By Demi Sumler   Iron is an essential nutrient, which means you must acquire it through food. Your body’s ability to absorb iron is determined by how much you have stored. It is a mineral with multiple critical activities, the most essential of which is transporting oxygen throughout the body as an element of red…

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Zinc is an essential trace element that plays a role in various biological processes, functions as an antioxidant, and helps the immune system. You’ll discover multiple forms of zinc when looking for a zinc supplement. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of zinc, especially zinc citrate, and how it compares to other forms of…

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By Demi Sumler    Iron is a mineral with multiple roles, the most significant of which is transporting oxygen throughout the body as part of red blood cells. Haemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that delivers oxygen from the lungs to all areas of the body, is made using iron. Myoglobin is also a…

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-How Zinc Supplementation Helps Battling The Common Cold     Winter is coming. That means your kids and family might have a little more episodes of coughing, sneezing, congestion or fevers. The common trace element ZINC could be the natural answer as a recent meta-analysis demonstrated that zinc supplementation can reduce the duration and severity…

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Bahar Mahmoudi International Pharmacy Graduate and Natural Health Practitioner   Zinc is a trace element that is necessary for a healthy immune system. A lack of zinc can make a person more susceptible to disease and illness.   Top Health Benefits of Zinc: 1. Increases immunity and fights colds and flu. Multiple researches have demonstrated…

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Slavea Manahilova Holistic Nutritionist (Certified Nutritional Practitioner)   Maintaining and improving the health of your kids, naturally has always been a dream of parents. However, most of the Multivitamin formulas on the market claimed to be “natural”, still contain potentially harmful ingredients such as sugar, synthetic sweeteners, synthetic preservatives, food dies or fillers.   Sugar…

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Dr. Juliana Rosario Yeung ND, BScAgr, BSc   Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that has major roles in a developing baby. A major deficiency in vitamin D can lead to rickets, a condition where bones are weak and soft, causing development delays to skeletal deformities.   Babies need 400 IU per day of vitamin…

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Carotenoids are vital to a child’s health providing antioxidant properties to aid their growth. Lutein is a dietary carotenoid found in yellow, orange and red fruits and vegetables as well as leafy green vegetables. Lutein has been known for its strong supportive role in eye health, especially in decreasing the risk of age-related eye diseases.…

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As a pharmacist, one of the most common questions that I get from parents is whether their children should take multivitamins. In most cases my response is a resounding yes!   Let’s face it – most children are picky eaters. They have their favourite foods and often that doesn’t include broccoli, spinach, and kale. Greens…

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