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30 October / TravelHealth

It doesn’t matter if you’re a backpacker or a business traveller, if you cross multiple timezones, jetlag is going to hit you. There are things you can do to try and minimise the effects of jetlag, such as getting enough sleep and exercise before your trip, and altering your sleep schedule ahead of time, but this is easier said than done – especially when most of us are extra busy before a trip! Fortunately, there is a widely available supplement that you can take to help overcome the effects of jetlag: melatonin. In this article we answer questions like what melatonin is, and how to use it to tackle jet lag.

04 October / FamilyHealth

After spending around nine months growing a human inside your body, you’re now considering feeding that human exclusively with food that you make with your body. Doesn’t that sound tough? It’s okay to find it hard, there’s help out there. In this article, we discuss how lactation supplements can help, what to look for in the best ones, and also include our top-5 product picks so you don’t have to do all the research yourself.

03 September / HealthTech

It’s crunch time. You and your team are all working late from home to get this super important proposal done on time. You’ve lost count of how many coffees you’ve had today, now you’re running on soda and popcorn. Finally you’re done, attach draft “FINAL_FINAL_2”, send email, and now it’s time for a bit of sleep before tomorrow’s meeting. Then it dawns on you - you have to take your thyroid medication, but you just wolfed down a whole bag of popcorn, and you can’t take your medication immediately after food. Looks like bedtime will have to wait.

If only you had used Intrepid Pillbox, with some scheduling magic.

28 August / FamilyHealth

DHA is an important omega 3 with a wide range of benefits and is especially important for prenatal wellbeing. Since vegans avoid fish, obtaining DHA through diet can be hard. Deva’s algae-based DHA supplements to the rescue - and it’s not just for vegans.

06 August / FamilyHealth

There are many health benefits to vegetarian and vegan diets. However, vegans in particular are prone to specific vitamin deficiencies, which is why supplements are strongly encouraged during and preferably before pregnancy. Unfortunately it can be a challenge finding vegan prenatal vitamins. This guide will help you spot animal ingredients, and suggest non-animal alternatives you should look for.