What are the links between diet and the menopause?

Menopause is simply a pause for some of us in our 40s and 50s. For others, it’s a giant full stop!  As our bodies undergo massive changes, our youthful health and well-being can often take a sudden plunge.  However, women’s experience in different parts of the world can vary hugely. In Japan, even the word […]

DPA – the missing Omega you may never have heard of.

We’ve all listened to podcasts and lectures about the different Omega-3 essential fatty acids.  Normally there’s mention of EPA, DHA and ALA.  However, the “missing Omega-3” called DPA   (22 : 5n-3) docosapentaenoic acid is often overlooked. It has always been part of healthy nutrition because infants obtain almost as much DPA as DHA in human breast milk. At the […]

How can this small Vitamin K make such a big difference to my heart health?

Fresh bundle of spinach on rustic wooden background

Several very important proteins require activation by Vitamin K2.  One of these, GLA, is vital to bind calcium, remove it from the arteries and carry it to your bones, where it is required to build a healthy bone structure.  We know that the build-up of calcium in the arteries is the biggest threat to blood […]

Could this one little vitamin K reduce your chances of premature mortality?

Bowl with traditional Japanese fermented soybeans called natto

Would you be interested to hear that a little known family of molecules, Vitamin K, maybe the missing ingredient in your diet? And may decrease your chance of dying from heart disease or osteoporosis, two leading causes of death. It may even help with diabetes, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and certain cancers. (1) We all […]

Little known vitamin K2 can boost your life expectancy

Would you be interested to hear that a little known family of molecules, Vitamin K, may be the missing ingredient in your diet? And may decrease your chance of dying from heart disease or osteoporosis, two leading causes of death. It may even help with diabetes, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and certain cancers.