Vitamins/Supplements

Welcome to our Main Vitamins/Supplements section. We provide valuable nutrition advice such as diet tips, fitness guides, and general health info.


Green Tea History and Benefits

Green Tea History and Benefits

Green Tea History Green tea has a history that dates back thousands of years. Although this particular type of tea is only now gaining popularity in the West, it has been known to the Chinese and Japanese for centuries. The recent rise in popularity of this tea is largely credited to the many health studies […]


Vitamin C Facts

Vitamin C Facts

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for a balanced diet.  The suggested daily dosage of Vitamin C varies according to age, gender, overall health condition, and stressors such as alcohol intake, injuries, or smoking. Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid.  It is probably most known as a cure for the disease scurvy. Scurvy […]


What You Need to Know about Vitamin E

What You Need to Know about Vitamin E

Vitamin E is an essential nutrient for a healthy body.  It is well known for its antioxidant properties.  Antioxidants are important for protecting cell membranes from free radical damage. This is why Vitamin E is also known as the ‘Beauty Vitamin’.  It can help protect and repair skin damage. Vitamin E is an ingredient often […]


Aloe Vera Plant – Aloe Vera Uses

Aloe Vera Plant – Aloe Vera Uses

The Aloe Vera plant, also referred to as “Aloe” is known as the burn plant or the first aid plant and has been talked and written about for over 3000 years. These days, it is a basic component in many products from skin care, sun care and hair care products to drinks and juices. Aloe […]


Folic Acid

Facts about Folid Acid

It is vital during the first weeks of pregnancy, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant. A deficiency of folic acid during this time can lead to serious birth defects. Women in their child bearing years should make sure to get enough folic acid every day. There are several different types of vitamins […]


List of Essential Oils

List of Essential Oils

Essential oils are very concentrated essences from plants. Like herbs and foods, their energy properties are multi-leveled, and therefore can be very beneficial to the holistic care and maintenance of your body. Oil Description Angelica Release and let go of negative feelings Basil Respiratory system, mental concentration Bergamot Skin infections Birch (Wintergreen) Internal lymphatic cleansing, […]


Heal your Mind with Flowers

Heal your Mind with Flowers

Your body is here to help you. Give it positive messages and it will fight for your life.” So said internationally acclaimed author and lecturer Dr Bernie Siegel He should know, he has survived a few life-threatening illnesses in his time. Look back to the late 1800’s and discover the words of William James who, […]


Health Benefits of Vitamin D

Health Benefits of Vitamin D

What is vitamin D? Interestingly, vitamin D is not actually a vitamin, but a pro-hormone. Most people are familiar with the importance of vitamin D in terms of bone health. Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones and preventing osteoporosis. What many people do not know is that vitamin D is important for so many […]


What Are Antioxidants?

Everything you wanted to know about Antioxidants

Antioxidants Facts Want to know some cool antioxidants facts? There is solid evidence from several studies that the antioxidants we consume when eating Five to Seven servings a day from most fruit and vegetables can help us avoid or stall most ailments caused by ill-health. This includes slowing the ageing process, keeping energy levels high […]


Your Brain Works Better with Plenty of Omega 3 Fats

Fish Oil Supplements – Don’t buy just any!

Fish oil supplements are taken around the world, especially where fish isn’t safe or readily available. As many studies have supported, fish contain a special fat called Omega-3 Fatty Acids. These elite fats are slightly difficult to come by in high amounts, but are crucial for good health. Fish oil fixes that problem by allowing […]