Tag Archives: Supplements

Sweet news on CVD risk

Regular use of glucosamine supplements may be related to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events, according to an analysis of data from the UK Biobank study, published in BMJ. The findings suggest that glucosamine may have benefits in preventing CVD events, such as coronary heart disease and stroke, …

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Blackmores wins vote of trust again

Blackmores, Australia’s leading natural health company, has been awarded the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Vitamin and Supplement Brand 2019 for the 11th consecutive year. The Trusted Brands Survey, commissioned by Reader’s Digest, is a measure of brand preference in Australia, with the survey polling Australians to rank brands on trust …

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Were results a bitter pill?

Health supplements and vitamins company Blackmores is looking to appoint a new CEO following the sudden announcement of the resignation of current CEO Richard Henfrey. Blackmores indicated Mr Henfrey would remain in the role while the board searches for a replacement but did not go as far as to offer …

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‘Massive disconnect’ in our wellness: Swisse survey

The inaugural Swisse Wellness Survey highlights the “massive disconnect” between perceptions and reality for most Australians on three key indicators of good health – movement, nutrition and mental health. The survey in partnership with Nielsen hopes to gain a deeper understanding of Australians health perceptions, behaviours, barriers and information sourcing. …

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Five supplements for faster recovery

By Belinda Reynolds, IsoWhey Sports Dietitian and Nutritionist  BCAAs  Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) can enhance muscle recovery and growth while providing an energy source to the muscle cells. What does this mean? Taken after a workout, BCAAs not only boost the repair process of your muscles to help you …

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