Can aged garlic really help your immune system against colds and flu? When it comes to throwing off colds, flu and other winter illnesses, common wisdom is that you’re stuck with them until nature takes its course. Of course “nature”, in this case, is just another word for your immune system. Your immune system is a complex collection of organs, cells and processes designed to fight off invading micro-organisms like
Omega 6 fatty acids: what they are and why you need them What exactly are Omega 6 fatty acids, and why do some experts say they’re bad for us? How does Omega 6 differ from Omega 3 or 9? If you find all the information about the omega family confusing, this article should help to clear things up.
Nutra-Life’s high quality, ocean derived concentrated Omega-3s are sustainably harvested from the Eastern Atlantic and Eastern Pacific oceans during the months of May and November each year. Our oil is sourced from mackerel, sardines and anchovies, the latter of which are two of the smallest and cleanest Omega 3 rich fish species.
Products such fish oil and flaxseed oil have become en vogue in the health world as of late, and as it turns out, there’s a decent amount of science behind the nutrients that make up these supplements. Monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are what’s driving the recommendations to take fish oil and similar supplements.
Want a way to naturally relieve painful arthritis symptoms? If your joints hurt, or feel stiff or inflamed, the cause is often arthritis. And if you’d like a natural ingredient that may help to manage those symptoms, Biolane® Green Lipped Mussel Extract (GLME) may be exactly what you’re looking for. Biolane® GLME is a unique therapeutic ingredient made from fresh, raw, peak condition New Zealand Green Lipped Mussels (Perna Canaliculus).
Rheumatoid arthritis: the Australian data Arthritis – the official name for painful, inflamed joint conditions – affects nearly 4 million Australians1. Although it can take nearly 100 different forms, the two most common are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis happens when the body’s immune system mistakes normal tissue for invading pathogens, and starts to attack it.
How do you decide which arthritis remedy is best for your joint pain? When you look for a natural supplement to help relieve arthritis symptoms like joint pain, the range of options on the shelves can be overwhelming. There are so many natural ingredients that are said to help with joint pain, and so many different formats.
Need natural help with your baby’s eczema? If your baby or toddler suffers from the dry, itchy, flaky skin (along with the restlessness and sensitivity) that characterises eczema, you’ve probably already tried several treatments. But if all the lotions and creams aren’t working, you might be feeling at your wits’ end. If so, it might help to understand what eczema is, and what causes it. What, exactly, is eczema?