10 Herbs with Miraculous Health Benefits

We all know about fruits and vegetables value from antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. But if you’re not already adding herbs to the mix, you’re missing out on a whole other world of health-conscious living. Here are 10 herbs you should be including in your diet: Sage Sage literally means, in Latin, “to save,” and true to its meaning, this herb has dozens of healing properties. It has been suggested that sage might help to improve brain function and memory, and can also act as an all-natural antiseptic and preservative. Mint Mint, and in particular, peppermint, has a long…

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The Importance of the Antioxidants in Green Tea

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a tropical plant that comes from India and Indonesia, where it has been cultivated for over 5,000 years. Its orange color, ginger aroma and bitter taste make it a popular spice and a main ingredient in curry dishes. It has been used for medicinal purposes in China and India for thousands of years, which have been proven in many studies around the world. Read on to find out more about turmeric and its benefits, and how to easily grow it in your home in containers. What are the Health Benefits of Turmeric? Turmeric has a multitude…

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5 Facts and Myths about Fats

  Has this or a similar thought crossed your mind while eating the festive foods lately, ‘Does this baked turkey have trans fats?’. With contradicting stories and articles flooding the media, it is best to get some facts straight and blow away the myths. Fats, by definition, are triesters of organic fatty acids and glycerol. Chemistry jargon aside, compounds that generally dissolve in organic solvents and are sparingly soluble in water are fats. Oils are fats in the liquid state at room temperature. Fats are important for the normal functioning of the human body; in fact, a normal human body…

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Health Benefits of Thiamine

Thiamine Vitamin B1 is more commonly called Thiamine. This water-soluble vitamin was the first one discovered of the B vitamins, which is why it is called Vitamin B1. It plays a role in many functions of the body and can be found in many foods. Thiamine is key to maintaining a healthy body. Luckily, it is also easy to get. What Does Thiamine Do Thiamine is crucial to many bodily functions. It has a part in the conduction of nerve signals, the proper function of the heart, and muscle contraction. Thiamine has a necessary function in the metabolism of carbohydrates.…

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IRON why is it so necessary to our body

Iron   Iron is a mineral responsible for carrying oxygen in your red blood cells and transmitting nerve impulses. Not having enough iron in the body is known as anaemia. Most people get enough iron in their diets. If they don’t, iron supplements are available. Some of the reasons a person may need iron supplements are because they take certain medications, exercise frequently, or are female. Iron is a mineral that’s vital to your health. All of your cells contain some iron, but most of the iron in your body is in your red blood cells. Red blood cells transport…

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Selenium – What is it and where do I get it from.

Selenium is an essential trace mineral that is found in soil, water and some foods Selenium is an essential trace mineral that is important for many bodily processes, including cognitive function, a healthy immune system, and fertility in both men and women. It contributes to thyroid hormone metabolism and DNA synthesis, and it helps protect against oxidative damage and infection, according to the United States (U.S.) Office of Dietary Supplements. Dr Willard`s Ultimate Water contains selenium, which may save you money by not having to purchase an additional Selenium supplementation. What are the Benefits of Selenium? Cancer Prevention Selenium is believed…

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Stay Hydrated this summer with Dr Willard`s Water® Ultimate

It’s important to remember that summer is almost upon us. In fact, November and December are historically not the  hottest summer months in Victoria and Tasmania but not so in other states and Territories of our great country of Australia. Whether you are packing your child’s lunchbox, or are getting ready for a day out and about or to an outing with the all family including pets, remember to  take Dr Willard Water Ultimate with you  to stay hydrated this summer. If you think that dehydration in today’s world where grocery and convenience stores are almost at every corner is…

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All About Turmeric: Its Health Benefits and How to Grow it in Containers!

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a tropical plant that comes from India and Indonesia, where it has been cultivated for over 5,000 years. Its orange color, ginger aroma and bitter taste make it a popular spice and a main ingredient in curry dishes. It has been used for medicinal purposes in China and India for thousands of years, which have been proven in many studies around the world. Read on to find out more about turmeric and its benefits, and how to easily grow it in your home in containers. What are the Health Benefits of Turmeric? Turmeric has a multitude…

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Benefits of vitamin C for children

Benefits of vitamin C for children Consuming adequate vitamin C, also known as Ascorbic acid, is important for kids. It plays a number of important roles in the body, acting as an antioxidant and immune supporter, helping build the protein collagen and enhancing the absorption of iron in the body. Antioxidant effects: In the body, vitamin C acts as an antioxidant helping to protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are compounds formed from normal body processes as well as from exposure to potentially harmful substances such as cigarette smoke, ultraviolet radiation and air pollution. Vitamin…

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The Basics of Vitamin B

We all know that we should take vitamins to maintain our health. However, with so many vitamins on the market, one does not always know what to buy. As part of our new series of blogs aimed to educate our customers about living healthier lives, we will provide information about Vitamin B in this article. What is Vitamin B? Vitamin B is actually a composite of eight different vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12) that play different roles in our bodies. They are water soluble vitamins, which just means that they dissolve in water and are not…

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