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Vitamin A Fact Sheet

  • 05 Mar 2020
  • Posted by Samantha Varriale
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What is vitamin A?

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin, meaning it’s absorbed by the body through fatty tissue and then stored in these tissues or in the liver

 

What does vitamin A do?

Vitamin A contributes to:

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Magnesium Fact Sheet

  • 10 Feb 2020
  • Posted by Samantha Varriale
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What is Magnesium?

Magnesium is an essential mineral required by every cell in the body and is involved in over 300 enzymatic processes vital for life.

 

What does Magnesium do?

Magnesium plays important roles in: 

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Vitamin D Factsheet

  • 29 Oct 2019
  • Posted by Samantha Varriale
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Vitamin D deficiency is extremely common in the UK and has been linked to the following health issues:

  • Poor immune function - getting sick often
  • Low mood & depression
  • Fatigue & tiredness  
  • Constipation
  • Low bone mineral density
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • IBS

 

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Vitamin C Factsheet

  • 29 Oct 2019
  • Posted by Samantha Varriale
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Why is it important? 

  • Most people know that Vitamin C is important for the immune system but it’s also needed for lots of other bodily functions.  Sufficient vitamin C is needed for:
  • Making collagen which is an important protein used to make skin, ligaments, tendons, cartilage and blood 
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