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Announcing the winners and highly commended products in the Your Healthy Living Awards 2019!

The results of the 2019 Your Healthy Living Awards are now in and we are delighted to be able to reveal the winners and highly commended products chosen by you, our readers. The categories this year ranged from Best Women’s Health Product to Best CBD Product, with 13 categories in total - our biggest number to date. So, without further ado, here are the results...

Best Heart Health/Cholesterol Product

Winner: OatWell Original

OatWell Original oat bran powder with oat beta-glucan can be used in smoothies and in cooking or sprinkled on cereals and porridge. One portion contains the full daily amount of oat beta-glucan (3g).

Highly Commended: CholBiome®X3 from OptiBiotix

CholBiome®X3 from OptiBiotix contains LPLDL®, a probiotic clinically proven to reduce total cholesterol by 36.7 per cent, LDL cholesterol by 13.9 per cent and blood pressure by 5.1 per cent, whilst boosting HDL cholesterol by 4.5 per cent.

Best Baby/Children’s Product

Winner: Weleda Calendula Baby Oil

The first ever product in the Weleda range, this NATRUE-certified organic and fragrance-free Calendula Baby Oil is now celebrating its 60th birthday!

Highly Commended: Helios ABC

Helios ABC contains three homeopathic remedies: Aconite, Belladonna and Chamomilla, and has a long history of traditional use to relieve minor fevers and earache in children and teething in infants and toddlers.

Best CBD Product

Winner: Vitality CBD Oral Spray

Vitality CBD’s Oral Spray features organic hemp extract and natural flavourings. The new and improved spray applicator disperses the CBD oil in a wider spray, minimising the oily texture and maximising the CBD taste experience.

Highly Commended: Canabidol CBD RESCUE CREAM®

Canabidol CBD RESCUE CREAM® is the first clinically proven CBD consumer product available in the UK. With robust and verifiable evidence to substantiate it, this product will repair, restore and soothe your skin.

Best Free From Food and Drink

Winner: Ricola Elderflower sugar free herbal sweets

Ricola Elderflower sugar free herbal sweets provide a delicious, refreshing moment of calm whether you’re in the car, on the move, at your desk or lounging at home.

Highly Commended: Eat Real Lentil Chips in Chilli & Lemon

Eat Real’s Lentil Chips in Chilli & Lemon are free from all 14 declarable allergens and contain up to 40 per cent less fat than traditional potato crisps.

Best Women’s Health Product

Winner: Australian Bush Essences Woman Drops

Australian Bush Essences Woman Drops can help to harmonise imbalances during menstruation and the menopause. They are most commonly used to help you overcome mood swings and feelings of weariness.

Highly Commended: OptiBac Probiotics ‘For women’

OptiBac Probiotics ‘For women’ has been clinically trialled by over 2,500 women around the world and contains two extensively researched strains of friendly bacteria; Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1® and Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14®.

Best Vegan Product

Winner: TIANA Memory Oil

TIANA Memory Oil helps to activate your memory, maintain your cognitive ability and boost your brain function. The very best brain nutrients are used in this breakthrough Memory Activation formula.

Highly Commended: Optima Organic Raw Virgin Coconut Oil

Optima 100 per cent Organic Raw Virgin Coconut Oil is cold processed and non-GM, produced from raw, fresh, coconut flesh. It is resistant to the breakdown of fatty acids chains even at higher cooking temperatures.

Best Toiletries or Beauty Product

Winner: Salt of the Earth Amber & Sandalwood Natural Deodorant Roll On

Salt of the Earth’s Amber & Sandalwood Natural Deodorant Roll On is made from 100 per cent natural ingredients and provides long-lasting, effective protection from body odour.

Highly Commended: Good Boom Nudieville Colour Gloss Lip Balm

The Good Boom Nudieville Colour Gloss Lip Balm is the perfect everyday vegan colour lip balm. It is made from organic and fairtrade ingredients and is produced using renewable energy.

Best Joint Care Product

Winner: Collagen Plus from Arthro Vite

Collagen Plus from Arthro Vite is a unique 3-in-1 pure collagen supplement drink renowned for helping anyone suffering from osteoarthritis, joint and mobility problems. It rebuilds and maintains cartilage, eases joint discomfort and increases mobility.

Highly Commended: Lifeplan Joint Action Turmeric Formula

Lifeplan Joint Action Turmeric Formula is a unique formula providing high-strength botanical extracts of turmeric, ginger, boswellia and cayenne, together with copper and manganese for connective tissue support.

Best Individual Supplement

Winner: Active Edge CherryActive Concentrate

Active Edge CherryActive Concentrate is a premium concentrated juice, made from nutrient-rich Montmorency cherries. It is scientifically-proven to have powerful, health-promoting qualities and contains no preservatives or additives.

Highly Commended: Altrient C Liposomal Vitamin C

Altrient C Liposomal Vitamin C is clinically researched and outperforms all other vitamin C by using a cutting-edge and patented liposomal encapsulation process.

Best Beauty Supplement

Winner: Golden Greens Expert Collagen Complex

Golden Greens Expert Collagen Complex can help you reclaim your glow once again. Packed with 5g of Naticol marine collagen per daily dose, Hyaluronic acid and organic vitamin C, it helps to support elasticity.

Highly Commended: BioCare Collagen Complex

BioCare Collagen Complex is a high potency collagen supplement that provides powerful antioxidants, flavonoids and nucleotides. Antioxidants help protect cells from oxidative stress. It uses type 1 marine collagen that is rapidly absorbed.

Best Slimming or Detox Product

Winner: New Nordic Apple Cider

Apple Cider is one of New Nordic’s hero products. Apple cider is a classic herbal and nutrient combination, which is designed to help contribute to efficient digestion and the breakdown of fats.

Highly Commended: Bragg Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar

Bragg Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar is made by fermenting organic apples. It is kept raw, unfiltered and unpasteurised and still contains the Mother of Vinegar, a naturally occurring mix of enzymes and friendly bacteria.

Best Immunity Product

Winner: A.Vogel Echinaforce Echinacea drops and tablets

A.Vogel Echinaforce Echinacea drops and tablets is a traditional herbal remedy used for the symptomatic relief of colds, influenza-type infections and similar upper respiratory tract conditions. Always read the leaflet.

Highly Commended: Strath

Studies carried out on Strath herbal yeast have shown that it can mobilise the immune system. It is thought that this could be a result of its ability to increase nutrient absorption during the digestive process.

Best Gut Health Product

Winner: Bio-Kult

Bio-Kult is an advanced multistrain formulation containing 14 live bacterial cultures which complement the existing gut flora and survive the high acidity of the stomach.

Highly Commended: Genie Live Soda in Original Orange

Genie Live Soda in Original Orange has over a billion live cultures per bottle and has no added sugar, preservatives or artificial ingredients.

Thank you to all our readers who voted in this year's awards, and huge congratulations to all the winners and highly commended products! All the products featured here are available to buy from your local independent health food store.

If you are a supplier and would like to find out about nominating your products for our next Awards, then contact for details.

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