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VITAMIN D: DON’T LET THE D STAND FOR DEFICIENCY

Vitamin D deficiency is an under-diagnosed condition estimated to affect 50 percent of the world, and 56 percent of New Zealanders.

MEDICATION AFFECTING NUTRIENTS

Whether you’ve been prescribed an antibiotic or rely on long-term prescriptions, some medications can impact your body essential nutrients and leaving you feeling flat.

THE MAGIC OF MULTI-VITAMINS

Even with your berry-banana smoothies and sandwiches piled high with greens, chances are you may be falling short on one of more vital nutrients.

5 IMMUNITY SUPERSTARS

A strong immune system is essential for beating the winter blues. But what vitamins and minerals should you be focusing on?

HAVING FUN IN THE SUN WITHOUT BURNING

Sunburn is a burn to the skin caused by excess exposure to ultra violet (UV) radiation in the sun.

UNDERSTANDING TYPE 2 DIABETES

Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which your body isn't able to use insulin properly, resulting in high blood glucose levels.

ADVICE FOR DEALING WITH STRESS

When you’re under too much stress for too long, your overall health and wellbeing can be affected.

A GOOD LOOK AT SLEEP PROBLEMS

Nearly everyone has difficulty getting to sleep from time to time, but if it’s an ongoing problem, a lack of sleep can really interfere with day to day functioning and affect your health.

IS IT TIME TO STOP SMOKING?

Quitting smoking has many great benefits, and it doesn’t take long for them to kick in.

DEALING WITH TIREDNESS AND FATIGUE

Fatigue is the feeling of being tired all the time, even after you have rested. Most of the time fatigue is your body’s way of saying ‘slow down’.