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Are Sore Joints Holding You Back?

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Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in Ireland, affecting more than 400,000 people. Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear of cartilage in the joints. There has been an increase in the number of people with osteoarthritis in Ireland for two reasons; our ageing population and more obese people putting an increased strain on their joints.

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.

Mastermind, the brain booster

Revive Active, the Galway based health supplement company, has launched a new product known as Mastermind for cognitive function and memory health.

Free health consultation at Stauntons Health Links

Next Friday, November 27, why not take advantage of a free health consultation at Stauntons Health Links Castlebar. The consultations take place in association with Naturelife. Naturelife product expert Anne Gilligan will be in store to answer your health queries on the day.

Can fish oils increase prostate cancer risk?

A recent study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute indicated an increased risk of prostate cancer for men who used Omega-3s. This has raised concerns about how safe fish oils are for men.

Tackle problem fat with Shrinking Violet and Million Dollar Secrets

Shrinking Violet body wrap works by lipolysis, a revolutionary method to remove unwanted fat. The fat is removed from the areas you want, without effort or discomfort. The amount of fat reduction varies depending on your build, but many people reduce by at least one dress size after the first treatment.

The link between fish oils and mood

There is evidence that omega 3 fatty acids supplementation might be helpful in cases of depression and anxiety. Studies report significant improvement in mood from omega 3 fatty acids supplementation when used alone or in conjunction with medication. Research has shown a link between the amount of fish people in different countries eat and the level of depression. In Japan, where people eat on average 70kg of fish a year, the rate of depression is 0.12 per cent. In New Zealand, where people eat only 18kg of fish a year, the rate of depression is almost 50 times higher.

Understanding the fats of life

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It is the “f” word with the bad reputation. Mention “fat” or “fats” and warning bells immediately ring in people’s heads.

Learn about the fats of life at city health lecture

Can people lose weight and still eat fatty foods? Is it true that fats are good for our skin and hair? What is the best way to reduce cholesterol?

Staying naturally healthy in the new year

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