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What is tartrazine and what does it do?

2021-07-19T08:39:35+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Blog, Immune System, Parenting, Vitamins & Minerals|

Tartrazine is an artificial synthetic food dye found in food, drink, cosmetics and even medicinal products. It is an ingredient that is lemon yellow and it can be mixed with blue colouring to make different shades of green.  It is also labelled food additive E102 and it may appear on food labels with either [...]

Parabens – What are they and are they safe?

2021-07-09T13:07:21+02:00A Healthier Way of Life, Blog, Immune System, Parenting, Vitamins & Minerals|

We often see several parabens on the ingredients list of products we buy in stores. From foods to cosmetics and hair products, there seems to be parabens in most things. But have you ever wondered what parabens are, and most importantly, if they are even safe for our families and ourselves? Here we discuss [...]

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, [...]

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, [...]

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