If you or anyone you know suffers from high cholesterol, high blood pressure or any other cardiovascular disease then this talk is for you. On the night David Burke will be explaining why more and more of us are suffering from these diseases but more importantly what we can do to help prevent them and reverse them.
If you want to learn how to help protect your heart make sure to come along to The Talbot Hotel on Thursday 21st February at 7.30pm.
A representative from Zerochol (a plant sterol supplement used to reduce cholesterol levels) will be instore with us on Friday 19th January offering free cholesterol testing. If you are worried about your cholesterol or just want to keep on eye on it now is a great time to get yours tested?
There are many reasons why cholesterol levels might be high therefore, there are many ways in which you can tackle it – through diet, lifestyle and supplement. We will also be offering plenty of information so make sure to call in for a chat.
A fresh new year is upon us once again, a blank page to fill however you wish. It’s time to acknowledge all our achievements of the past year and be excited for what you can achieve in the coming one. We, in Only Natural, are here to help you on that journey and we think we’ve made it a bit easier for you to know exactly who to ask.
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Join Nichola for her monthly slot on The Morning Mix with Alan Corcoran on Friday 27th October at 11.15am.
This month Nichola will be discussing Cholesterol. It’s not just all about the total number but the breakdown between the different types and yes Nichola will be going into these too! Nichola will also be discussing the importance of cholesterol in the body, it’s many uses and functions and also reasons why levels might be high. And of courses ways in which cholesterol can be reduced through diet, supplementation and lifestyle.
Cholesterol can be a worrying issue for many so make sure to tune into South East Radio on Friday 29th September at 11.15am to hear what advice Nichola has to give.
As Ireland continues on the road to becoming Europe’s most obese nation avoidable deaths and diminished quality of life due to heart disease are still part of our health climate. Better heart health is achievable through lifestyle choices and, where applicable, preventative and remedial supplementation. Coronary heart disease involves damage and narrowing of arteries and veins resulting in the heart having a more difficult job to fulfill its function of pumping blood around the body resulting in an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Firstly reduce your exposure to the risk factors that predispose to heart disease. These include being overweight, smoking, excessive stress, insufficient exercise, raised cholesterol and diabetes.
A heart healthy diet includes lots of whole grains and vegetables, healthy fats from fish and vegetable sources, soluble fibre to both regulate the digestion and reduce cholesterol (oats and oat products like oat bran and oatcakes come to mind here) and heart healthy herbs such as garlic and turmeric.
Hawthorn is a very effective and quick acting remedy for high blood pressure.
If elevated cholesterol is a problem due to lifestyle or hereditary causes Red Yeast Rice (taken with COQ10 which is sometimes included in the supplement), Plant Sterol tablets (Irish made brand Zerochol comes to mind) and Soya Lecithin can all be beneficial.