• Inulin - The New Dietary Fibre

    Inulin - The New Dietary Fibre

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    Inulin has been around for centuries of years but few know about its existence, let alone its benefits as a dietary fibre. This soluble fibre can be obtained naturally through plant-based sources, such as the roots of the chicory plant, and helps to relieve symptoms of constipation. Read on to discover how Inulin could benefit you in the long and short run, enhancing your...
  • The Multivitamin Series - Women Under 50 Years

    The Multivitamin Series - Women Under 50 Years

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    Adequate nutrition is key to many things in life, such as a healthy immune system, regulated hormonal levels and fresh-looking skin and hair. Women under 50 years of age experience many changes, particularly when pregnant or going through menstruation. Vitamins B5 and C, Iron, Folic Acid and Zinc are just five of the vitamins and minerals which are essential to the health and wellbeing...
  • The Multivitamin Series - Women Over 50 Years

    The Multivitamin Series - Women Over 50 Years

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    How do we combat the effects of ageing? Good nutrition is just one method to reduce the unpleasant effects that come with age. The average age for women to go through menopause is around 51 years of age hence, when a woman reaches their 50th birthday, they may begin to see more rapid changes to their body, mind and general health. Vitamin B12, Vitamin...
  • The Multivitamin Series - Men Over 50 Years

    The Multivitamin Series - Men Over 50 Years

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    Providing your body with optimal nutrition hugely benefits your health, both physically and mentally. As we age, food and nutrition may decrease in our personal scale of importance, falling behind mobility and socialising, for example. Nutrition is particularly important for men over the age of 50 as it keeps us healthy, prevents falls and provides energy. In addition to the necessary vitamins and minerals,...
  • The Multivitamin Series - 5 - 10 Year Olds

    The Multivitamin Series - 5 - 10 Year Olds

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    Many young children still depend on others to provide them with food. It's important that young children receive adequate nutrition as this can affect their growth, both physically and mentally, as children aged 5 - 10 years go through lots of change. Their speech and social interaction skills improve every day, enhanced by good nutrition. This includes a range of vitamins and minerals, such...
  • The Science Behind Thermogenics and Fat Loss

    The Science Behind Thermogenics and Fat Loss

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    Looking to lose that last bit of weight or thinking about a lifestyle change to shift the number on the scale? Thermogenic supplements (or fat burners) are one way to help reduce excess weight. Thermogenics work by enhancing thermogenesis, the process by which the body produces more heat and burns more calories. Capsicum, Green Tea and Caffeine are three natural ingredients that are known...
  • The Multivitamin Series - Men Under 50 Years

    The Multivitamin Series - Men Under 50 Years

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    Men under the age of 50 go through many changes, including physiological, psychological and social changes. Nutrition is important for men as diet is one way to ensure optimal health. 
  • The Multivitamin Series - 11 - 18 Year Olds

    The Multivitamin Series - 11 - 18 Year Olds

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    Wondering how a 13 year old's nutrition varies to that of a 50 year old? Here, we give you the answers as to why a child or young adult requires specific nutrients. It's all fair and well knowing that children need Vitamin C and Calcium in their diets, but sometimes it's nice to have a bit more background. Children need a varied diet to grow...
  • Calcium, why is it important?

    Calcium, why is it important?

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    Many people associate calcium with our bones and teeth, and rightly so! We need calcium for many different functions, including bone strength, cell division and energy production. People commonly link calcium with milk, cheese and other dairy products. However, many don't realise the full benefits of the mineral. Read on to discover more about this macromineral. 
  • OV Success Stories - Amber's story

    OV Success Stories - Amber's story

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    If you would like to take part in our OV Success Story Campaign and have a story related to your health and our supplements then please get in contact because we want to hear it all!
  • OV Success Stories - Tania's story

    OV Success Stories - Tania's story

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    If you would like to take part in our OV Success Story Campaign and have a story related to your health and our supplements then please get in contact because we want to hear it all!
  • Caffeine, What are the Benefits?

    Caffeine, What are the Benefits?

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    Caffeine is well-known for its effects on memory and concentration enhancement, and physical performance improvement. It promotes both mental and physical alertness by acting antagonistically on adenosine receptors. This further affects the dopaminergic system. Caffeine regulates dopamine concentrations especially in brain parts responsible for attention. This is how caffeine increases vigilance, attention and reduce fatigue.
  • The Ginseng Series - Congitive Health

    The Ginseng Series - Congitive Health

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    Ginseng has been found to be beneficial for the functioning of brain. It can help improve various cognitive functions such as mood, behaviour and memory. According to a review of five trials published in the Cochrane database of systematic reviews, it was suggested that ginseng extract produced improvement in some of the aspects of various cognitive functions, quality of life and behaviour in healthy...
  • Dong Quai, Female Health, Menopause Aid and Blood Health

    Dong Quai, Female Health, Menopause Aid and Blood Health

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    Dong Quai, also referred to as Chinese Angelica sinensis. The plant and its roots are utilised as a natural remedy for the treatment of several medical conditions related to the hormone oestrogen. Hence, why it is commonly known as female ginseng. Furthermore, it’s colloquially known as the ‘Blood Mover’, because it contains coumarins that gives it the property of a blood thinner.
  • Supplement Interactions and Combinations

    Supplement Interactions and Combinations

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    Dietary supplements are becoming increasingly popular in the world today. More and more people are resorting to vitamins, minerals and herbal remedies to stay as healthy as possible. You may find yourself asking: “Why are these supplements so popular and can they actually boost my health?” To answer this question we have to start with the basics of nutrition. The best way to get all...
  • Goji Berry Series - Goji Berry and Antioxidants

    Goji Berry Series - Goji Berry and Antioxidants

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    Goji Berries have been used in traditional chinese medicines for centuries, and they are full of all sorts of vitamins, minerals and nutrients needed to have a healthy body. Because of this, they’re known as a superfood. They’re rich in antioxidants which are integral to the removal of free radicals in our bodies.
  • Our Superior New Organic Turmeric and Black Pepper Capsules

    Our Superior New Organic Turmeric and Black Pepper Capsules

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    Turmeric and Black Pepper has always been a bestseller championed by our customers. Why? Simply put, it works wonders! It’s nature’s most effective antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. We’re pleased to announce we’ve now expanded our range with an amazing new product... Organic Turmeric and Black Pepper Capsules, with 95% actives. We’re proud to say this product is our first clean label product containing no excipients...
  • The Ginseng Series - The Immune System

    The Ginseng Series - The Immune System

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    The job of your immune system is to defend your body against various microorganisms that cause disease. Hence, it is important for you to maintain the health of your immune system. There are multiple ways in which you can do that such as by maintaining a healthy lifestyle (doing regular exercise, quitting smoking, getting adequate sleep, minimizing stress), improving your diet (eating lots of...
  • The Vegetarian Diet

    The Vegetarian Diet

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    The historical evidence reveals that our ancestors were mostly vegetarian. It is thought to be because of their ethical principles and spiritual beliefs. A survey report found that approximately 3% Americans, 3% Britannia, 1–2% of New Zealand and 3% of Australian follows a vegetarian diet. Whereas, countries like India (40%), Germany (9%), Israel (8.5%), Canadians (8%) and Ireland (6%) have significantly higher rates of...
  • The Ginseng Series - Body Recovery from Illness and Injury

    The Ginseng Series - Body Recovery from Illness and Injury

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    Body recovery is an important part of physical training, sports, illness, chemotherapy etc. However, unfortunately, it is often neglected by individuals as they do not fully understand the biological processes that are behind body recovery.
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