Articles tagged with: supplements

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Gelatine or non-gelatine? What are fish oil capsules made from?

There are two main sorts of capsules that are used for medicines and supplements. One is of animal origin – a soft gel made from gelatine and one is a starch-based, non-animal alternative. Let’s take a look at them.

9 September 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

Cold weather cooking, coconut oil research and more in the June Foodwatch Newsletter

Cold weather cooking, coconut oil research and more in the June Foodwatch Newsletter

This month's Foodwatch Newsletter is packed full of great ideas and information. Hearty, yet, healthy, cold-weather cooking, the...

30 June 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

A new book; fish oils and heart health; a super food recipe; and more - May 2020 Foodwatch Newsletter

A new book; fish oils and heart health; a super food recipe; and more - May 2020 Foodwatch Newsletter

Do you suffer from arthritis or depression? These are just two of the common health problems that have been treated in clinical...

26 May 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

Read on - here I take a look at these cute mini-pots of fresh growing herbs for your kitchen. Are they worth buying? Are they easy to look after?

Product Snapshot: Silicea Colloidal Silica Gel

Silicea silica gel by Hubner has had me intrigued for years. Whenever my nails are bad (think chipping, flaking, breaking, tearing,...

24 July 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

Krill overkill - a must read from The Conversation

Krill overkill - a must read from The Conversation

Krill oil has bounced onto the huge market of fish oil capsules with unbelievable claims such as "better absorbed" and "more powerful...

15 April 2015 by Ken Harvey, Monash University; Aaron Kovacs, Monash University, Grace Jackel, Monash University

Q. What’s the difference between fish oil and cod liver oil?

Q. What’s the difference between fish oil and cod liver oil?

A. Fish oil and cod liver oil are two different oils even though they both come from fish and have a similar fatty acid profile.

8 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby