Did you know that the Department of Health and Safefood published a survey which showed that 80% of Irish adults do not have the correct dietary balance and supplementation. Why is this?
Quite simply, people are unwilling to make the necessary changes to their diet or alternatively don’t understand the importance of food supplements and the important role they play. For example Magnesium. This crucial mineral plays a vital role in over 300 different functions in the body.
Magnesium helps your muscles and nerves function properly, it keeps your heart rhythm steady, it supports a healthy immune system and also assists in keeping your bones strong. We need 375mg of Magnesium daily but the average Western diet provides only half of this amount.
High blood pressure is one of the main risk factors associated with premature health and long-term illness due to CVD (cardiovascular disease). CVD is the leading cause of premature death in Ireland with about 10,000 deaths per annum - approximately 8,000 coronary related and 2,000 stroke related.
When someone says Collagen, whats the first thing you think of? At a recent in-store pharmacy promotion we were surprised how many customers thought Collagen was just taken to reduce fine lines and wrinkles on the face. Collagen is a lot more than an anti-wrinkle supplement.