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- Macánta Nutrition is an Irish company based in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. With a wide range of supplements manufactured the west of Ireland. Their range is suitable for Vegans, and made without artificial additives, binders or fillers. Using recycled and recyclable packaging. They source top ingredients to create food supplements with high strength formulas. Here at Health Matters we stock a number of their products including Berberine, Ashwagandha and Folate. Berberine Berberine is a plant-based natural compound found in various plants including hydraste, barberry and turmeric tree that can help maintain healthy cholesterol and glucose levels. It can also support blood […]

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- It was 25 years ago, on the 1st of October 1998, that Health Matters opened its doors to our first store on the main street in Bray, Co. Wicklow. We now have 5 stores in Ashleaf Shopping centre Crumlin, Grafton Street, The Mill shopping centre Clondalkin and City west. We are an Irish owned, independent company and have been very proud to serve and support our local communities over the last 25 years. We are now seeing the children of our original customers come into the stores and hope to see THEIR children in the next 25 years! The world […]

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- Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body. It keeps skin firm, lines hair follicles and forms cartilage keeping our joints healthy. There are different types of collagen all with different functions in the body. Type 1 and Type 3 are used for bones and skin, Type 2 is used for the skin and Type 5 is used for skin and hair along with bones and cartilage. Collagen is essential especially as we get older and the level of collagen in the body declines. We asked some of our staff in Grafton street about their experiences taking collagen and […]

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