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Slimming and weight control
How can you find out a food’s nutritional value?

Struggling to decipher the labels on your cereals, fruit juices and canned products, etc? Read on to discover how to properly understand and analyse a food product’s nutritional value.

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Heart and circulation
What are the main plant and animal sources of omega-3 ?

Omega-3 are polyunsaturated fatty acids essential for health. They are primarily provided by the diet. Discover which foods have the highest omega-3 content and how you can obtain maximum benefit from them.

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Tiredness and Lack of energy
Is it possible to combine different dietary supplements? How should you go about it?

Can you combine several different dietary supplements at the same time? How can you gain maximum benefit from their combined effects? This article has the answers.

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Anti-ageing
Resveratrol: the benefits and side-effects of this ‘fountain of youth’

Resveratrol is a powerful and beneficial polyphenol found at high levels in grapes - and therefore wine. Discover its effects and in which circumstances to either prioritise or avoid it.

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Slimming and weight control
High-protein diet: definition, effects and sample menus

The high-protein diet encourages weight loss while maintaining muscle mass. How does it work? What kind of menus are involved?

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Care of joints, bones and muscles
Joint problems: which is the best dietary supplement to take?

With close to 400 joints, the human body enjoys excellent mobility. But when these joints become ‘rusty’, it stops us in our tracks. Here are some tips on choosing the right dietary supplement to help with joint discomfort.

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Multivitamins: what are the benefits? How do you make the best choice?

Do you feel somewhat overwhelmed by the choice of multivitamin supplements on offer? Do you find it impossible to choose between all the various formulations available? Read on for our key tips on how to make an informed choice when it comes to multivitamins.

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Tiredness and Lack of energy
Health: the impressive benefits of nettle supplements

Nettle is a plant that grows abundantly along country lanes. Your bare legs may not appreciate being stung by it, but nettle is actually full of health virtues when you know how to use it .... Discover its benefits now.

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Stress and mood
Tiger grass: why take a Centella asiatica supplement?

A medicinal plant from South East Asia and the Pacific islands, tiger grass (Centella asiatica) offers numerous benefits for health. Discover the value of taking a tiger grass dietary supplement.

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Immune system, fatigue and infections
Can the body make vitamin D from the sun through a window?

We’re often told to expose our skin to the sun for 20-30 minutes a day to ensure we get enough vitamin D, but can this be done from behind a window?

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Sexuality
Tribulus terrestris: its benefits for your sex life, composition, dosage

Used for thousands of years, Tribulus terrestris is very popular for helping to keep things fun in the bedroom. Spotlight on this unique plant.

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Immune system, fatigue and infections
Neem extract: its benefits for immunity and how to use it

Neem, or margosa, is a renowned Indian tree, the Sanskrit name of which - ‘nimba’ - means ‘to give good health’. Does it genuinely benefit the immune system and how can you get the most out of it?

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Digestion and oro-gastro-intestinal health
Why take a ginger supplement?

A key ingredient in Asian cooking, ginger has also been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. What are its benefits? How should you use it? Read on to find the answers to these and other questions.

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Liver and detoxification
Paleo diet: principles, benefits, what to eat and what to avoid

Inspired by the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors, the paleo diet has been very much in vogue for several years now. Spotlight on this healthy diet - its principles and effects.

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Brain nutrition
The benefits of Mucuna pruriens (for the nervous system, reproductive health...)

Mucuna pruriens, also known as velvet bean, is a distinctive climbing plant with downy seedpods and a wealth of beneficial properties. Spotlight on this health-promoting super-plant.

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Slimming and weight control
Can Garcinia cambogia really help you to lose weight?

Garcinia cambogia is often referred to as an excellent aid to slimming. Can this Indonesian fruit genuinely help with weight control?

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Tiredness and Lack of energy
Rhodiola: benefits and dosage of the famous ‘golden root’

An adaptogen plant used for centuries by those living in cold climates, rhodiola offers many advantages for health. Discover now the benefits of this arctic root, a plant of significant scientific interest.

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Liver and detoxification
The alkaline diet for reducing acidity in the body

Western diets with their reliance on processed foods have for some years been seriously disrupting our bodies’ acid-base balance. Find out how you can put this right.

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Fighting inflammation
Turmeric: what exactly is it, what benefits does it offer, and what’s the recommended dosage?

A plant that’s been used for thousands of years, turmeric is popular both as a cooking ingredient and as a phytotherapeutic agent. Discover its health virtues and the right dose to take to gain maximum benefit.

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Tiredness and Lack of energy
Dietary supplements: what’s the best time of day to take them?

What’s the best time of day to take your dietary supplements in order to gain maximum benefit from them? Which ones should be taken with food and which in between meals? Here we address all your practical issues.

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Liver and detoxification
Artichokes: their health benefits, how to cook them and how to get the most out of them

This vegetable from the thistle family appeals to both young and old alike with its delicate, sweet flavour … but how can you get the most out of its properties?

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Immune system, fatigue and infections
Propolis: how to get the best out of this beehive treasure

Produced by bees to protect the hive from the cold and diseases, propolis is a veritable treasure trove of beneficial compounds. Discover its secrets and how to get the most out of it.

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Digestion and oro-gastro-intestinal health
How to eliminate intestinal gas naturally

It’s normal to pass wind around 14 times a day. But the intestinal gas produced in the course of digestion can become a real problem when it’s excessive, foul-smelling or causes bloating. Here’s how to get rid of it.

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Prostate health: foods to avoid and those to prioritise

With age, most men experience a decline in the health of their prostate (micturition difficulties, urinary incontinence, waking in the night ...). Which foods should you choose and which should you avoid to help maintain the health of your prostate?

