High 5 … Health Supplements
Cough. Splutter. Sniff. Sneeze. Come January, come the seasonal snuffles – in full flemmy effect. Maybe, just maybe, one of these will get you back on track…
The Brains: Omega 3 Fish Oil Concentrate
If you’re struggling to focus on that ever growing mountain of work after Chrimbo, then these may be just the ticket. Science tells us that the unpronounceable docosahexaenoic and eicosapentaaenoic acid in each capsule benefit your heart and stimulate brain activity.
£9.99 for 250 capsule 1000m, http://www.hollandandbarret.com
The Beauty: Perfectil Triple Active: Skin, Hair & Nails
This miracle blend does it all. Plant extracts will keep your skin glowing, antioxidants will protect from wrinkles and damage – whilst the nutrients will keep your hair and nails beautifully strong. It’s an entire beauty routine in just one little tablet.
£7.70 for 30 tablets, http://www.boots.com
The Fad: Acai Berry Capsules
Acai is a small purple berry that’s grown in the Brazilian Amazon. These capsules are filled with freeze-dried acai powder – and just two of these fine fellows count as one of your five a day. The claimed benefits of this superfruit is everything from increased energy to enhanced sexual performance. Go get ’em, tiger.
£18.49 for 120 capsules 500mg, http://www.rainforestfoods.co.uk
The Health Boost: Redoxon Vitamin C + Zinc
These chewy orange tablets can help shift that pesky cold and keep you at the top of your game. The vitamin C and Zinc work together to promote healthy skin and tissues and boost your immune system. So, no need to pull that sickie after all, eh?
£3.55 for 30 tablets 1000mg, http://www.lloydspharmacy.com
The Antioxidant: Gren Tea Extract
Although not quite the same as a hot cuppa, green tea has a number of benefits, These little tablets are jam packed with antioxidants that will you feeling fresh and looking younger. They can also help speed metabolism if you’re still trying to shift that Christmas belly.
£7.95 for 90 tablets 340mg, http://www.healthspan.co.uk
All prices correct at time of publication