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Health Benefits Of Vitamins And Minerals

Vitamins are essential micronutrients required by our body in small quantities to function properly.  Vitamins are essential to help maintain our overall health and well-being. Vitamins are organic compounds that cannot be made by our body and must be obtained either via food and drinks consumption or supplements or both.   Vitamin A  is important for maintaining healthy vision, skin and also supporting our immune system. It plays a crucial role in vision by maintaining a clear cornea, which is the outside covering of your eye. In developing countries, deficiency in this Vitamin is rare. This deficiency can lead to Xerophthalmia which is a progressive disease that starts with night blindness.   Watch our short video to learn more. https://youtu.be/XncWavpUhNY   Minerals are inorganic compounds  that are essential for the proper functioning of...

Why Should We Take Supplements?

Many people believe that they can get all of the nutrients our body requires to function adequately, from food alone, especially if they eat organic, prepare their own meals or eat at top restaurants. This is far from the truth as explained below:   Soil Degradation.  The quality of the soil that conventional produce is grown in is declining and if the nutrient is not in the soil, than it will not be in the food. As the soil becomes increasingly nutrient-deficient, so does our food. In conventional farming practices, typically, only three nutrients are fertilised back into the soil. There are nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus. This means that 52 other nutrients are missing from the foods we eat. We cannot deprive our bodies from its biological...