The National Health Service suggests that “A healthy, balanced diet should include at least 2 portions of fish a week, including 1 of oily fish.” This is because fish and shellfish are good sources of many vitamins and minerals. Oily fish (like herring, pilchards, salmon, sardines, sprats, trout and mackerel) are high in long-chain Omega-3 […]

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Vitamins and Supplements

Many people take a multivitamin pill each morning, along with a few other supplements. But do we really need supplements? Are they doing us good? Could they be doing us harm? It all depends on what important nutrients might be missing or deficient in our diet, and where supplements can help maintain our health, and

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Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a loss of vision caused by deterioration of the central portion of the retina, and although there are treatments, none can cure it, but can only stop it progressing. So, it makes sense to take preventative measures before you get problems. The consensus seems to be that if you eat a balanced

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Omega 3

Among all the suggestions for vitamins, minerals, and supplements, you’ll see “Omega 3” mentioned over and over. So, what is Omega 3 and why is it so important? Omega 3 is a “fatty acid” widely distributed in nature, and playing an important role in the human diet and in human physiology. It’s of three types,

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