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Anti-ageing
Glycation: the silent process that accelerates ageing

Glycation is a silent but powerful chemical reaction that plays a key role in the aging process. Find out exactly what’s involved in this ‘spontaneous caramelisation’ of the body, and how to curb it.

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Tiredness and Lack of energy
A lack of potassium: how to recognise and prevent it

Potassium is an essential mineral, involved in nervous system and muscle function ... Suffice to say that a lack of potassium can quickly become a real risk to health. Here’s how to identify and correct such deficiency.

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Slimming and weight control
Food-combining diet: principles, benefits and practical advice

Many people are attracted to the idea of food-combining. Based on avoiding certain food combinations, it may produce rapid and sustainable weight loss. Here we evaluate this diet and provide tips on how to follow it safely.

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Immune system, fatigue and infections
Lack of energy: what should you eat if you’re always feeling tired?

Many people complain of always feeling tired and lacking in energy. Here’s a list of anti-fatigue foods to help restore your vitality.

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Digestion and oro-gastro-intestinal health
The benefits of bromelain, an excellent enzyme obtained from pineapples

Derived from pineapple, bromelain is an invaluable enzyme complex. Discover how to gain maximum benefit from its properties.

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Sleep problems
Can late-night eating really damage your health?

Researchers have been working on this issue. Find out their answer...

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Anti-ageing
Anti-ageing: senolytics, the best way to stay young

Do you want to delay the negative effects of ageing and stay fit and healthy for as long as possible, to get the most out of life and time spent with loved ones? Discover senolytics, the ultimate weapon for fighting the ageing process.

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Care of skin, hair and nails
How can you increase your collagen production naturally?

Collagen is an essential protein present in all the body’s tissues. In particular, it plays a key role in keeping the skin supple and hydrated. Here’s a brief overview of collagen and the ways of boosting its production.

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Tiredness and Lack of energy
An antioxidant for everyone. Which one is best for you?

Metals rust, fruit and vegetables wilt, fats go rancid … the human body is by no means the only victim of oxidation, the process that leads to irreversible cell damage and which is associated with around 100 diseases - cancer and cardiovascular problems topping the list. In humans, it has a major but largely unknown origin: the vital conversion of oxygen into water.

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Tiredness and Lack of energy
The Cretan or Mediterranean diet: principles and benefits

Research has shown the Mediterranean diet to be particularly good for our health. Discover the simple principles and multiple benefits of this traditional and healthy way of eating.

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Slimming and weight control
Which supplements can help you gain weight?

While many people want to lose weight, others are keen to put it on, either for aesthetic reasons, or as a result of health problems. Discover the best supplements for promoting weight gain.

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Care of skin, hair and nails
What can you do to combat hair loss naturally?

Hair loss is by no means inevitable. What natural measures can you take to control alopecia and boost hair regrowth?

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Digestion and oro-gastro-intestinal health
IBS, SIBO, IBD ... Understanding chronic intestinal problems

IBS, SIBO, Crohn’s disease … There are many people who suffer regularly from intestinal problems. What are the symptoms and causes of these chronic conditions of the digestive system? And what can you do about them?

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Immune system, fatigue and infections
Vision, immunity ... which are the best sources of vitamin A?

Vitamin A is key among those vitamins considered essential for health. Here are our recommendations for ensuring an adequate intake.

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Tiredness and Lack of energy
4 dietary supplements to take when breastfeeding

Breastfeeding can be a magical experience for many young mums. Appropriate supplementation can provide valuable support.

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Hormone health
What if you were simply deficient in iodine?

Though it’s rarely discussed, iodine deficiency is a relatively common problem. Here’s a brief overview of its symptoms and ways of addressing it.

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Sports and exercise
Does taurine stop you sleeping?

Taurine gets something of a bad rap. But did you know that it’s naturally produced by the body? Discover the (unexpected) effects of this substance – particularly on sleep

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Slimming and weight control
Why start a ketogenic, or keto, diet?

The keto diet, high in fat, produces rapid weight loss. Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know before launching into a diet of this kind.

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Tiredness and Lack of energy
Vegetarians: how to prevent deficiencies

Have you given up eating meat or are you planning to do so? Discover how to prevent deficiencies while following a vegetarian diet.

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Sexuality
5 natural products for stimulating an erection

Are you looking to strengthen your erections (or those of your partner)? Discover five natural and effective solutions for remedying sexual dysfunction and improving the quality of erections.

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Immune system, fatigue and infections
Ubiquinol: boost your immunity with coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 is recognised for reducing hypertension and heart problems … but it has other benefits too. Read on to find out how this essential compound can help you stimulate your immune defences.

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Immune system, fatigue and infections
Quercetin: what are its benefits and in which supplements is it found?

In these rather peculiar times, many of us are turning our attention to natural ingredients that can help boost our immunity. One substance often highlighted in this regard is quercetin. What exactly is it, what benefits does it offer and where is it found?

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Tiredness and Lack of energy
All you need to know about zinc supplements!

Supplementing with iron, magnesium, calcium and potassium is perhaps more common than supplementing with zinc...

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Care of joints, bones and muscles
Vitamin D deficiency: symptoms and solutions

Almost half the world’s population could be lacking in vitamin D! The experts at SuperSmart have put together this update, summarising everything you need to know about this important vitamin: its roles in the body, its significance, the risks of inadequate levels, how to prevent and treat deficiency …

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Brain nutrition
Benefits of omega-3: all you need to know about good fats!

The experts at SuperSmart have put together this guide which provides everything you need to know about omega-3: their definition, origins, different types, properties, effects, sources and how much omega-3 the body needs …

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