hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis is a disorder characterized by high levels of iron in the liver as there is too much absorption in the intestinal tract. There is a hereditary component to hemochromatosis.


Iron the oxygen carrier

Iron is essential to our health as an oxygen (and carbon dioxide) carrier in the blood cell protein hemoglobin. Iron is one of those substances that can be dangerous if too much, or if too little.


Calcium for more than just healthy bones & teeth

Besides the obvious bones and teeth, calcium is essential in other processes in the human body such as muscle contraction, hormonal regulation and blood pressure regulation. Read for full details.


What are antioxidants and free radicals?

Antioxidants are chemicals that can clean up rogue free radicals in the body. In doing so, they remove potentially harmful free radicals from circulation. However, not all free radicals are bad, and not all antioxidants are good.


Multipurpose Manganese acts as co-factor, antioxidant and more

Manganese is one mineral you are unlikely to have to supplement in your diet. It is involved in many enzyme reactions as it is a co-factor required by the enzyme. It is involved in removing free radicals as well as regulation of sugar release from muscle and liver tissue.