Tag: Fish oil

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How’s Your Blood Pressure?

July 4, 2018

According to the Australian Foundation 32% of Australians have High Blood pressure. A normal blood pressure reading is 120/80. For every 20 point increase in your Blood Pressure reading (i.e. the systolic/top number) you double your risk of cardiovascular disease. So if your blood pressure has elevated to 140 points then you double your risk of getting cardiovascular disease. So obviously the aim in keeping your blood pressure low is important. Are you a “Napper”? A research study of nearl....

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Navigating the Vitamin Maze

October 4, 2016

When you walk into a health food store is the array of vitamins confronting, confusing and overwhelming? Do you wonder whether you actually need a certain supplement or what it is for, or how much to take? We often hear that if you eat well you shouldn’t need supplements. With the amount of chemicals we are exposed to, both in our foods and in our environment coupled with the pace of our lifestyle which brings added stress and pressure, supplements are essential health boosters that supp....

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Krill Oil or Fish Oil

August 22, 2012

With all the marketing noise out there it’s difficult to know whether we should be taking Fish Oil or Krill Oil. Let’s have a look at the two…   Krill Oil Krill oil is a relatively new supplement on the market and therefore has become ‘flavour of the month’. Krill are those tiny crustaceans at the bottom of the ocean which whales feed on. They are ‘bottom of the food chain’ which means they are less likely to be contaminated with mercury and other toxins. There has....

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