Holland & Barrett’s vitamins to help care for your heart and circulation come in a variety of formats from tablets to soft gel capsules, specially formulated to support normal heart function and circulation.
Many of our vitamins for circulation and the heart are also suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
The heart is a muscle about the size of a fist which is situated in the middle of your chest.
The heart continuously pumps blood around your body, through the circulatory system.
Blood delivers vital oxygen and nutrients to all areas of the body and carries away carbon dioxide and waste products.
The heart and circulatory system work to ensure that your organs can function.
The human heart plays an essential role in the body and it is therefore incredibly important that we take the best possible care of it.
There are a variety of heart supplements available, all of which help to support the normal functioning of the heart.
Holland & Barrett Odourless Garlic Capsules helps to maintain healthy cholesterol levels.
This garlic for the heart is an odourless, rapid release supplement, which is standardised to provide a high, naturally absorbed, allicin yield. Allicin is the active ingredient in garlic and is responsible for many of its health benefits.
Another supplement which is good for heart health is potassium.
This essential mineral helps to support muscle function and contributes to the maintenance of normal blood pressure and the normal functioning of the nervous system.
Foods high in potassium include fruits, dried fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds.
If you are not getting enough potassium in your diet, Holland & Barrett Potassium Caplets have an easy absorption mechanism and are suitable for both vegetarians and vegans.
Just as with the heart, you can take supplements to support the health of the circulatory system.
Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) is an omega 3 fatty acid which contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels.
The body is unable to produce these omega 3 fatty acids itself and so you must get these through your diet, or by taking a supplement alongside a balanced diet.
Flaxseed oil is made from ripened flaxseeds and has been used by humans for thousands of years in cooking and baking.
It is also known as linseed oil and is an excellent source of Alpha Linolenic Acid.
Holland & Barrett Flaxseed Linseed Oil contains Omega 3, 6 and 9 and helps contribute to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. This beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 2 g of ALA.
If you find it difficult to swallow tablets and capsules, or you just prefer not to take them, there are some alternative circulation and heart vitamins available.
Paradox Omega 3, 6 & 9 High Strength Oil is simply taken on a teaspoon or can be mixed into shakes, juices or smoothies.
It contains natural vitamins D3 and E as well as Eicosapentaenoic acid (EHA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) which contributes to normal blood pressure (when daily intake of EPA & DHA is at least 3g/day) and the normal function of the heart (when daily intake of EPA & DHA is at least 250mg/day).
BetterYou Vitamin K2 Spray can be sprayed directly into the mouth or the inside of the cheek.
This allows the vitamin to be absorbed quickly and directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the digestive system.
K2 is a vital nutrient which supports normal blood clotting and bone health and it is the 99% pure active ingredient contained in this supplement spray.