What is heme iron? Heme iron is the type of iron found in blood and muscle. It makes up a large portion of the iron in a typical western diet. The “heme” in hemoglobin refers to this form of iron. Heme iron-rich foods include oysters, beef, liver and sardines. While the exact mechanism of absorption [...]
We need vitamin B12 for oxygen to be transported throughout the body. But our bodies do not create this nutrient so we get it primarily through our diet. Vitamin B12 is naturally found in animal foods, including meats, fish, poultry, eggs and dairy. However, it can also be found in products fortified with B12, such [...]
Bergamot is a flavoring ingredient derived from a citrus plant that grows almost exclusively in the coastal region of Calabria, Italy. Commonly used as a flavoring in Earl Grey tea, the extract of the bitter citrus fruit, bergamot, is credited with raising good cholesterol, removing fatty deposits in the liver and lowering blood sugar levels. [...]
In Australia, one in six people have arthritis. Many people think arthritis is a normal part of getting older. This is not true. In fact, two out of every three people with arthritis are between 15 and 60 years old. So, what is it? ‘Arthritis’ is a name for a group of conditions causing damage [...]
Introducing Caruso's new product which helps reduce sugar cravings, balance sugar levels and help support liver function. Caruso's Sugar Detox is a 2 in 1 bilayer tablet with key ingredients to ensure healthy maintenance of the liver, metabolism of sugars and reduction in sugar cravings. Sugar Detox comes with an easy to follow 30 day [...]
Don't get caught this flu season. We have received 2016 flu vaccines in the pharmacy. Call us on 9367 1185 to book an appointment to have the flu vaccine administered by one of our accredited pharmacists. No prescriptions needed.
We are excited to announce that we are now carrying the Avene Skin care range in the pharmacy. Avene products are based on the Thermal Spring waters from the small village of Avene in France. Avene thermal spring water is a natural soothing and softening ingredient which has been incorporated in the in the whole [...]
If you are looking for a natural, drug free and pain free alternative to relieve pain and inflammation associated with bursitis or other inflammatory conditions; then Osmo Patch may be the answer. The OSMO Patch has been especially developed to draw fluid out of the body, reducing swelling and the associated pain in conditions such [...]
Save the date!!!! Monday March 14th ..... If you are looking for quality skin products which are free from artificial colours, preservatives and parabens which don’t cost the earth; then the Sukin range may be what you’re looking for. Sukin Skincare range is Australian made and owned and is Australia’s bestselling natural skin care brand. [...]
THIS WEEK Spend $20 on any Maxfactor products in our store and receive a Maxfactor Kohl pencil absolutely free!! We look forward to seeing you at Mends Street Pharmacy. Offer valid to 29/2/16 or while stocks last. One gift per transaction.