Feeling Stressed? Your immune system is too

Feeling Stressed? Your immune system is too

By Shannan Garrison

 

When we feel stressed, it is so important for us to remember our immune system. But! Here’s one less thing to stress about. Neuro-nutritional vitamins can help with immunity.

Here are a few recommended nutrients that are important for your body.

Multi+ Vitamins

Great multivitamins will bring Vitamin B12 and folate together. They are perfect partners. They work together to form red blood cells and produce SAMe, a compound involved in immune function and mood, sleep, memory, and more.

Probiotics

80% of your immune system resides in the gut wall; it’s why it’s important to prioritize gut health. Scientific research shows that the organisms within your intestines and stomach may be responsible for mental health (1, 2), as well as your physical health.

Vitamin D

This vitamin does so much more than the expected. And when you’re stuck inside, you may not be getting all the Vitamin D you need. Supplement to support immunity (3), boost mood (4), and, of course, support healthy bones (5).

DHA

DHA is an omega 3 essential fatty acid that your body needs on a daily basis. It is vital for boosting mood, sleep, and memory (15, 16, 17)—but our bodies don’t make it, so you have to take it.

You can find the above nutrients in many of our vitamins.

Best Nest Men’s Multi+ and Best Nest Women's Multi+
is a physician-formulated multivitamin designed to nourish you. Made with the active-form of the nutrients, whole-food organic fruits and vegetables, probiotics, and live enzymes for a vibrant life.

Best Nest Probiotics
can help you feel your best from the inside out. As a highly concentrated probiotics supplement containing 50 billion+ organisms per capsule, it provides an effective amount of bacteria to help support your gut-brain connection and promote better digestion.

Sunny Skies Vitamin D Drops
are made from pure fractionated coconut oil (MCT oil) and vitamin D3. This sunshine-in-a-bottle supplement helps restore and maintain vitamin D levels. Pure and potent, they contain no vitamin K2, which can interfere with medications.
 
When it comes to supplements, remember the best ingredients make the best vitamins. Look for products that were made just for you and your unique neuro needs. When you choose high-quality options, you can feel the difference every day.


References:

(1) The effects of probiotics on depressive symptoms in humans: a systematic review, Ann Gen Psychiatry. 2017; 16: 14. Published online 2017 Feb 20.

(2) Psychobiotics and the Manipulation of Bacteria–Gut–Brain Signals, Trends Neurosci. 2016 Nov; 39(11): 763–781.

(3) Vitamin D and the Immune System, J Investig Med. 2011 August ; 59(6): 881–886.

(4) Vitamin D and Depression: Where is all the Sunshine?  Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2010 Jun; 31(6): 385–393.

(5)  Vitamin D and Bone, Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2012 June ; 10(2): 151–159.

(6) Maternal docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 22:6n‐3) consumption during pregnancy decreases postpartum depression (PPD) symptomatology, Volume 25, Issue 1, Experimental Biology 2011 Meeting Abstracts, April 2011, Pages 349.7-349.7.


(7) Red blood cell long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (LC-PUFA) levels in pregnant women predict length of gestation via effects on sleep quality and inflammation, Elsevier, Volume 49, Supplement, October 2015, Page e33.

(8) Docosahexaenoic Acid and Adult Memory: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, PLOS 1, 2015; 10(3): e0120391.


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