Our Story

About Us

Invest in Health was sparked as an initiative to be part of something that they feel passionate about. The two main product suppliers, that were the spur of this business, are based in the USA.

Both of these suppliers pride themselves in supplying high quality, superior grade, non-gmo, allergen-free clean products.

These are fantastic quality supplements and Invest in Health is exhilarated to be able to supply them to the South African market!

Judy Smit

Judy Smit is a qualified Industrial Engineer. She studied at the University of Pretoria and started working as an Engineer in 2009.

She lives in Pretoria East with her husband and 3 children (a boy born in 2012, and two girls born in 2014 and 2017).

Her first child was born in April 2012. Being pregnant and wanting the absolute best for your unborn baby, was what brought to life the gradual mind shift to an “awakened” state and being much more sensitive to diet, the environment and medication. A much healthier and natural ways of living was born with this baby which included a healthy diet and quality natural and homeopathic medication as well as medical care providers.

Judy is very passionate about anything natural, including birth, breastfeeding, cloth nappies, baby wearing, natural healing, alternative thinking etc. She is fascinated about the body’s amazing abilities to heal itself and have a need to learn more each day.

She is also very excited about the start of this brand new venture and delighted to be working with her sister which is also her only sibling and best friend!

Christine Gerber

Christine Gerber is a qualified attorney having attained her BCom Law and LLB degrees at the University of Pretoria. She was admitted as an attorney in 2010 and Notary Public in 2013 and is practising as an attorney and Director at a firm based in Pretoria East.

She is married to her amazing supportive husband, Riaan Gerber, and lives in Centurion. She has a little boy, born in 2015, and shares her birthday with her little boy!

Christine developed a new passion for healthy living and natural products when she became a mom and was truly inspired by her sister and the way whereby her sister was raising her kids. For Christine it’s a huge honour to call her sister her business partner and also her best friend.

She is furthermore avidly interested in adventure and absolutely loves scuba diving!

She is passionate about the new business and believes in ethical professional business practices.

About Our Logo

The Heart & Tree

The heart shape refers to your own heart, signifying good health Tree of life relating to the baby growing in utero and receiving nourishment from the placenta, one of the most amazing processes on earth! Colour scheme indicative of a holistic and natural approach

The Wave

“Just keep swimming”…life gets hard at times, just get on the wave and swim. Do what you need to do to be successful and make the choice to be happy, even in difficult times

The Name

You have to make a dedicated decision for better health for yourself and for your family

The Hand

Your health is in your own hands. Only you are in control of this.

BRANDS

SUPPLIERS

 

Phyto-Force Herbal Laboratories specialises in producing the finest quality herbal extracts and remedies to treat what ails you. Their name is as natural as their products and comes from the Greek word phyton which means ‘plant’. Phyto-Force knows nature and trust in its abilities, you should too. All of their medicinal plants are sourced from their home country through highly respected and qualified sources. No herbicides, pesticides, fertilisers or colourants are used to ensure their remedies remain the way nature intended them. Herbal Medicines are so widely used because when the whole plant is utilised in a remedy it not only contains the properties that heal but also the ability to counteract any side effects. This is why natural medicine is seen to be much safer than conventional medicines. All Phyto-Force and Bio-Logic remedies are produced according to the high standards set by the British Pharmacopoeia and the Phytotherapeutic Materia Media.

 

Les Nachman, Founder; Co-founder, Les Nachman, owes his life to Vitamin C. Because of his vision, intuition and determination after a personal health crisis, LivOn Labs was the first to bring Liposome Encapsulation Technology (LET) dietary supplements to market. LivOn Laboratories was born out of a desperate personal need. Liposomes are nutrient-filled, double-layered bubbles made from essential phospholipids. Liposomes protect and deliver nutrients to cells throughout the body. Liposome-encapsulated supplements offer maximized bioavailability with every dose. The therapeutic value and greatly increased delivery of liposome-encapsulated drugs and nutrients has been scientifically confirmed countless times. At present, liposomes are the most bioavailable oral way to deliver nutrients. There are a plethora of liposomal supplements to choose from. Some are great, many are not. In many cases, the price of the product will be reflective of the quality of the product. The cost of making high-quality liposomal supplements with superior raw materials, top-notch manufacturing equipment, and a sufficient amount of product testing is 2-3 times higher than the cost of making a typical dietary supplement (tablet, powder or capsule). But the most important thing is finding liposomal supplements that work best for you – from a company you can trust.

Kirkman® is the leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements for individuals with special sensitivities and dietary requirements.  Founded in 1949, Kirkman® is also the oldest nutritional supplement company serving the special needs community.  This experience has allowed Kirkman® to pioneer effective products in many areas of nutritional supplementation for individuals with special health needs. Ultra Tested® is the highest standard of purity testing in the nutritional supplement industry. Developed by Kirkman®, the Ultra Tested® protocol calls for testing every raw ingredient for more than 950 environmental contaminants and finished products for 24 heavy metals, bacteria, yeast, mold and common allergens. No other supplement company in the world offers this degree of purity testing. Kirkman® has always been at the forefront of innovation for effective products that meet their customers’ needs. The reason Kirkman®, have pioneered Ultra Tested® is because of the growing body of evidence that implicates environmental toxins as causing serious health issues, especially for developing children.

Photos by Carien Moller of Nuance Photography and design and Charlaine Gerber of Pialux Fine Art Photography

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