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Thursday, 5 May 2016
This week’s blog is for all the mums out there. With Mother’s Day being celebrated this Sunday, we’re putting the focus on you – in particular, your health. We’ve highlighted some essential nutrients that can help to empower busy mums as they go about their day performing the ultimate juggling act: tackling life, kids, partners and work while trying to maintain their own sanity and health.
Women need more iron than men because they lose blood during their periods, so consuming food that contains iron is very important. It is an essential mineral needed by the body to carry out numerous everyday functions, the most important being producing haemoglobin – the part of red blood cells that carry oxygen around your body. When you don't have enough healthy blood cells you start to feel exhausted and even breathless. An iron supplement can help to restore healthy iron levels, which will help to give busy mums the energy they need throughout the day.
For many mums, getting enough protein can be hard when you’re constantly juggling family, work and life in general. It is an absolute essential though, helping with natural detoxification, weight management, keeping hunger at bay, maintaining energy levels, and providing amino acids for body repair and maintenance. Try our Superfood Protein Smoothie powder for an added boost.
Most of us are aware that vitamin C is essential for supporting the immune system, but as a potent antioxidant, it also plays a large role in cardiovascular support. It is also essential for the collagen production needed for healthy joints, tendons, ligaments and skin. We all try and eat well but taking a daily Vitamin C supplement can help to boost you and your family’s immunity and ensure that you are getting a sufficient amount of this important antioxidant.
One of the secrets to a happy body is cultivating a great relationship with bacteria. Our digestive tract is home to a thriving population of life promoting gut bacteria that take up residence from the moment of birth and are integral to having strong immune function. Busy mums often rush their meals and deal with daily stress. These conditions can cause gastrointestinal problems that taking a probiotic can help with, encouraging the normal, healthy bacteria in the intestines to flourish.
Essential #6: Essential Fatty Acids
Essential fatty acids have real health benefits, especially when it comes to healthy brain function and memory. The star is omega-3, which reduces high blood pressure, helps to reduce inflammation in the body and may lower the risk of heart disease, arthritis, and eye diseases that occur with ageing. The best sources of omega-3 from diet are things like walnuts, flaxseed, mackerel, tuna, salmon and sardines, but eating enough is not always easy, so taking an omega-3 fatty acid supplement may be just what is needed to ensure you have the necessary levels of this important nutrient.
Amazingly, collagen makes up around 30% of the protein in our bodies and is mostly found in the skin, hair, nails and bones along with connective tissues like joints, tendons and ligaments. It literally holds everything together. It is a vital nutrient for skin especially, helping to promote the regeneration of new cell growth. Unfortunately collagen production declines as we age, so using a quality, natural supplement is a great choice for busy mums who want to keep their glow.
Silica is a crucial mineral for skin, hair and nail growth, and also beneficial to the body as a whole. It is often called ‘the beauty mineral’ because it helps grow lustrous hair, strong nails and great skin. It also helps to maintain bone density and strength. Some foods, such as strawberries, raisins, cucumbers and apples, do have some quantity of Silica, but the form found in these foods is not as easy for the body to absorb. In order to help meet the daily requirements for this mineral, you could try Good Health Skin, Hair & Nails, which has the added bonus of Vitamin C.If knowing what to take, when to take it and where you can find all these helpful nutrients is a little daunting, another option could be to try a daily multi-vitamin. Taking a good quality formula is a helpful way to ensure you are getting all the essential nutrients your body needs at the right dosage – that’s one less thing for a busy mum to think about! Celebrate your fabulous mum this Mother’s Day, or if you are a mum, celebrate yourself! The best gift you can give is health and wellbeing.
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