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Monday, 19 August 2019
Asparagus has a history going back over 2000 years. It originated in the eastern Mediterranean; in its wild form it was much smaller than the asparagus we know today. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Monday, 19 August 2019
Avacados are a popular breakfast in the west as a spread on toast and in the likes of Peru and Chile they are popular in the form of slices on toasted bread or plain bread for breakfast. They are also popular in guacamole. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Monday, 19 August 2019
Avocados originate from Central Mexico, a member of the flowering plant family Lauraceae. It can be described botanically as a large berry containing one large seed inside. — Read Article
Posted by: Flatout Team
Monday, 19 August 2019
Congratulations, we have all survived the winter and all of the health compromising pathogens and viruses that afflict us through this period. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Monday, 19 August 2019
There is much discussion regarding obesity, blood pressure, cholesterol and the negative health effects of the conditions that develop as a result; diabetes, stroke and heart attacks. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Tuesday, 02 July 2019
Dogs can’t tell us if they’re not feeling 100% but other factors may become apparent like; a dull and lifeless coat, your pup isn’t eating his food or maybe he just doesn’t seem to have as much energy as usual. As a doggy parent you’ll learn to notice these signs as not normal when they arise and once you know what to look for, you can do something about it. — Read Article
 
Tuesday, 02 July 2019
If you’re looking to improve your skin, hair, nails and overall health you can’t go wrong with either collagen supplements or eating bone broth on a regular basis. Both contain collagen, but their remaining nutrient profiles are slightly different meaning you might find one is slightly the better choice for you or you might decide on both! Let’s take a closer look at the differences between each. — Read Article
 
Tuesday, 02 July 2019
Bee pollen was used in ancient Egypt by the Pharaohs, to place in their loved ones tombs to nourish them in the afterlife. It’s shown up in Indian folklore and the Chinese have been using it as a medicinal health supplement for thousands of years. Records have shown that in Greece 2500 years ago, Hippocrates (a Greek physician) used bee pollen grains to heal his subjects. — Read Article
 
Tuesday, 02 July 2019
Emu oil can be bought and used in many forms including; a pure oil, face creams, a relief balm and in capsule form. All have amazing benefits for your body inside and out and emu oil as a health supplement has been used for years by indigenous Australian aborigines as a moisturiser and to relieve muscle and joint pain. — Read Article
 
Friday, 17 May 2019
While collagen supplements and products containing collagen are all usually marketed towards women stating; ‘get a youthful glow’, ‘shiny hair’ and ‘strong nails’ etc. As a man you may never have thought of taking it yourself, as perfect skin and nails are not high on your agenda. — Read Article
 
Friday, 17 May 2019
Native to New Zealand, manuka honey is produced by bees that pollinate the manuka bush or leptospermum scoparium to be exact. — Read Article
 
Friday, 17 May 2019
Made from the process of cold pressing hemp seeds, hemp oil is derived from the cannabis plant but only contains a tiny trace of THC (the psychoactive element in cannabis). This makes it completely safe to be used as a health supplement, with no adverse effects like you’d get with marijuana, which comes from the same plant species but has high amounts of THC. — Read Article
 
Friday, 17 May 2019
There’s been a lot of buzz in the health industry lately over the benefits of hemp seed oil supplements for humans, but you may have never thought of adding it to your beloved dog’s diet? Hemp seed oil comes from the seeds of the hemp plant and is rich in nutrients like fatty acids, antioxidants and phospholipids. — Read Article
 
Thursday, 16 May 2019
Our pets needs have much in common with our own, a healthy diet, ample exercise to maintain strength, mobility and support healthy body mass especially at this time of year. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
 
Thursday, 16 May 2019
Some estimates suggest we may lose bone density from age 25 on and 3-5% of our muscle mass every decade from age 30 onwards. This will obviously depend on a number of factors including individual genetics, diet and the physical activity of your personal lifestyle, this could be summed up in just a few words if you don’t use it, you may lose  it. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
 
Thursday, 16 May 2019
A recent BBC programme on television compared omega-3 supplements and oily fish both taken a few times a week by volunteers compared to a third group of volunteers taking a placebo. The results were to say at the least very interesting, there has been for some time an ongoing put down of omega-3 in supplement form. The study showed that quality omega-3 supplements were every bit as effective as consuming oily fish a few times a week or even better. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
 
Thursday, 16 May 2019
The change of season very often accompanies a change of mood and a decline in that feeling of well-being, it is generally accepted this maybe a result of the reduced daylight levels, shorter days and falling temperatures. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
 
Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Sleep, well-being and quality of life. We are all individuals and our needs and wants are also individual, the food to satisfy our needs and the food to satisfy our wants may depend on numerous factors to maintain good health, work, play, anxiety and stress. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
 
Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Just like humans, dogs are starting to live a bit longer thanks to advancements in health and nutrition. Better health care and an improved diet mean your pup can live out his senior years hopefully in good health and with good mobility. — Read Article
 
Wednesday, 24 April 2019
As your dog gets into his senior years, his body will produce less glucosamine, which may cause him to experience stiffness and joint pain. Glucosamine helps to support the molecules that form cartilage in joints and as this deteriorates, joints will lose their shock absorption capabilities. — Read Article