Vitamins and minerals
Find out about the vitamins and minerals that are essential for your health, where you can find them and when you may need to take supplements.
Vitamins and minerals explained
Vitamins and minerals are necessary for the healthy functioning of our bodies. A balanced diet will meet most of your needs by the foods you eat.
Magnesium and your health
Magnesium is a nutrient essential for healthy muscles, nerves, bones and blood sugar levels. Read about the benefits of magnesium.
8 ‘healthy’ habits that might not be so healthy
'Healthy’ habits, such as removing ear wax or drinking kombucha, might not be that healthy after all. They might even be harmful. Check this list and start 2020 right.
Zinc and your health
Zinc is a mineral that is essential for many of the body's normal functions and systems. Learn more about how much you need and how to get enough.
Antioxidants can neutralise free radicals in your body. Find out about foods high in antioxidants and when you should consider taking supplements.
Gastric bypass surgery
Gastric bypass surgery, a very effective surgery for weight loss, helps you lose weight by changing how your stomach and small intestine absorb food.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome is a condition that can make it hard for you to sleep. Learn more about its causes, symptoms and how to treat it at home.
Low FODMAP diets
A low FODMAP diet reduces certain types of sugar that are fermented in your gut to reduce tummy pain and discomfort. Learn more about FODMAPs here.
Medicines and breastfeeding
While most medicines are safe to take while breastfeeding, some can affect your baby. Learn out more about medicines and breastfeeding here.