What is alpha-lipoic acid? ALA is a powerful co-enzyme and antioxidant. Also known as thioctic acid, it shouldn’t be confused with alpha-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid found in flaxseeds. Our bodies naturally...
  • Milk thistle: benefits, dosage & side-effects

    Milk thistle: benefits, dosage & side-effects

    Overview What is milk thistle and what does it do? Milk thistle – also known as Silybum marianum – is a bright pink flowering plant that grows wild in southern Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East. Traditionally, it’s been used for more than 2000 years to support the liver and spleen.1 Nowadays, milk thistle is used as a herbal remedy to soothe indigestion and for its liver-protective effects.2 It is available as capsules, tablets or a tea. Benefits of milk thistle What does milk thistle do in the body? In the 1960s, scientists extracted silymarin, a...
  • Magic milk thistle

    Magic milk thistle

    This natural detoxer is renowned for its liver-boosting properties. So how does it work, and could milk thistle work for you too? Milk thistle, or silybum marianum, has been used as a herbal healer since ancient Greek times. In the middle ages, the leaves were used in salads, but these days the seeds are most commonly used in supplements. The seeds are rich in silymarin – a potent compound of antioxidant flavonoids that fights free radical damage and has an anti-inflammatory effect. Why you should try milk thistle If you've...
  • Acidophilus lactobacillus: benefits, dosage, side-effects

    Acidophilus lactobacillus: benefits, dosage, side-effects

    What is acidophilus lactobacillus? Acidophilus is a type of ‘friendly’ bacteria in the lactobacillus family that helps ferment carbohydrates in foods and in particular lactose, the sugar found in milk.1 You may see it listed as L. acidophilus or simply acidophilus, and can find it in yoghurt, other fermented foods and supplements. Is acidophilus a probiotic? Yes, lactobacillus acidophilus is one of the most common types of probiotics. Probiotics are defined as ‘live micro-organisms, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a benefit on the host’ by The World Health Organization (WHO).2 Like most...
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