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Folic acid, Iodine and Vitamin D

Posted on 22 July, 2020 in General Diets

A healthy diet is important during pregnancy. But you can’t always get everything that you and your baby need from food. Find out about folic acid and iodine tablets and…

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Breastfeeding twins & triplets

Posted on 22 July, 2020 in General Diets

Advantages of breastfeeding your twins or triplets For the babies The best balance of nutrients. Breast milk contains antibodies. These help babies fight infections, as well as lowering the risk…

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Cuts, scrapes & wounds first aid

Posted on 22 July, 2020 in General Diets

You can usually take care of minor cuts and scrapes at home without seeing a doctor. Stop the bleeding Put a clean cloth, dressing, towel or bandage on the wound,…

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Nutrition Topics

Turmeric

Posted on 31 August, 2020 in Alternative therapies, News, Nutritional facts

Turmeric is a member of the Curcuma botanical group, which is part of the ginger family of herbs, the Zingiberaceae. Its botanical name is Curcuma longa. Turmeric is widely grown…

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Theanine

Posted on 31 August, 2020 in News, Nutrition, Nutritional facts

Theanine is an amino acid, which is a building block of protein. It is a prominent component of Camellia sinensis, an evergreen shrub used to make green, black, white, and…

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Saffron

Posted on 31 August, 2020 in Herbal Remedies, News, Nutritional facts

Saffron is an herbal preparation harvested fromthe stigma of the Crocus sativus flower. It is dark orange and threadlike in appearance, with a spicy flavor and pungent odor. The plant…

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Exercise Topics

Tips for sleeping well (sleep hygiene)

Posted on 11 July, 2020 in General Exercises

If you practise good sleep habits, you’ll have the best chance of a good, refreshing sleep. A term that health professionals use to describe good sleep habits is sleep hygiene.…

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Tips for managing memory loss

Posted on 11 July, 2020 in General Exercises

Mild memory loss is very common as people get older. But it can be very frustrating. You can do several things to make life easier. You can change your environment…

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Self-care for low vision

Posted on 11 July, 2020 in General Exercises

Learning to cope with low vision can take time. But many services and products can help you make the most of your remaining vision and stay independent. Your optometrist will…

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