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New research yields breakthrough results in the treatment of Alzheimer’s using eyesight and fish oil supplements

A Waterford based research team have found that a nutritional supplement combination of carotenoids and trout oil may slow down Alzheimer’s disease.

Healthy heart — let’s talk about the fats

Are you aware that cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in Ireland? Statistics from the HSE show that cardiovascular disease accounts for 36 per cent of deaths in Ireland. Evergreen has more than 25 years’ experience in helping people reduce their risk of heart disease.

Vitamin D - The sunshine vitamin

Vitamin D is frequently referred to as The Sunshine Vitamin, as it is manufactured by human skin exposed to the sun.

The sunshine vitamin D

Vitamin D is frequently referred to as the 'sunshine vitamin', as it is manufactured by human skin exposed to the sun. For this to take place we need sufficient levels of cholesterol in the body. Vitamin D3 is the form our bodies produce naturally.

What you need to know about coeliac disease

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If you have recently been diagnosed with coeliac disease, it can be a daunting experience.

Tips to maintain healthy winter skin

We expose our skin to a lot on a daily basis, probably without considering the impact it can have. As we are in the midst of a cold snap, Wholefoods nutritionist, Nicola Murphy, shares some tips to maintain healthy skin throughout the winter months.

The sunshine vitamin D

Vitamin D is frequently referred to as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, as it is manufactured by human skin exposed to the sun. For this to take place we need sufficient levels of cholesterol in the body. Vitamin D3 is the form our bodies produce naturally.

The facts about fats

Fats have had a lot of bad press. As soon as people hear the word fats they automatically assume it's bad news. This is true in the case of trans fats (bad fats), but not in the case of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (good fats). Adding foods to your diet which are rich in these healthy fats can be super beneficial for your health. There are many natural food sources of healthy fats such as nuts and seeds (unsalted), natural nut butters, fatty fish, avocados, and olives. Choosing foods that have a high concentration of healthy fats can help improve your health and wellbeing as they support optimal cardiovascular, joint, and organ health.

How to pick the best food supplement

One of the most common questions the team at Evergreen encounter on a daily basis is, 'What is the right supplement for me?' To help you in this confusing task they have outlined some simple tips to help you select the best food supplement.

Boost your brain with omega-3

As exams loom, parents are in overdrive trying to help get their children across the finish line of study preparation. Making the right nutritional choices is not always a priority for students during this stressful time and as a result, convenience foods can start to look a lot more appetising! Omega-3 fatty acids help to build brain cell membranes, promote new brain cell formation, as well as aiding hormone synthesis which is immensely important for adolescents. Some key benefits commonly associated with omega-3 include better memory and general brain health, which is why it is so important to get omega-3 fats from the right foods and supplements.

 

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