New Zealand green-lipped mussel oil

For many hundreds of years, the native coastal Maori population of New Zealand has consumed raw New Zealand green-lipped mussels as a primary part of their diet. They would harvest the mussels growing naturally on the seashores and eat them raw. Although they saw the mussel as an important part of their diet, they didContinue reading “New Zealand green-lipped mussel oil”

Arthritis and Joint Health

Arthritis and Joint Inflammation are common conditions that causes pain an inflammation in a joint. In the UK, more than 10 million people have arthritis or other, similar conditions that affect the joints. Arthritis affects people of all ages, including children. we have been asked by many subscribers to provide a comprehensive guide to the typesContinue reading “Arthritis and Joint Health”

Rheumatoid arthritis

IAOM-US (CC0), Pixabay In the UK, Rheumatoid arthritis affects more than 400,000 people. It often starts when a person is between 40 and 50 years old. Women are 3 times more likely to be affected than men. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s immune system targets affected joints, which leads to pain and swelling. The outer covering (synovium)Continue reading “Rheumatoid arthritis”

Strong bones

Osteoporosis, a debilitating condition caused by the loss of bone mineral, makes the bone susceptible to fracture, especially at the hip, wrist and spine. It is most common in menopausal women as the decline in oestrogen levels leads to an increase in the normal rat of mineral loss from bone.

Green lipped mussel oil may trump fish oil for joint health benefits: Study

Extracts from the New Zealand green lipped mussels may benefit joint mobility and reduce pain more than fish oil supplements, report researchers from Poland.   Do you want to exercise at home?  Here are all of Diana’s videos to choose from – and tell your friends

Be Happy, Healthy and Wise

Fitness is an attitude of mind; I believe “Age is mind over Matter” and if you don’t mind it doesn’t matter! Ageing is inevitable, a depressing thought and nothing we can do about it, or is there? No, we can’t add years to life but we can add “life” to the years we have! Maintaining good health enables us to pursue ambitions, hopes and dreams with many older people continuing to lead interesting lives. Feeling well helps us enjoy the increase in longevity by giving us a sense of wellbeing, relaxation and confidence.

Coping with the pain of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. It’s a degenerative joint disease and a major cause of disability among older people. The likelihood of developing Osteoarthritis is between the ages of 45 and 75 years, with women  more likely to be affected than men plus a higher risk if there is a family historyContinue reading “Coping with the pain of Osteoarthritis”

Healthy midlife

Talk with girlfriends approaching midlife and inevitably “Midlife Crisis” is mentioned!  Many women still think midlife and menopause signals decline; weight gain and loss of fitness but it needn’t be a time of despondency if we understand the ageing process.  For those women in their 40’s and 50’s this should be a time to adoptContinue reading “Healthy midlife”