Choline and inositol?

Have you heard of choline and inositol? These little-known nutrients are members of the B-complex family. They are valued for their ability to break down fat and improve memory and brain function. While inositol is not a true vitamin because our bodies can make small...

Calcium without dairy?

Everyone knows that milk is a great source of calcium. And we all know that calcium is essential for strong, healthy bones and teeth. But what if you are vegan or lactose intolerant, on a restricted diet that prohibits dairy products, or you just don’t like the...

Folic Acid Foods

Folic Acid in Foods Foods high in folic acid While it is common knowledge that pregnant women should take folic acid supplements, you may not realise that everyone needs a regular supply of this vitamin. On this page we will highlight the benefits that can be gained...

Vitamin K Foods

Vitamin K in Foods Foods which are good sources of Vitamin K Vitamin K is sometimes referred to as the ‘Forgotten Vitamin’, and it’s benefits¬†are often overlooked. It is named after the german word for blood clotting (koagulation) which is the...

Iron Rich Foods

Iron in Foods Foods which are good sources of iron Iron is an essential mineral needed by the human body in order to stay healthy. However research suggests that around 20% of women and 3% of men do not have enough of this mineral in their bodies. In many cases, the...