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Natural Solutions for Your Daily Iron Needs

Women around the world are passionate about their Floradix. Beloved for its ability to prevent common iron deficiency symptoms that may occur as a result of growth spurts, monthly blood loss, pregnancy or digestive malabsorption, Floradix Formula Liquid Iron supports women throughout their lifetimes – before, during and after the childbearing years. For the thousands of women who find they are able to remain free from constipation commonly caused by iron supplementation, Floradix is the natural iron solution. Are you low in iron? Iron is one of the most common dietary deficiencies, affecting as many as 4-5 billion people or… Click here to read more


Why Take a Multivitamin?

One of the most commonly asked questions is “Why should I take a multivitamin supplement?” Because vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients that the human body alone cannot manufacture in sufficient quantities to provide the foundation for all normal biological functions. Vitamins and minerals are required for normal metabolism, growth, and general well being. A single deficiency of any vitamin or mineral can endanger the whole body. Many people believe they are eating the ‘right’ foods, and getting the proper amount of essential nutrients in this way. And, of course, eating a balanced diet is one way to obtain the… Click here to read more


What are B-vitamins and how do they work?

We’ve all stared at the cereal box label during breakfast and wondered what words like riboflavin, folic acid and pyridoxine mean. Has your mom ever reminded you to eat a balanced diet and “make sure you eat your greens”? The words on your cereal box and your mother’s good advice both involve vitamin B. The B vitamins are a group of eight individual vitamins, often referred to as the B-complex vitamins. We will take a look at how the B vitamins work so you can begin to understand why these essential vitamins should be in your diet. We’ll also look… Click here to read more


Understanding Antioxidants

What Is an Antioxidant? You may have heard about the health benefits of antioxidants, but do you know what an antioxidant is — and how they actually work? Antioxidants are dietary substances including some nutrients such as beta carotene, vitamins C and E and selenium, that can help prevent damage to your body cells, or repair damage that has been done. Antioxidants work by significantly slowing or preventing the oxidative — or damage from oxygen — process caused by substances called free radicals, that can lead to cell dysfunction and the onset of problems like heart disease and diabetes. Antioxidants… Click here to read more


Vitamins and Minerals for Health and Vitality

The importance of vitamins and minerals to health, fitness and vitality is undisputed. A sufficient intake helps us to look good, feel good and enjoy life to the full – whatever our age! It is recommended that we eat at least five portions of fruit and vegetables each day in order to achieve an optimal intake of vitamins and minerals. However, a supplement may also help to safeguard your dietary intake. Vitamin A – essential for healthy eyes, skin and growth. Also an important antioxidant and immune system component. Biotin – takes part in the metabolism of protein, fats and… Click here to read more


Energy for the New Arrival

Tired of always feeling tired? Your pregnancy can be an exhilarating, but sometimes tiring, experience. Keep energy levels up by boosting your iron intake, so you can enjoy this special time. Chapped lips, brittle hair, constant fatigue and palpitations are not on a prospective mum’s wish list. They are however, some of the tell-tale signs of iron deficiency, which is common among pregnant women. Iron is needed to make haemoglobin, the chemical that transports oxygen in the blood. A range of stressful symptoms can indicate a deficiency, but severe cases can lead to anaemia, total exhaustion and a weakened immune… Click here to read more