Nutrition Tips with Mary: Vitamin C

By |2020-11-24T10:55:28+00:00November 24th, 2020|

VITAMIN C Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid. Vitamin C is a water soluble vitamin therefore it is not stored in the body. During times of chemical, emotional, psychological or physiological stress the urinary excretion of vitamin C is increased, meaning an increase in Vitamin C is needed during these times. Examples of chemical stressors [...]

Nutrition Tips with Mary: Vitamin B

By |2020-11-17T14:12:05+00:00November 17th, 2020|

VITAMIN B B vitamins are water soluble, meaning they are not stored in the body and should be taken in the diet on a daily basis. There are 8 forms of vitamin B, namely, vitamin B1 (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin), B3 (Niacin), B5 (Pantothenic acid) B6 (Pyridoxine), Folic Acid, B12 (Cobalamin) and Biotin. The detail below [...]

Nutrition Tips with Mary: Vitamin D

By |2020-11-09T15:15:21+00:00November 9th, 2020|

Nutrition Tips with Mary:   VITAMIN D: Vitamin D has several important functions. For example, it helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body. These substances are needed to keep bones and teeth healthy. Vitamin D is extremely important in immune function. Presently, vitamin D deficiency is most notable in the elderly [...]

Nutritional Approaches for Immune Health:

By |2020-11-03T13:02:06+00:00November 3rd, 2020|

Nutritional Approaches for Immune Health: by Mary Hearty, Sports Nutritionist and Nutritional Therapist - Right Choice Nutrition. Your immune system fights off viruses, bacteria and other organisms which try to attack you and cause illness. If you thought that it was only hand sanitizers and toilet rolls that were flying off the shelves you will [...]