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  • SUPPLEMENT OF THE WEEK

    ZINC Zinc is an essential trace mineral (i.e. needed in small amounts), which should be constantly consumed, as it cannot be made or stored in the...
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    VITAMIN  C Vitamin C, also called ASCORBIC ACID or ASCORBATE, is a water-soluble vitamin meaning that it can dissolve in water and taken to the tis...
  • HEALTHY LIFESTYLE FOR A DIABETIC PATIENT DURING PROLONGED FASTING

    Consulting with a doctor for assessment before fasting commences is of utmost importance for a diabetic patient. This helps the patient know his or...
  • SUPPLEMENT OF THE WEEK

      BIOTIN Biotin, also called vitamin B7 or vitamin H is a water-soluble vitamin which our body cannot store for long or naturally produce. The vita...
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      VITAMIN B12 Vitamin B12, also called COBALAMIN, is a micro nutrient which the body cannot make by itself and is important for many essential body...
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     CALCIUM  Calcium is a macro mineral  and the most abundant mineral of the body. Most of it is contained within the skeleton whilst very little amo...
  • SUPPLEMENT OF THE WEEK

    MENOPAUSE SUPPORT The hormones estrogen and progesterone are made by the ovaries. These hormones control menstruation and ovulation. If the release...
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    PROSTATE FUNCTION SUPPORT      The prostate is a small gland (the size of a walnut) that produces seminal fluid which nourishes and transports sper...
  • PREBIOTICS

    Prebiotics are insoluble fibres which the human body cannot break. They cannot be digested in the small intestine as the body lacks the enzyme that breaks them down , so they travel to the large  intestine where they are fermented thereby producing a byproduct which serves as food for the good bacteria (Probiotics).  In other words, prebiotics serve as food for probiotics and make them grow and multiple.
  • PROBIOTICS

    PROBIOTICS BENEFITS 
    • They help keep the heart healthy by lowering bad cholesterol (LDL) and cause an increase in good cholesterol (HDL).
    • They help in weight loss thereby preventing obesity.
    • They may lower blood pressure modestly or slightly.
    • They help in digestive health.
  • SUPPLEMENT OF THE WEEK VITAMIN D.

    Dietary sources include salmon, mackerel, herrings, tuna, egg yolk, cheese, butter, beef liver, fortified margarine, fortified milk, fortified cereals and mushroom. Vitamin D can also be obtained through supplements. People who spend most of their day indoors and therefore not exposed to much sunlight, especially children and the elderly, can be given vitamin D supplements in addition to their diets.
  • SUPPLEMENT OF THE WEEK

    Vitamin B1, also called THIAMINE or ANEURINE or ANTI-BERI-BERI is a water soluble vitamin and one of the essential B-group vitamins the body needs to function well. It cannot be synthesized (produced) by human body and should be supplied in the diet.