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Cover your immunity bases this winter with Biogen’s expanded range
Biogen has added numerous new immune-support supplements to its already extensive range. These innovative formulations can help you boost your immunity ahead of winter to potentially help ward off or combat colds, flu and other viruses. READ MORE: Give your immunity a Biogen boost Antioxidant boost Enhance immunity and... Read more
Study finds vitamin D reduces need for ICU treatment for COVID patients
A new, clinical study has found that high doses of vitamin D supplementation significantly reduced the need for ICU treatment for Covid-19 patients. The Spanish study – a pilot randomised, open-label, double-masked clinical trial – investigated the effect of vitamin D supplementation on ICU admissions and mortality rates. Among... Read more
Give your immunity a Biogen boost
While the winter flu season is behind us, optimal immunity remains top of mind for all South Africans. Biogen has released two new supplements, which are formulated specifically to support your and your family’s immune systems. Biogen Immuno Boost Powder Biogen’s Immuno Boost Powder contains a blend of ingredients... Read more
Biogen Vitamin C 1000mg now in convenient liquid form
You can now get Biogen’s potent Vitamin C 1000mg, previously available as capsules, in a convenient liquid shot. Each 10ml orange flavoured packet comes is in a convenient single-serving sachet, ideal to use on-the-go, packing 1000mg of vitamin C per serving. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that has... Read more
Vitamin D deficiency linked to Covid-19 complications – study
Researchers have discovered a strong link between severe vitamin D deficiency and mortality rates among Covid-19 patients, according to a new study. The US study found that Covid-19 patients with severe deficiency are twice as likely to experience major complications, including death. Researchers analysed data from patients with Covid-19... Read more
Enhance your immune response with these 7 supplements
With winter drawing closer and the threats posed by the COVID-19 virus a serious concern for everyone, it is important that we all take proactive measures to boost our immunity. While personal hygiene and social distancing are vital factors, a fortified immune system is also necessary to ward off... Read more
Boost immunity with’s NPL’s immune-supporting nutrients
Attaining true health requires a healthy, properly functioning immune system. A weakened immune system increases your susceptibility to all types of illnesses, and it is normal to have an average of 2 bouts of the common cold per year. Impaired immune function can present as: Fatigue Repeated infections Inflammation... Read more
A recipe for enhanced immunity
Fighting like soldiers on a battlefield, cells in our immune system are the body’s defence against invading viruses, bacteria, and other illness-causing pathogens. Covid-19 is a coronavirus that causes cold and flu-like symptoms such as fever, coughing and shortness of breath in less severe cases, and pneumonia-like symptoms in... Read more
5 steps to fortify your immune defences
The global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has reached our shores and people are understandably concerned. While the government has implemented wide-ranging measures to contain the disease’s spread by declaring a national state of disaster, limiting mass gatherings and closing schools, everyone can do their part to protect themselves and... Read more
Avoid the summer flu – yes, it’s a thing!
Winter is over and, in South Africa, it feels like we’ve skipped right over spring and into summer! That means we’ll likely head poolside and spend more time outdoors, thankful that the dreaded winter flu season is behind us. But before you let your guard down, did you know... Read more