10000 step challenge

If you’re lacking motivation and want to shape up for summer – a pedometer and 10,000 steps a day could be the answer you’re looking for.

Research shows that walking 10,000 steps a day can significantly improve your health, assist with weight loss and also help lower blood pressure. If that’s not motivation enough, take a look at all these other health benefits you can gain by walking regularly…

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Chia Seed Pudding

High in anti-inflammatory omega-3, this Chia Seed Pudding recipe can be made ahead of time for convenience, will fill you up on fibre and help you beat the bloat.

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We spend a lot of money on research and development and on quality, much more than most people will think. Having spent the money, it seems sensible to explain why we do it.

Over the years I have had reason to lab test other companies products (because of illegal use of our trademarks, some of our customers were misled). A significant percentage of the results (about half) revealed interesting findings. One New Zealand company’s resveratrol supplement actually contained zero resveratrol. Another Res-V Knockoff product we tested did not contain either the amount of resveratrol claimed, or another very expensive ingredient – curcumin (from Turmeric).

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If there is one medical word drummed into our heads over the last 25 years it is probably cholesterol. It has been much maligned and we have been well trained to get it as low as possible, most notably by taking pharmaceutical drugs.

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High blood pressure (hypertension) is extremely prevalent, I know this because we have huge numbers of customers who have written to us and are on medications for it. No doubt, at the first sign of hypertension your doctor will prescribe medications and many of our customers ask me if there are alternatives because they hate the idea of being on drugs for the rest of their lives. It’s not my job to give personal medical advice, but I certainly can give you some general advice from my own experience.

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For most people, bread remains one of the biggest sources of dietary salt, so it’s a great place to start if you’re trying to reduce your salt intake. This recipe works fine in a bread maker, admittedly, it doesn’t taste as good without salt…but fillings can sort this out easily. This recipe has almost no salt and makes a 750g loaf.

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We have always written on the bottles of Res-V and Lester’s Oil a warning; don’t use if on strong blood thinners. We have had huge numbers of customers concerned about this and asking us if that was a ‘hard and fast’ rule or whether there are exceptions.

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You may have read that ‘health benefits of red wine and chocolate are unfounded’, based on a single study from out of the United States.

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I found some research that was quite fascinating, very left-field but I’m sure will be of interest to many people.

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I thought I would write a quick summary of where resveratrol is at and what’s been going on.

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