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Beneficial properties of Zinc use within the human body

Zinc is found in every cell in the body and is a component in over 200 enzymes, more than any other mineral.

Irish Water issues national water conservation order in a bid to safeguard supply for essential purposes

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Irish Water has confirmed that a National Water Conservation Order commonly referred to as a hosepipe ban has been put in place from Tuesday last June 9 and will stay in place until Tuesday, July 21.

SILVER LINING FOUND IN BATTLE WITH SUPERBUGS!

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Looking back in history, colloidal silver was the number one remedy to stop the spread of viruses. Colloidal silver is claimed to be anti-viral, anti-fungal and a great infection fighter.

Pertinent role of pure magnesium in the body

Most people are aware of the important role of calcium in the body. Magnesium and calcium go hand in hand, especially in relation to bone health, and also to ensure proper nerve impulse transmission. Magnesium has an influence on the metabolism and regulation of calcium so it is important to have a good dietary balance of both these important minerals. In fact magnesium is needed in order for calcium to be bound to tooth enamel.

Intake of Chromium essential for blood sugar control

Chromium is an essential trace mineral which forms a major part of Glucose Tolerance Factor (GTF) in the body, being responsible for the proper use of glucose.

Notable beneficial properties of iron in the human body

Iron is the main component needed for the production of haemoglobin, the pigment within our red blood cells, where it is required for oxygen transportation from the lungs to the body’s tissues, and the carbon dioxide transportation from the tissues to the lungs. In addition to transporting oxygen through the bloodstream Iron is also a component of myoglobin, a pigment which functions in the muscles in a similar fashion as haemoglobin in the blood therefore allowing muscle cells to retain oxygen.

Important role of sulphur (MSM) in human body

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Sulphur is one of the most abundant minerals in the human body and it play’s a very important role in the body’s organs and systems.

Beneficial properties of iodine in the body

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Iodine is combined with the amino acid ‘tyrosine’ in order to manufacture active thyroid hormone. This is the main function of iodine in the body. Although iodine’s activity is essentially linked to thyroid function, a deficiency in iodine can lead to a variety of symptoms and disorders. The main deficiency in this mineral can lead to ‘goiter’ which shows as the enlargement of the thyroid, causing swelling at the base of the neck.

The role of magnesium in the body

Most people are aware of the important role of calcium in the body. Magnesium and calcium go hand in hand, especially in relation to bone health, and also to ensure proper nerve impulse transmission. Magnesium has an influence on the metabolism and regulation of calcium so it is important to have a good dietary balance of both these important minerals. In fact magnesium is needed in order for calcium to be bound to tooth enamel.

Twenty per cent of Mayo homes tested have high radon levels

Twenty per cent of homes tested in Mayo for radon, after a local awareness campaign on the issue, have been shown to have unacceptable levels of the cancer causing gas.

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