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Q & A: traditional remedies for runners

“I am running a marathon.  Are there any natural remedies that might help me?” Medical herbalist Gabriella Clarke answers: Perhaps you are a seasoned marathon runner or maybe it’s your first time. You may be...

Herb Health: Rhodiola

Native to the cold regions of the world, Rhodiola can help manage symptoms of anxiety and stress. Find out everything you need to know about this herb.

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Calcium

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and, as such, one of the most important.

Iron

Iron’s key function is carrying haemoglobin, the body’s main oxygen-transporting molecule, around the body.

Magnesium

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body and plays a very important role in numerous enzyme reactions.

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’ because it’s predominantly produced on the skin in the presence of sunlight.

Mineral Health: Zinc

Although described as a trace mineral because it’s found in relatively small amounts in the human body, zinc is vitally important for an amazing number of functions. Find out everything you need to know about this...