According to the World Health Organization (WHO), two billion people across the world suffer from anemia, which means they’re deficient in iron. But when and why should you start taking iron supplements? Here we provide some possible answers.
In developed countries, the nutrients most often lacking in the diet are calcium, vitamin D, iron, magnesium, zinc and vitamin B12. Discover how such deficiencies can be easily addressed.
Vitamin B9, also known as folic acid or folate, plays a key role in health, especially during pregnancy. Discover its benefits and in which foods it’s found.
Research has shown the Mediterranean diet to be particularly good for our health. Discover the simple principles and multiple benefits of this traditional and healthy way of eating.
Selenium is both a trace element and a bio element that is absolutely essential for health. What exactly is it, what does it do and where is it found?
You’re probably aware of the culinary qualities offered by algae and seaweed, but do you know about their health benefits? Here’s a brief overview of the 6 best-known algae and their effects on human health.
Breastfeeding can be a magical experience for many young mums. Appropriate supplementation can provide valuable support.
Have you given up eating meat or are you planning to do so? Discover how to prevent deficiencies while following a vegetarian diet.
Are you wondering what the difference is between vitamins D2 and D3? And which of them is better? Supersmart has the answers.
How does the body absorb vitamin B12? Which supplement should you choose? Is there an ideal time of day to take it? Supersmart provides the answers.
You’re taking a supplement such as Daily 3 and want to know the perfect time to take it for maximum absorption of all its nutrients? Supersmart has the answer.
Perhaps you frequently suffer from aches and pains, and like everyone, reach for the analgesics every now and then … If that’s the case, you will definitely be interested in these six new discoveries, presented below as a series of statements. Can you guess whether they’re true or false?
According to a US study, 81% of health professionals take a multivitamin and mineral supplement. However, the sensible measures they take themselves are often ‘forgotten’ when it comes to giving advice to their patients...
Eating seasonally is the perfect way of stocking up on health-beneficial micronutrients. As long as you choose the right foods and know just how to get the most benefit from them …
Metals rust, fruit and vegetables wilt, fats go rancid … the human body is by no means the only victim of oxidation, the process that leads to irreversible cell damage and which is associated with around 100 diseases - cancer and cardiovascular problems topping the list. In humans, it has a major but largely unknown origin: the vital conversion of oxygen into water.
Supplementing with iron, magnesium, calcium and potassium is perhaps more common than supplementing with zinc...
Today, the SuperSmart experts are focusing on chronic fatigue. Though it remains poorly understood and recognized, it’s a condition which should not be seen as untreatable. On the contrary, treating chronic fatigue today means taking up the fight! You need to identify the potential causes and eliminate them one by one.
Think you know all about vitamins and their benefits? Well this article might hold a few surprises for you. To help you get a more complete picture, the experts at SuperSmart have put together this comprehensive guide on vitamins: how they’re defined, their roles, benefits, sources and the risks posed by deficiency …
Encompassing a wide range of medicinal plants, the Chinese pharmacopoeia offers natural remedies against many day-to-day health problems. Here we focus on five natural remedies!
Winter is the season for citrus fruits. Oranges, clementines, mandarins, lemons, grapefruit … these fruits not only provide beautiful summer colours and refreshing flavors but also a wide range of health virtues. Read on to find out more about the benefits of citrus fruits!
Problems concentrating, feeling exhausted, unexplained muscle pains … Here we focus on four causes of chronic fatigue!
Gentle, alternative, fringe … all these adjectives are used to describe non-conventional medicine. Here we take a closer look at the origins and principles of four well-known forms of alternative medicine.
With the rise in temperature, trying to get a good night’s sleep can feel like tackling an assault course. But don’t despair: here are our six top tips to help you sleep like a baby despite the oppressive heat.
Lacking in vitamins or minerals? Painful joints blighting your life? Having difficulty sleeping? Dietary supplements could well prove helpful in cases such as these.
Our prehistoric ancestors ate seaweed – and they were absolutely right to do so, as it contains undisputed nutritional benefits...
Do you know rhodiola? This lovely yellow plant conceals abundant anti-stress and anti-fatigue properties that make Rhodiola the ideal partner for maintaining your well-being.
Vitamin C? Of course you’re familiar with it, but do you actually know all there is to know? Here are 6 examples of vitamin C facts that many people don’t know.