The benefits of bromelain

Bromelain is a complex mixture of protein-digesting enzymes isolated from pineapples, primarily the Queen Pineapple Ananas Cosmosus. Commercially available since the 1950s, bromelain

Magnesium’s role in bone health

Results of retrospective studies indicate that dietary calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus are below the recommended daily allowances for many populations.

Iron deficiency 101

Broccoli is an excellent source of iron.   Iron is vital for the production of red blood cells and is

STUDY: Probiotics and diarrhoea caused by antibiotics

A Rand Corporation study found that taking probiotics can reduce the risk of developing the diarrhoea that is a common

Osteoporosis isn’t inevitable

Bone resorption is primarily due to an activation of osteoclastogenesis and an increase in receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-B

Vitamin D deficiency “epidemic” can be reversed

Ascencao was responding to a recent international study which found Cape Town residents, in particular, were at risk of vitamin

Exploring anaemia

Iron deficiency is the most common cause of anaemia. Anaemia is defined as a haemoglobin concentration lower than normal for

Discovery welcomes sugar tax

In response to the proposed sugar tax, Dr Craig Nossel, Head of Vitality Wellness said: “We believe that action is