supplements

Selenium

Did you know this about Selenium?

Selenium is important for thyroid function, immunity and powerful cancer preventative nutrient. It is a mineral, and due to poor farming methods has become very thin on the ground (no pun...
Understanding labels

Understanding the difference: IU, mg, mcg

Knowing Your Dosage The human body requires a variety of essential vitamins. Although a healthy diet should provide most of the vitamins that we need, taking vitamin supplements helps to fill...
What are Functional Foods?

What are Functional Foods?

Have you ever wondered what people mean when discussing functional foods and nutraceuticals? Functional foods are food items or ingredients that exhibit additional health benefits to the body beyond simply supplying...
Are you eating enough protein?

Are you eating enough Protein?

Here are some tell-tale signs you may not be getting enough protein in your diet. If you suspect you are not eating enough you can increase your meat, fish, eggs and...
Vitamin B12

Are you deficient of Vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin needed for blood formation, nerve and brain function. Your body doesn’t make vitamin B12, you have to get it from animal-based foods or from supplements....
Metabolism

4 Vitamins and Minerals to boost your Metabolism

Metabolism is the process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. Calories in food and beverages are combined with oxygen to release the energy your body...
Colds and Flu

Interesting studies on Colds and Flu

Many studies have explored the relationship between taking Vitamin D3, Omega-3 fish oil and Vitamin C and the occurrence of colds and flu separately. What was found with regards to Colds...
The Difference Between our Vitamin C's

The Difference Between our Vitamin C’s (Scorbi-Cee, Ester-C and Super-Cee)

The Difference Between our Vitamin C’s: Which C is Better for Me?  Vitamin C is an essential vitamin, meaning your body can’t produce it. Yet, it has many roles and has...
Collagen

COLLAGEN 101

COLLAGEN 101 Collagen is found throughout your body. It’s a structural element of bones, muscles, tendon, and ligaments in fact collagen and skin are always talked about together. This is because...
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BURNING MOUTH SYNDROME (BMS)

BURNING MOUTH SYNDROME (BMS) BURNING MOUTH SYNDROME is a distressing condition that is all too common.  Your mouth feels as though you have had a big gulp of boiling water and...
Osteoporosis 3

DEM BONES

DEM BONES If you think calcium is all you need for your bones, you’d be dead wrong.  Without Vitamins D3 and K2, vitamin C and Pure Hydrolysed Collagen. You will not...
Nutrient - Vitamin K2

FLASH NUTRIENT QUIZ

FLASH NUTRIENT QUIZ Can you guess which vital nutrient prevents the following: Osteoporosis Kidney stones Atherosclerosis Crooked teeth (who knew?) Alzheimer’s disease Cavities Wrinkles Bone spurs Stroke Cancer   Did you...