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Heart healthy foods

A great place to start supporting heart health through the diet is by focusing on increasing omega 3, which has been found to improve numerous heart disease risk factors. It may even reduce triglycerides and improve blood circulation, as well as being shown to increase HDL “good” cholesterol, thereby helping to reduce cholesterol levels as HDL removes bad cholesterol from the body. Oily fish contains omega 3, as do flax seed, chia seed, and hemp seeds.

Studying for Exams? Keep Calm and Get Focused!

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Good nutrition is vital at any time of year, but especially during exam time when your brain and body are under stress. Whether you’re studying for your Junior Cert, Leaving Cert, or college exams, it is important to look after your mind during this stressful period.

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.

This Valentine’s, Take your Health to Heart!

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With February being the month of love, now is the perfect time to refocus your attention onto the health of your heart. Coronary heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in Ireland. However, 80% of heart disease is preventable, simply by making a few small changes in diet and lifestyle.

Skin Health – with Omega-3!

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Whilst expensive creams often promise to deliver miraculous results, there really is no better way to target optimal skin health than by working from the inside. It’s important to remember that our largest body organ, the skin, needs a constant supply of essential nutrients in exactly the same way as other organs do. Omega-3s are incorporated into cell membranes in the the top layer of skin (the epidermis), forming a protective coat around them, helping to stop moisture being lost, and giving skin a healthy appearance. But Omega 3 fish oils also work deeper in the dermis (skin’s lower layer) to control inflammation. So whether you have acne or eczema, want to find a natural psoriasis treatment or are simply looking for a plumper, firmer complexion, you should consider adding extra omega-3s into your daily plan.

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.

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