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Month: June 2023

Caffeine, What are the Benefits?

Caffeine has been part of our diet for more than thousands of years. Historically, the most common sources of caffeine are coffee, tea and chocolate. In its pure form, caffeine was first extracted from cacao bean. Nowadays, caffeine is often obtained from processed products such as soft and energy...

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The Multivitamin Series – 11 – 18 Year Olds

Oxford Vitality provides several multivitamins. In addition to our general multivitamin, Oxford Vitality also offers multivitamin tablets which are specifically geared towards the young adult aged 11 to 18 years. The teenage years are also known as adolescence, a time for growth spurts and puberty. Puberty begins between the ages...

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The Science Behind Thermogenics and Fat Loss

Introduction to Thermogenic Products Thermogenic products rely on a process called thermogenesis. Simply put, thermogenesis is the production of heat. When the body produces more heat, body fat is used as energy. Burning body fat for energy equals weight loss. The body produces heat naturally through a process called basal...

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The Multivitamin Series – 5 – 10 Year Olds

Childhood marks a time of great change and new experiences that play crucial roles in the present and future years for children. Childhood is defined as ages 5-10, where children require adequate nutrition that matches their increased energy needs to support continuous growth spurts. Every child is different; therefore,...

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Collagen – Why is it Important?

Collagen is currently one of the most popular nutritional supplements on the market. Many people have benefited from its properties, so what makes it such a sought-after product? Collagens are proteins that are the main naturally occurring proteins in the body. Proteins are integral to the function of the body, as they...

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Lactoferrin – What are the Benefits?

Lactoferrin. Not an ingredient that usually comes to mind when thinking of a supplement, is it? Many may not have even heard of it before. However, this multifunctional protein has a range of useful qualities, and it plays a number of very important roles within the body. Proteins are essential...

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Inulin – The New Dietary Fibre

Inulin as a Dietary Fibre Inulin has been around for many, many years, particularly in its natural source; the chicory root. Chicory is a blue coloured plant that belongs to the same family as the dandelion, historically used as a food source with medicinal properties in the period of the...

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Joint Pain – alternative therapies and remedies

A look at natural treatments for the condition. Joint pain and issues with joints are extremely common problems that many among us deal with daily. Most of this is due to aging, because aging leads to a decrease in the synthesis of collagen, plus the loss of glycosaminoglycans, which are...

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Common Supplement-Drug Interactions

Vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements are increasingly being taken all over the world and providing significant benefits. However, it is crucial to know that your supplements can interact with certain medications and even other supplements. It’s a must to pay attention to the way each supplement can affect your medications,...

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Essential Nutrients: Protein

One of the most crucial components of a healthy lifestyle. Protein is one of the most important parts of the human body. It is a macronutrient, and it is essential for growth and repair of the body and maintenance of good health. It is also required for building and repairing muscle...

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