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- The topic of Vitamin D is very topical these days, in relation to Covid and its many benefits are being widely recognised. However Covid aside, there is an issue in relation to an overall Vitamin D deficiency for Irish people and this has been an ongoing problem that Medics feel should be addressed. In this article, we explore this issue and look at ways in which it can be addressed. But first of all… What is a Vitamin D Deficiency and why does it matter? Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is key to our general health  with absorption […]

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- Did you know vitamin D is also known as the sunshine vitamin? This is because you need sunlight to make vitamin D. During the winter months our exposure to sunlight is poor, we just don’t have the weather, then during the summer months our skin can be covered by sunscreen or clothing meaning our skin cannot make vitamin D. Vitamin D is available in our diet through sources such as eggs, milk, and fatty fish, but they do not provide sufficient levels of vitamin D.   Sources of Supplemental Vitamin D Did you know vitamin D supplements can have several […]

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- On behalf of everyone here at Health Matters, we are proud to announce the launch of our brand new website. Returning customers will find a new look but can rest assured that the process from shop to basket to checkout remains familiar. You’ll be delighted to hear that we are maintaining our strong relationship with leading payment partners, Stripe and Paypal, for example. This continues our commitment to provide both convenience and security as you shop. Also, those with customer accounts can login just as before – same username, same password. We hope, however, that you enjoy the fresh feel […]

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