Check-ups and tests to have during pregnancy

2021-02-11T14:30:43+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Blog, Immune System, Vitamins & Minerals|

While pregnancy is a natural process and not an illness, regular medical check-ups are important. Whether you choose to see your doctor throughout your pregnancy, or prefer to see a private midwife, only going to a doctor early and then again later in pregnancy, you will need to see a practitioner regularly, and you [...]

The immune system – the art of balancing!

2021-01-27T12:41:25+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Blog, Immune System, Vitamins & Minerals|

Understanding our immune system is a complex process that is still being studied. There are many factors involved in a healthy immune system, but the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought great emphasis on studying what makes certain immune systems more vulnerable than others. One cannot underestimate the role of genetic factors, diet, [...]

What does it mean to have high homocysteine levels?

2021-01-25T11:32:06+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Blog, Vitamins & Minerals|

Symptoms of dizziness, tingling limbs and pale skin are often identified as a vitamin B and folic acid deficiency. If you have visited a doctor with such symptoms, they would most likely send you for blood tests to check your homocysteine levels. But what are homocysteine levels, and can you prevent hyperhomocysteinemia? Explaining homocysteine [...]

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. [...]

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