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What should you know about Fatty Liver Disease?

2020-12-15T14:28:37+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Blog|

Fatty liver disease is becoming a common problem in modern society. Yet it is not often spoken about, as it can remain dormant and undiagnosed for many years. Our diets are packed with saturated fats, trans fats and sugars, leading to an intake of excessive calories. This excess slowly builds up fat content in [...]

Sport and Magnesium

2020-12-15T14:26:27+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Blog, Sport, Vitamins & Minerals|

No matter what type of sport you are playing magnesium is essential for optimal muscle function and most importantly recovery. Recovery is vital especially when you play sports where the demand is high. Example tennis you might have to play two matches per day an also the amount of time required on court is [...]

Osteoporosis – What is it and what can we do about it?

2020-12-15T14:26:50+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Blog|

Osteoporosis - What is it and what can we do about it? The human body is a beautiful and complex system. When we think of our bones, we think of our skeleton and how it provides the “back bone” of support to all the joints and muscles. However, it is important to remember that [...]

The Immune System, Allergies and Zinc

2020-12-15T14:27:02+02:00Blog, Immune System|

What is the immune system? The immune system is one of the most intricate systems in the human body. We are full of complex structures that fulfil fundamental functions in our bodies. The lymphatic system drains the body of waste and biproducts from cell activity. The endocrine system produces and manages our hormonal functions, [...]

Calcium and Vitamin D3

2020-12-15T14:27:11+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Blog, Vitamins & Minerals|

Calcium plays an important role in the body. It is fundamental for healthy bones, joints, muscles, and teeth. Symptoms of calcium deficiency are quite common. It may include: Muscle cramps and spasms in the thighs, arms, and underarms and especially when walking. Calcium deficiency has even been linked to painful premenstrual syndromes. Mood disorders, [...]

Letter from our CEO: Online orders are now open

2020-12-15T14:27:27+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Uncategorised|

Good day We hope you have survived the first 5 weeks of the lockdown and that Phase 4 will be better! Due to major unforeseen panic purchasing before the lockdown, our Zinplex stock holding was depleted and our major stockists like Dis-Chem and Clicks, quickly ran out of stock on many of our best sellers. [...]

The importance of Magnesium as part of your daily nutrition plan

2020-12-15T14:27:36+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Blog, Sport, Vitamins & Minerals|

Our bodies need at least 18 minerals which are important in human nutrition. Along with vitamins, these minerals function as components of body enzymes. Our bodies need minerals for the proper composition of bones and blood cells, as well as the maintenance of normal cell functions. Magnesium is one of the most important minerals [...]

Pregnancy Awareness Week: Advice for future Moms

2020-12-15T14:27:44+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Blog, Parenting|

In support of Pregnancy Awareness Week 2019, here are 10 tips for pregnant women. 1.       Zero alcohol, zero cigarettes and no drugs. This includes prescriptions drugs, such as anti-inflammatories, pain killers and anti-nausea medicines. Avoid them as far as possible or use them as prescribed by your health care professional. 2.       Exercise in [...]

How zinc can help you to treat your acne

2020-12-15T14:27:52+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Blog, Vitamins & Minerals|

Zinc is a mineral that is crucial for optimal health and wellbeing. It is found in the cells throughout our  bodies and helps the immune system fight off invading bacteria and viruses. The body also needs zinc to make proteins and DNA and to grow and develop properly. Zinc also helps wounds heal and [...]

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