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Heart health & cholesterol

There’s been a bewildering round of ill-informed media coverage about supplements and heart health of late, and fortunately plenty of sensible comment from our industry.

The message to put across is that a healthy heart can benefit the whole body, and the best ways we can help keep it in tip-top condition.

Optimal blood flow is essential to ensure oxygen and vital nutrients can reach every cell within the body.

A recent study found that people with better cardiovascular fitness have more of a certain type of good bacteria in their gut, leading to good gut health and composition1. Says nutritionist Cassandra Barns: “Lack of exercise is the single worst risk factor for heart disease in both men and women.”

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