• 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.
  • Goji Berry Series- An Introduction to Goji Berries

    Goji Berry Series- An Introduction to Goji Berries

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    You can’t walk into a health food shop without seeing goji berries. They’re included in a huge range of foods, supplements, teas and more. This is because they have so many different benefits that a lot of us might never have known about. We’re going to run a series on the goji berry, discussing the many active ingredients and benefits of adding it to...
  • Selenium and Male Fertility

    Selenium and Male Fertility

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    Infertility is a worldwide problem that has started to escalate in our modern world. Fertility issues are commonly considered to be predominantly a female issue; however, male infertility is a worrying concern these days. Considering that 15% of couples trying to have children are regarded as infertile and 25% of these cases are due to male infertility it is clear that this is nothing...
  • Heart Health and Blood Pressure

    Heart Health and Blood Pressure

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    Blood makes up approximately 7% of a human’s total body weight and is the primary transport system in the body. The main “steam engine” of the blood system is the heart. Disruption of the blood, vasculature or heart can create detrimental problems to the health of the whole body. Look after your heart and it will look after you.
  • Menopausal Symptoms

    Menopausal Symptoms

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    As a woman, you pass through tough stages in life such as adolescence and menopause. Among the phases, menopause has a dreaded experience that every woman if asked would want to skip. You might think childbirth could be the worst but the experience of birth last only for hours.
  • What's the Buzz About Antioxidants?

    What's the Buzz About Antioxidants?

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    The popularity of the word “Antioxidant” has sky-rocketed in recent years due to prominent studies in the health world. Its claims, (rightly or wrongly) extend from helping prevent cancer, to aiding simple toothache. It’s clear how its significance in health has helped it develop into a highly acclaimed buzzword in the market today.
  • Waist:Hip Ratio - Why It Matters To You

    Waist:Hip Ratio - Why It Matters To You

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    In 2008, the World Health Organisation undertook a large study into the effect of WHR on overall health and the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. This study found that high waist:hip ratios were linked to increased risk of health conditions associated with obesity. The main health complications that result due to being overweight or obese are the risk of cardiovascular disease and heart attack.
  • The Ginseng Series - Interactions, Combinations and Side Effects

    The Ginseng Series - Interactions, Combinations and Side Effects

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    The consumption of vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements has been growing worldwide, to prevent deficiencies in our diets, for medical purposes and general health benefits. Many people will consume one or more different supplements, perhaps even at the same time of day, alongside medically prescribed drugs.
  • The Ginseng Series - How much should I actually take?

    The Ginseng Series - How much should I actually take?

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    The effect of dosage on supplement or drug consumption can make a huge difference to the health benefits or side effects experiences. Certain doses of a supplement may be safe to take but may yield no health benefits at all, whereas taking higher doses may reap a number of health benefits but may start to contribute towards negative side effects that chronically may cause...
  • The Ginseng Series - Immune System

    The Ginseng Series - Immune System

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    The body's immune system is how we fight off infections from pathogens like bacteria, parasites and fungi. It is a collection of tissues which work together to fight off foreign cells which are likely to attack our native cells. Upon detection of a foreign cell the immune system creates antibodies to fight off infection and sends phagocytes to ingest and destroy them. Ginseng is...
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