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Magnesium Citrate vs Magnesium Chelate Premium

You’re probably wondering why we have two different kinds of oral magnesium – the powdered Magnesium Citrate vs Magnesium Chelate Premium. Apart from the fact that some people like powders and others like capsules, there are some subtle differences. Firstly, these two forms of magnesium are both known as “chelates”. In nature, elemental magnesium is always attached to another compound...
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Do you suffer from Rosacea?

Rosacea is a really nasty skin disorder affecting the curves and features of the centre of the face. It is often called acne rosacea. It’s generally characterised by one or more of the following: Light to heavy facial flushing (erythema) which can be transient or permanent Papules and pustules Telangiectasia...
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Our Guide on HOW to Drink Alcohol

Many people have asked us to write about HOW to Drink Alcohol, so here goes. We don’t drink much alcohol at all—we value our liver too much to overindulge, but we also don’t judge others who can handle it a lot better than we can, so we’re not being ‘holier...
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Hair today, gone tomorrow

Mmm, not funny when you have hair loss or thinning hair. There are a lot of complex mechanisms at work here, but some of you can deal with it to stop the process worsening and in fact give you back that lovely full head of hair. Hair loss can be...
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The different types of stress

Our bodies are wonderfully and beautifully made. They are also incredibly complex systems. When something disrupts your body’s balance, it causes stress. The things that cause stress are called stressors, and how your body reacts to them is called the stress response. This response involves your nervous, hormonal, and immune...
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3 change-of-season flu & virus toolkits

We are now officially entering a change of season world wide – either going into Autumn or Spring, depending in which hemisphere you live. Even the healthiest people seem to fall prey to the sniffles, respiratory and gut viruses, and a host of other miseries at this time of year....
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What is an immune system?

  The immune system has a vital role to play. It protects your body from harmful substances, germs and cell changes that could make you ill, and is made up of various organs, cells, and proteins. If your immune system is running smoothly, you don’t even notice that it’s there! ...
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What is MagnaFizz?

Do your days sometimes need a little pep in their step? Today’s world has us running at a million kilometres an hour. Between getting the kids to school, working from home, and modern life in general, most of us need an extra bit of energy in the mornings. While coffee...
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Androgenetic alopecia AKA pattern baldness

Losing one’s hair is a scary and often shameful experience. First off, there is NOTHING to be ashamed of! So many of us suffer from hair-loss in various forms, but the good news is that there are solutions available to all of us! First, let’s unpack androgenetic alopecia, commonly known...
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Collagen in Menopause

Menopause is a natural phase in a woman’s life marked by hormonal changes and associated symptoms. As you approach this transformative period, it’s essential to embrace the transition with knowledge and adopt strategies that support your well-being. In this guide, we’ll explore the intricate relationship between menopause and collagen, offering...
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Benefits of Maxi-MSM

In the world of nutritional supplements, MSM, or Methylsulphuronylmethane, has been gaining increasing attention for its diverse health benefits. This naturally occurring organosulphur compound is taking the wellness community by storm, with research shedding light on its potential to support joint health, skin vitality, and overall well-being. Let’s delve into...
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Collagen for athletes

  In the dynamic world of sports and athleticism, your journey is an ongoing pursuit of excellence. We understand the challenges you face, the dedication you bring, and the importance of optimizing your performance while prioritizing recovery. In this blog, we’d like to introduce you to collagen, a versatile ally...
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What to expect from Pure Hydrolysed Collagen

Everyone’s different, of course, and results will vary according to your age, diet and state of health, but generally you will see the first results in a few days. Bear in mind your body takes 3-4 months to replenish body tissue and increase the body’s collagen levels. When taken consistently,...
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Weight gain during menopause

We hear this so often. The moment women go into either menopause or peri-menopause, the weight starts piling on and all the wheels come off. Yes, it’s a hormonal problem, that’s pretty obvious, but what can you do about it? Know this – there is hope! The first thing to...
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How to manage food cravings while transitioning on keto 

So, you’ve taken the plunge into the world of keto, but those food cravings are creeping up on you. Don’t worry – you’re not alone! It’s perfectly normal to experience cravings when transitioning from a carb-heavy diet to a healthy keto one. Let’s dive into why these cravings happen and,...
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Do you have Stomach Acid Problems?

People often think they have too much acid when in fact they have too little.  The symptoms are the same – heartburn, belching, reflux – the list is long.  In order to understand how all this works, let’s go through some basics. 7 Major fFunctions of stomach acid Sterilizes food:...
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Whey Protein Concentrate vs Isolate

In the world of fitness and nutrition, protein is often hailed as the king of nutrients. It plays a crucial role in muscle repair, immune function, and overall well-being. Among the various sources of protein, whey protein stands out as a popular and effective option. However, not all whey proteins...
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What’s so great about our Sports Recovery Drink?

When running a race, people often focus on fuel. How can I make it through without running out of energy? What can I take to make me stronger, faster, increase stamina, etc. We believe that if you train properly, then you might not even need these things. Especially since they’re...
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Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin used by the body for normal bone development and maintenance by increasing the absorption of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate. A severe Vitamin D deficiency can lead to rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. Sadly, Vitamin D deficiency is still widely prevalent in both...