Should you Take Supplements?

There is always a debate going on whether you should be taking supplements or not.

In an ideal world you shouldn’t have to, if you are eating a healthy diet consisting primarily of fresh vegetables and fruit. However, if you don’t grow your own, or live somewhere where you can’t get organic, vine ripened produce it’s likely you are deficient in at least some essential vitamins and minerals.

The most common deficiencies are iron, iodine, magnesium, calcium, vitamin B12 (especially if you eat a vegan diet) and vitamin D.  Read more…


Magnesium is intimately involved in over 600 reactions in the body including the metabolism of food, the transmission of nerve impulses, the synthesis of fatty acids and proteins, muscle movements, gene maintenance and protein formation.  Read more…