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Collagen and Vitamin C – a Vital Combination

Collagen and Vitamin C – a Vital Combination

Vitality, strength, flexibility and structural integrity are all signs of a well-functioning body. Two nutrients we depend on to experience optimal health are collagen and vitamin C.  Our bodies are able to make collagen, but […]

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Roses are red.. Rosacea is too

Roses are red.. Rosacea is too

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition characterised by the random formation of red patches, bumps and pustules on the face, neck and in some severe cases chest, of the afflicted. It can affect any part […]

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What is a Urinary Tract Infection?

What is a Urinary Tract Infection?

Passing urine is something everyone needs to do to ensure that waste materials don’t build up inside the body. Most of the time it’s not something you need to think about, until it becomes problematic. […]

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What can echinacea do for your immune system?

What can echinacea do for your immune system?

The immune system is one of the most important parts of the body’s defences against illnesses and infections. When it’s working properly it helps to keep you healthy, but when it’s out of whack there […]

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The science behind better sleep: How can 5-HTP help you?

The science behind better sleep: How can 5-HTP help you?

Many of us lead increasingly busy lives with different responsibilities, and the pressure of juggling these tasks can often manifest in disrupted sleep routines or frequent experiences of stress. Other factors such as an irregular […]

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How well do you know your probiotic strains?

How well do you know your probiotic strains?

Digestive health plays a huge role in the functioning of the human body. After all, we get many of our nutrients from food sources and without our digestive system we wouldn’t be able to process […]

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Heartburn: It’s not really your Heart burning!

Heartburn: It’s not really your Heart burning!

  Yes, the term heartburn is not meant to be taken literally. Your heart isn’t actually on fire, that wouldn’t really work. Heartburn is often referred to as acid reflux. Which is also a bit […]

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Energy, fertility, libido and more: Peru's Maca Root

Energy, fertility, libido and more: Peru’s Maca Root

Maca is a root vegetable that only grows at very high altitudes – between 4100 and 4500 metres – high in the Andean mountains of Peru and Bolivia.  It’s tradition as a celebrated food and […]

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What women need to know about the vitex agnus castus fruit

What women need to know about the vitex agnus castus fruit

Every woman knows how uncomfortable premenstrual syndrome or PMS can be, with even the mildest symptoms able to cause a disruption to your everyday habits and routines.  Most people accept the bloating, food cravings, irritability […]

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Kelp puts the ‘sea’ in seasoning for healthy body weight

Kelp puts the ‘sea’ in seasoning for healthy body weight

If you’re concerned about any of these weight management issues: thyroid gland function toxic waste stored in excess fatty tissue fluid retention, a common factor in weight gain or you’re just looking for more nutrition […]

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