• Iron is a mineral vital to the proper function of hemoglobin, a protein needed to transport oxygen in the blood. Iron also has a role in a variety of other important processes in the body. A shortage of iron in the blood can lead to a range of serious health problems, including iron deficiency...
    07/15/2020 - 10:03
  • Six months is an exciting time and your baby will now be developing very fast. The left side of their brain will have has started communicating with the right side, meaning they can coordinate their body better. You will be understanding your baby much better now as they let you know whether they’...
    07/14/2020 - 12:39
  • From 4 months, your baby will quickly be learning to coordinate their body. They will have more control over what they do, their vision, touch and hearing will be much more developed, and they will start to move around much more. They can communicate much better too, and the number of hours for...
    07/14/2020 - 10:18
  • By 3 months, your baby will have formed a strong attachment to you. They will respond to you with lots of smiles, and might even talk back to you in their own way. The worst of the crying should be nearly over, and you can really enjoy your baby as they grow into their own little person. Your 3...
    07/14/2020 - 09:02
  • Infant development begins at at birth and they grow fast and learn a lot. At 1 month, cuddling, sleeping and feeding are all that really matters to your baby. The time you spend with them will help their brain to grow and develop as they start to experience the world. Your baby will probably be...
    07/14/2020 - 08:50
  • Vitamin D Deficiency: Vitamin D: Is it a Wonder Pill?   Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that regulates the absorption of calcium and phosphorus as well as facilitates normal immune system function. This vitamin is an essential nutrient important for strong bones. Vitamin D has 2 forms: D2 (...
    07/13/2020 - 10:55
  • What are the vitamin D requirements? Only 20% of our vitamin D is meant to come from our diet with the remaining 80% provided by our skin from UV-B exposure to the sun. There are currently two sets of guidelines for vitamin D intake. Typically, vitamin guidelines are established by the Institute of...
    07/13/2020 - 10:55
  • Vitamins are considered essential nutrients because either your body cannot make them or they are made in inadequate amounts to prevent negative health consequences or diseases. So it's essential that you provide vitamins for your body by food and/or supplements. Vitamin D was discovered to be...
    07/13/2020 - 10:43
  • Your 2-month-old is growing fast and becoming more alert. They will be making more sounds and getting more skilled at moving their body. They will still be crying a lot - but you’ve probably already seen that magic first smile (usually at 6 weeks) which somehow makes all the hard work worthwhile....
    07/11/2020 - 14:09
  • Vita Pharmed SA participated in the Arab Health Exhibition 2020 (27-30th January, 2020., Dubai) which is a flagship event for the healthcare industry. For 45 years, the exhibition has presented the latest innovations in health care. Overall, this trade fair is both a meeting place for medical...
    02/10/2020 - 14:44
  • Vita Pharmed SA has exhibited in Vitafoods Asia 2019 in Singapore (25-26th September). It was good opportunity to attend different potential visitors as distributors to be and meet current customers to develop business opportunities. Vita Pharmed is exhibiting in Arab Health 2020 (27-30th Jan 2020...
    10/09/2019 - 10:50
  • 1. Take care of yourself – and your immune system will take care of you. Perhaps you’re nursing a cold now – loading up on vitamin C and zinc, maybe even sipping some warm chicken noodle soup. Taking time to recover is important to help your immune system do its work, says H. James Wedner, chief of...
    12/19/2018 - 09:50
  • You need to have a kidney-friendly meal plan when you have chronic kidney disease (CKD). Watching what you eat and drink will help you stay healthier. The information in this section is for people who have kidney disease but are not on dialysis. This information should be used as a basic guide....
    12/11/2018 - 11:34
  • Body fluids that can contain HIV include the following:   Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and possibly pre-seminal fluid ("pre-cum") Vaginal secretions Breast milk   In order for HIV to be transmitted   HIV must be present. HIV must get inside the body.                                ...
    11/28/2018 - 09:43
  • As a parent, you regularly take your child to well check-ups to receive immunizations, offer nutritious food to keep him healthy, and read plenty of books to develop his vocabulary. How often, though, do you think about how to take care of your child’s mental health? If you’re like many adults, it’...
    11/18/2018 - 15:01