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Vitamin C and Iron

Vitamin C and Iron

As with most nutrients, iron is absorbed in the intestines. There are two different types of iron – heme,
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Minerals

Minerals

Minerals are defined as being naturally occurring chemicals which are solid at room temperature, represented by a chemical formula, usually not resulting from the activity of living organisms and with an ordered atomic arrangement.
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The CAA Story

The CAA Story

I thought I would share with you the story behind our CAA-Multi capsules and how CAA-Multi came to be our top selling product.
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Understanding vitamin A, carotenoids and beta carotene

Understanding vitamin A, carotenoids and beta carotene

Vitamin A was the first fat soluble vitamin recognised, in 1913, being fully identified in 1930.
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Vitamin B12 - essential for good health

Vitamin B12 - essential for good health

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is an essential micronutrient. It enables our cells to grow and replicate,
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Reducing your cholesterol

Reducing your cholesterol

Great news: after 40 years of being told to avoid foods that are high in cholesterol, experts have changed their minds, so you can eat them if you want to without fear.
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The myth - saturated fats are bad, is now accepted as incorrect

The myth - saturated fats are bad, is now accepted as incorrect

Yes, the 60 year old nutritional myth that saturated fats are bad for us and cause heart disease, has now been officially accepted as incorrect.
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What's in that sunscreen

What's in that sunscreen

Sunscreens are made in two ways - either using a mineral block, such as zinc oxide
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High blood pressure

High blood pressure

Hypertension (high blood pressure or HBP) is a common condition in which the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries is high.
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The main reason many of us get fat

The main reason many of us get fat

We’re hearing a lot nowadays about how sugar is fattening – and so it is. Sugar plays a major role in serious obesity, but for most of us, it’s not the main or only reason we get fat.
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Replacing wiped out probiotics

Replacing wiped out probiotics

Probiotics are first implanted in our body during natural birth and from breast milk. They then reproduce themselves, ideally for life. We need them to properly digest our food as well as for disease-protecting purposes.
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Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

Turmeric is a flowering tropical, perennial herb that belongs to the Zingiberaceae or ginger family.
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