Christmas and New Year parties, end-of-year sales, school holiday promotions and overseas holidays – with so much going on at this time of the year, are you getting enough rest?
Our liver plays a critical role in our health by removing toxins, processing nutrients, hormones and cholesterols in our body. It quietly does its work 24/7, and we often take it for granted.
Have you ever walked into a shop and felt lost when you look at the many different brands on the shelves, all offering the vitamin C that you were looking for?
Do brands matter? Are some forms of vitamins and minerals better absorbed than others?
The controversy on benefits of organic foods still persists, despite evidence showing that they are much lower in pesticide and chemical contamination, contain higher omega 3, and have less dangerous bacteria than conventional foods. Various factors could be driving this controversy, and behind the powers of politics and industrial domination, money is a key factor.
‘Anti-aging’ is a very much misunderstood term.
We are not against aging. Aging is a natural process in life and going through the various life stages imbues us with experiences and wisdom that may otherwise not come our way.
Men are different from women in their nutritional needs. For men, nutrients that can help them maintain muscle mass, male hormone balance and prostate health, and lower cardiovascular risks are particularly important.
Modern day women are ‘superwomen’ who take on many roles in daily life. To cope with a busy lifestyle, while maintaining good looks, we need plenty of beneficial nutrients to support our energy, deal with stress, balance our hormones, and maintain skin health.
Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the leading cause of blindness for people over the age of 50.
Epidemiological studies have shown that diets high in carotenoids (especially lutein and zeaxanthin) are associated with a reduced risk of cataracts and ARMD. Astaxanthin is the clear winner when it comes to protecting your eyes.
If you think joint pain and brittle bones are an inevitable result of aging, think again. It's never too early to start thinking about your bone and joint health.
Age, stress, and poor nutrition can sap our immune system of its effectiveness. We believe that everyone should take action to bolster their immune systems. This includes reducing negative psychological stress; following a physician-approved, moderate, long-term exercise program; and following a diet as well as consuming nutrients that have been shown to enhance immune response and promote health.