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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
Give your immunity a Biogen boost this winter
Biogen Immuno Boost Effervescent is formulated with Echinacea, vitamin C, B-vitamins and zinc to help maintain good health, and contributes to normal immune system function. Adding probiotics to your regimen may also provide an immune boost as many of the body’s immune cells reside in the gut. Biogen’s Supreme... Read more
New USN products meet hydration and immune support needs
Two new innovative USN products are now available at select Dis-Chem stores that meet both your immune-support and hydration needs in one convenient product. USN Vita C Super Immune Isotonic is an immune-boosting drink that contains either a 1000mg or 500mg serving of vitamin C per bottle, along with... Read more
Vitamin packs: Small supplements that pack a big punch
Our bodies need ample vitamins and minerals for many biological processes related to energy production, muscle growth and overall health and wellness. Certain vitamins play crucial roles in turning food into energy through various metabolic pathways. For example, B vitamins help to metabolise the energy contained in carbohydrates. Important... Read more
Boost your defences against viruses and infections
Dis-Chem stores now stock a range of masks and hand sanitisers that can help lower your risk of picking up a virus or infection. Primal Hand Sanitiser Primal’s new Hand Sanitiser is a convenient way to carry a handy bottle of hand sanitiser with you wherever you go to help... Read more
3 ways to sidestep colds and flu this winter
You may have missed your opportunity to get that flu shot, but don’t fret. If you’re cautious and proactive, you can still sidestep a cold or flu infection this winter. Step 1: Get defensive As the saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This... 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
Why the path to vibrant health starts in your gut
There are billions on microorganisms that live within our body, which can directly impact our health and the way we feel and function. Scientists have over the years managed to pinpoint some 10,000 distinct species of microorganisms that reside within our bodies, most of which live in our digestive... 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
Eat healthily to boost immunity and bolster COVID-19 defences
As South Africans stay at home during the national lockdown to help reduce infections and flatten the curve, they’re faced with high levels of stress, uncertainty and pressure to stay healthy. SA health expert, Vanessa Ascencao says research shows that diet, nutrition, exercise and mental strength are vital for... Read more