We often hear about the importance of protein in the context of exercise and muscle building, but it may surprise you that there is an increased need in our older years.
Are we getting enough, or too much, or doesn’t it really matter?
Q We asked Denise to help us understand the difference between absorbing magnesium through the skin (transdermal) compared to taking it orally (internal).
Collagen is the most abundant protein found in all mammals and although it is vitally important for the strength and integrity of our skin
Turmeric contains antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory components that provide a natural glow to our skin. It can also support wound healing
I admit I’m a health fanatic – probably an annoying trait and one not always shared by my long suffering wife Marie.
Essential for optimum health.
When we hear about protein being a necessary supplement for exercise, it often invokes thoughts of large bodybuilders downing protein bars and shakes
Coenzyme Q10 is also known as vitamin Q10 despite not actually being a vitamin, as the body produces its own supply.
Capsaicin is one of the hidden gems in natural health - many studies have shown that it can be effective for many types of pain
Magnesium is the most seriously deficient bulk mineral in the New Zealand diet and symptoms of too little include many common health problems.
This debilitating condition affects women more than men and over 50% of patients have a family history.