Why Should I Take Omega Oils, Anyway?

Aquasource Fatty Acid Complex

Fatty Acid Complex has long been one of AquaSource’s most popular products, deservedly so. But now there is a ‘new much improved’ formulation. As before, it’s still rich in antioxidants, such as vitamins C and E, but additions such as Black Cumin seeds and Goji Berries have increased immensely the healthful benefits. And best of […]

Leaky Gut Syndrome and Colostrum

Aquasource Colactive 3 Colostrum

What is Colostrum? Colostrum is the pre-milk, or the first food that is produced by all mammalian mothers immediately following the birth of their young. It’s the first food a newborn receives for growth and immunity. Colostrum contains substances designed by nature to provide the body with the ability to face a lifetime of invasion […]

Why Do We Need Antioxidants?

Aquasource Super Antioxidant

“Natural forces within us are the healers of disease.” Hippocrates We’ve all heard of antioxidants, and many of us already have the good sense to ensure we have plenty of them in our diets and supplement programmes. But what are ‘oxidants’? What is it we are taking ‘anti’-oxidants against? We’ve all seen oxidation in action […]

Winter immunity and health

Winter Snow

It’s that time again when many of us make some health and fitness resolutions for the New Year, and our motivation to change bad habits is at its highest point for the year. The last month of each year, December, is a season of celebration and sickness. Why do people get the winter flu? The […]

Low folate in pregnancy may lead to hyperactive kids

Broccoli. Classed as a superfood.

Brain development during early pregnancy may be impaired by low levels of folate in the mother, which may lead to behavioural problems and hyperactivity, according to a recent study. Researchers measured the folate levels in 100 expectant mothers. Blood samples were tested at 14 weeks’ pregnancy and total folate intake from food and supplements was […]

Statins now linked with muscle injuries and cataracts

People are at much higher risk of developing cataracts or suffering muscle injuries such as dislocations, strains and sprains, when taking Statins, researchers have found. Muscle aches and pains, and injuries Muscle aches and pains are well known side effects of statins and it’s now been shown those effects extend to joint and muscle injuries […]

Vitamin D deficiency in children increases diabetes risk

When scientists in the US compared the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in non-overweight children with children who were overweight, they made some shocking discoveries. More than 400 obese children aged 6-16 were compared with 87 non-overweight children. They found that Vitamin D deficiency was common among both groups, but especially so in the overweight […]

Brain Boosting Berries

Aquasource Berry Power with Acai Berries

A diet rich in phytonutrients from berries could help improve brain health according to a recent study. The researchers suggested that strong scientific evidence exists to support the beneficial effects of berries on the brain. They explained that recent research has increasingly shown that eating berry fruits can benefit the ageing brain. They analysed the […]

New Research Identifies Vitamin D Impact on Gene Expression

Aquasource Vitamin D

Vitamin D now shown to reduce risk of Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Infectious Diseases and Autoimmune Diseases. Improving vitamin D levels in healthy adults has a significant impact on the expression of genes associated with cancer, cardiovascular disease (CVD), infectious diseases and autoimmune diseases, according to a new randomised double-blind pilot trial.(1) The researchers found statistically […]

Food Sources of Polyphenol

Aquasource Berry Power with Acai Berries

We hear a lot about the beneficial effects of antioxidants but less about one type of antioxidant called polyphenols, which are found widely in fruits and vegetables, as well as some other foods. Polyphenols are categorized as either phenolic acids, flavonoids or tannins, all of which are antioxidants. We can obtain all these polyphenols if […]