• What are Exogenous Ketones? (BHB Salts, Esters & MCT)

    Exogenous ketones are rising in popularity as a supplement. Amongst other benefits, they are claimed to help with the transition into ketosis when following a keto diet. This should help eliminate the groggy/ brain fog experience that is common during the transition. It has also been suggested that people can experience...
  • Oceans Alive Phytoplankton

    Oceans Alive Marine Phytoplankton is the latest algae sourced health supplement. It follows the great (and continuing) popularity of similar products such as spirulina and chlorella, both of which spearheaded public interest in the health benefits of phytoplankton. It has its differences from these products of course – and...
  • Is Mercola’s Liposomal Vitamin C Fake?

    Dr Mercola has enjoyed a long reputation of developing a range of high quality supplements, and is generally well trusted. However, one product, his liposomal vitamin C, has had some criticism and confusion around it. After spending plenty of time looking at liposomal vitamin C and the issues revolving...
  • Is Winterization Bad For Cod Liver Oil?

    Winterization is a commercial process used on many food oils. It is a process by which waxes and fatty acids with a high melting point are removed from the oil. It is often done for aesthetic reasons, because it makes the oil look very clear, but there are other...
  • The Multivitamin Showdown

    Following the success of the Probiotic Showdown and Fish Oil Showdown, here is the Multivitamin Showdown! Generally, multivitamins are treated as a ‘nutritional blanket’ for your diet – they should cover all the key nutrients that your body needs. However, some are tailored for more active lifestyles, some have...
  • Skate vs Ratfish Oil

    Skate liver oil and ratfish oil are relatively similar products in terms of nutrient content, but do have some important differences. They differ significantly from other marine oils like cod liver oil and krill oil, although it is often not so clear as to why or how. This article will highlight these...
  • Garum – The History of Fermented Cod Liver Oil

    Recent events have lead me to have a close look at fermented fish products. In particularly I’ve been looking at a product called ‘garum’, which is the inspiration for Green Pastures fermented cod liver oil. These products are made in a very unique way, and as a result have...
  • A Look at Magnesium L-Threonate & its benefits

    The latest magnesium supplement getting traction in the market is magnesium L-threonate. There are already quite a few forms of magnesium on the market, many of which have well established benefits, so this article will look at what magnesium L-threonate is, how it differs from other forms of magnesium and...
  • Liposomal vitamin C vs regular vitamin C supplements

    With the ever mounting evidence for the various benefits of vitamin C, there is no surprise that manufacturers are modifying vitamin C supplements to try and keep ahead of the competition and keep up with the latest research. One of the more recent vitamin C supplements brought to the market is liposomal...

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