Nutrition

Eat well to replenish our strength and rebuild our bodies. Whether it is nutritional supplements or feeding aids, we have what you are looking for.

Take your pick from turmeric - a natural anti-oxidant, vitamin supplements that fend off the common cold and manage diabetic health; CoQ-10 supplements,fish oil softgels and Krill oil softgels for heart and joint health; or manage arthritic and joint care with vitamin D3.



    Nature's Gifts

    Go Natural Nature holds the key. More and more, we are looking to nature for cures, healing and as food sources for natural healthy living. /We have a wide and varied selection of natural herbs suitable for cooking; herbal and fruit teas ideal for stress relief, upset stomachs, pain relief and even to fend off diseases. Snacks made from nutrient-rich seaweed, brown rice, nuts, berries and seeds. Pump up your good cholesterol with natural fat from the avocado. Use honey as a natural sweetener and to settle the guts wrenched by diarrhoea.

    Health Supplements As good as the real thing, health supplements made from natural sources like plants, marine plants, fish and animal produce are a good alternative for those of us who do not have ready access to natural foods. /We stock health supplements comprising nature’s gifts of fish oil, milk, fruit extract, berries, flowers, roots, stems, seeds, nuts, leaves and even bark that help build and maintain good health.

    Good fats Extensive studies and research have shown that not all fats are bad. /We have plant-based and marine animal-based sources of omega-3 fats like krill oil, hemp, flax seeds, walnuts and chia seeds that are essential for brain, joint and cardiovascular health.

    The Ocean Beckons Studies have proven that marine animals and foliage have a direct positive impact on our cardiovascular, cognitive and joint health. / / Switch over to a culinary palate comprising more of marine animals like salmon, anchovies, herring and other oily fish, and marine plants like kelp and other types of seaweed. Browse through the vast selection of cookbooks from around the world sharing the tips and tricks of cooking with fish and marine plants. Don’t like fish? Select from the wide variety of supplements as an alternative.

    Recuperating

    Liquid nutrients To replenish nutrients lost from physical exertion or for liquid diets./A delectable selection of nutrient-rich beverages like energy drinks to replenish minerals and salts, sugar-free ‘balanced’ meals for recuperating patients on liquid diets.

    Nutrient Supplements Caters to those that require increased intake of specific nutrients /Protein-rich powders to build muscle mass, supplements like calcium pills, shark cartilage capsules and Vitamin D for bone and joint health, CoQ10 for immunity, anti-aging, cardio health and as an anti-oxidant for natural defence.

    Vitamins To address deficiencies that adversely impact recovery or restoration of good health /Vitamins - B Vitamins, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, vitamin E, Vitamin K, multi-vitamins - in any form, pills, capsules, chewable, liquid ampules, are available to meet the needs of you and your loved ones.

    Restorative Food Whether it is recovering from a bout of the flu or recuperating from a major operation, the body needs to mend and rebuild. / Start the day with fresh options from a wide variety of fresh pressed juices carefully prepared to boost immunity, enable detox or simply to charge up your day. Add naturally dried fruit like cranberries or apricots and your favourite nuts into your oatmeal or yoghurt. Fend off the common cold and sore throat with herbal teas like fennel, ginger and turmeric root, sweetened slightly with honey. Calm frayed nerves and get a good night’s sleep with a soothing cup of caffeine-free herbal tea.

    Eat Well & Wisely

    Comfort Food Whether it is recovering from a bout of the flu or recuperating from a major operation, it is natural to want to go back to the basics of simple home-cooked food for comfort and reassurance. /We stock a wide selection of soup packs for the busy caregiver or an array of recipes from across the globe to cater to the fussiest of patients. Serve up the soups with bread or rice. In some cultures, congee or rice porridge is the ultimate comfort food and we offer the ingredients for many types of congee complete with the requisite condiments, different types of rice – long grained, short grained, glutinous, brown, organic, red rice, and a host of recipes, online guides that provide step-by-step cooking instructions.

