Fun fact: Vitamin D was discovered in the 1920’s while searching for the cure for Rickets.
You probably know calcium is essential to the growth and maintenance of healthy bones, muscles, teeth, nerve function and blood clotting.
With a new study coming out every week disproving/proving the importance/unimportance of multivitamins, it's tough to know whether or not you need one.
If, despite your and your mother's best efforts, you're still struggling with a blocked nose, sinus headaches and a niggling cough, then perhaps you need to consider whether you're lacking these four super minerals, guaranteed to fight cold and flu:
Right now, as you sit at your desk or on your couch, thinking about where your next hot drink is coming from, your body is producing 25 million new cells every second, each on a mission to keep you alive and thriving.
During winter, it feels like you're constantly fighting off a sniffle or sore throat, eating oranges by the kilo and wearing a thick, carpet like coat in an attempt to keep the germs at bay.
If you are currently reading this from the safety of your electric duvet watching bad, daytime TV with a mound of damp tissues and a permanent sneeze, have no fear, we’ve rounded up 5 tried and tested, natural cold and flu treatments: