We all know that we need vitamin D to keep our immune system healthy, our teeth and bones strong and our muscles in good working order. But it's not always possible to get enough.
The micronutrient Selenium is essential for the health of our immune system, thyroid function and reproduction, among other things. But unfortunately the Irish diet appears to be deficient in this vital substance.
A study comparing different types of diet has come up with the conclusion that a Mediterranean-style diet supplemented with the vitamin-like compound, coenzyme Q10, is particularly good for the ageing population.
Do you suffer from coeliac disease (gluten intolerance)? Then you must make sure to get enough of the essential nutrient selenium, which supports your health in a variety of ways.
Older people can easily maintain their vitality and stay healthy in a completely natural way with help from two essential nutrients. Read on and find out about the Swedish discovery that can push the boundaries of senior health
UK scientists warn against decreasing selenium levels in the soil. Getting too little of this essential micronutrient can affect your health.
British scientists have looked at vitamin D’s role in immune health and found that with adequate levels of this nutrient, the body defends itself substantially better than when levels run low. Read how you can always be sure of having enough vitamin D in your blood.
In what is considered the largest representative study of vitamin D status in older Irish adults, scientists have found widespread vitamin D deficiency among those aged 50 and older.
Elderly people, who take a combination of BioActive Selenium & Zinc and BioActive Q10, appear to get long-term benefits from their supplementation, according to a 10-year follow-up of a Swedish study with these two nutritional supplements.
In the worst case scenario, a single energy drink may be lethal, according to an article in the Sun. The problem appears to be linked to compounds other than the caffeine. If you want to stay energised, a natural product like BioActive Q10 is a more prudent choice. Read on to find out why...