Living with Diabetes

2020-11-17T09:12:14+02:00Nov 17th, 2020|Blog, Immune System|

Living with Diabetes: Steps to a healthier way of life. Diabetes is a metabolic condition which is related to the body’s ability to process glucose or otherwise known as blood sugar. It has become a common problem around the world with more and more friends and family members needing to learn to live with this [...]

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Sport and Magnesium

2020-11-04T08:33:36+02:00Nov 3rd, 2020|Uncategorised|

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 [...]

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

2020-11-09T12:04:45+02:00Oct 22nd, 2020|Blog, osteoporosis|

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 [...]

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The Immune System, Allergies and Zinc

2020-09-17T09:58:42+02:00Sep 17th, 2020|Blog, 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, [...]

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Calcium and Vitamin D3

2020-08-31T09:26:38+02:00Aug 31st, 2020|Blog|

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, [...]

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Letter from our CEO: Online orders are now open

2020-05-06T17:44:31+02:00May 6th, 2020|Blog|

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

2019-03-26T08:43:39+02:00Mar 15th, 2019|Blog|

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 [...]

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Pregnancy Awareness Week: Advice for future Moms

2020-05-06T11:48:16+02:00Feb 12th, 2019|Blog|

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 [...]

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How zinc can help you to treat your acne

2019-03-26T08:46:33+02:00Nov 7th, 2017|Blog|

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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B Vitamins: Why You Need Them

2019-03-26T08:46:44+02:00Oct 11th, 2017|Blog|

The human body needs 13 different vitamins to survive and thrive, and the B-group of vitamins account for eight of those 13 vitamins. Commonly known as the vitamin B complex, the B vitamins include B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9 and B12 and all of them hold a number of benefits for the [...]

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