    Snacks & Bites Snacks do not have to be greasy, salt-laden, smothered in sugar or all of the above. /We offer snacks like nutrient-rich seaweed, kale and root vegetables prepared with unsaturated fats like olive oil, canola oil or soybean oil and flavoured with sea salt. There is also a wide selection of naturally dried seeds, nuts and berries, energy bars, protein balls and chocolate bars.

    Food on the Go Stay energised and continually nourished with pre-packed foods that attend to your body’s need for nutrients when you are too busy to cook or have a proper meal. /We stock a diverse selection of energy bars and protein balls prepared with nuts and grains like granola, quinoa, raisins, berries, coconut, walnuts, apricots, brown rice. Select from nutrition drinks suitable for diabetics, boost shakes or protein shakes that target specific deficiencies.

    Special Needs Targeted at people with special dietary needs like diabetics, lactose-intolerance, allergy to gluten, vegans and vegetarians. / Sugar-free drinks, baked goods and confectionery. Indulge in our selection of gluten-free baked goods or if you are feeling adventurous, download recipes to make your own. We also have a gluten-free grocery shelf from which you could select the requisite ingredients.

    Vitamins & Supplements

    Healthy Bones & Joints Protect your bones and joints from degenerative diseases like osteoporosis and arthritis and enjoy life free from pain and discomfort. /Calcium and Vitamin D are essential for healthy bones. Calcium-rich foods and supplements like calcium-enriched citrus juices and soy products, milk, dairy products, mineral water, kale, broccoli and sardines. Dietary supplements that contain glucosamine and shark cartilage (chondroitin sulfate MSM) that increase the cartilage and fluid surrounding joints or help prevent breakdown of these substances – the cause of joint friction, pain and stiffness. Other nutrients that are good for bone health are magnesium, potassium, Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

    Cardio Health Lower blood pressure and the risk of heart disease /To help lower your risk of heart disease, fish (salmon, tuna, sardines, and mackerel) is by far the best source of omega-3 fatty acids. You can also get omega-3s from fish oil supplements, flaxseed oil supplements, or flaxseeds themselves. Niacin in Vitamin B3 can boost "good" HDL cholesterol and lower triglycerides. Other heart-friendly supplements that lower "bad" LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels or improve the health of arteries and blood flow include fiber (psyllium), green tea extract, B-complex vitamins (B6, B12, folic acid), Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ-10), red yeast rice. Vitamin D is used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels, including high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

    Protect the Gut For digestive disorders and discomfort /Sugar-free and gluten-free nutrition drinks that are low in specific carbs (called FODMAPs) that can be difficult for some people to digest. Foods and dietary supplements containing ‘friendly bacteria’ lactobacillus that normally live in our digestive, urinary, and genital systems without causing disease. Lactobacillus is used for treating and preventing diarrhea including infectious types such as rotaviral diarrhea in children and traveler's diarrhea. It is also used to prevent and treat diarrhea associated with using antibiotics.

    Brain Function & Memory Maintain mental alertness and cognitive capacity / Ginkgo improves blood circulation, beneficial to the better functioning of the brain, eyes, ears, and legs. Studies have shown that it may slow down Alzheimer's disease. Supplement a healthy diet that includes foods rich in omega-3s, dark and colorful vegetables and fruits, nuts, legumes and whole grains with regular exercise and multi-vitamins like Vitamin E, B vitamins, vitamin C, folate, coenzyme Q10, ginkgo biloba, fish oil (omega-3s), turmeric pills and coconut oil.

    Wellness & Aesthetics Sometimes, apart from a healthy balanced diet and appropriate exercise regimes, we still need help with maintaining a balanced lifestyle that includes our busy schedules. / Energy boosting herbs and supplements like Asian ginseng, B Vitamins, energy drinks, nutrient-rich juices. Teas that ward off coughs and colds , teas that calm the nerves and digestive tract – chamomile, green tea, Chinese herbal teas, peppermint, caffeine-free teas. Anti-aging supplements like collagen-enriched drinks and pills, creams and lotions prepared with crushed natural pearls, flaxseed oil, CoQ-10, turmeric, minerals and multi-vitamins.