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What vitamins to take postpartum?

What vitamins to take postpartum?

Prenatal vitamins? You were on top of those. But, postnatal vitamins? Many women don’t think to change to them or discontinue use of natal vitamins at this oh-so important time. Now that your baby is born, your body is in need of some different nutrients. These provide benefits like post-pregnancy support, immune support, and lactation support for you and your baby. When starting your postnatal journey, look for supplements that include these ingredients:  Folate Since mothers are no longer supporting the baby in the womb, their bodies no longer need the higher amounts of methylfolate needed for their baby's neurodevelopment...

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How food affects your brain

How food affects your brain

When it comes to your brain health, eating the right foods, and avoiding the wrong ones should be a top priority. The right foods provide energy, optimize your physical health, and improve your body’s metabolism. Eating a diet rich in healthy fats, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other key nutrients is crucial for optimizing your brain health. These foods can positively affect your brain health and mood. There’s also a powerful connection between the gut and the brain. The network of neurons lining our guts is so extensive, some scientists call it the “second brain.” It plays a significant role in determining our mental state...

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What is methylation and why is it important?

What is methylation and why is it important?

“Without methylation there would be no life as we know it.” - C. Cooney  What is methylation? Methylation is the production of methyl groups which your body needs for a vibrantly healthy life. It is the “central control dial of life.” Methyl groups turn your body systems on and off and help it function properly. Why methylation matters and how methylated vitamins support it Your body takes the food you eat and converts it into methyl groups. This takes time and energy and, sometimes, your body can’t do this properly, especially if you are under stress. But, you can support or...

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Whole foods & synthesized nutrients

Whole foods & synthesized nutrients

Food first. That’s a no-brainer, right? Getting nutrients from food should be the priority. But it’s not as easy as it seems. Between busy lives and earthly challenges, like depleted soils, getting nutrition from food alone can be a big challenge. Bridge the gaps. Supplements with synthesized nutrition help fill in the gaps left from diet. Essential nutrients are the basis for better health. Proper nutrition affects every system in the human body, including neurological, cardiovascular, reproductive, and detoxification systems. But, I can get what’s needed from whole foods, right Many people think it’s possible to get all the nutrients...

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What are the best vitamins for men?

What are the best vitamins for men?

Life gets busy. And the nutrients you get from your food could be lacking. But, with the right supplements, you can enjoy enough energy and support to get through even your busiest days. It’s important to look for vitamins that truly meet your unique needs at this lifestage.It’s important to find supplements that truly deliver the benefits you’re looking for. You may know the obvious things you need, but there are important nuances to look for when choosing your daily vitamins.Beyond the expected, look for options that include these necessary ingredients: Methylfolate Folate supports your energy production (1, 2), brain’s...

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Lifestage: Pregnancy

Lifestage: Pregnancy

Once you know you’re pregnant, so many things start going through your mind: your diet, doctor or midwife appointments, lifestyle habits, exercise, and, of course, the health of your baby.One thing that may need to be given more thought is the prenatal you choose to take while on this journey. Not all prenatal vitamins are created equal. Choosing a supplement may seem overwhelming, but by looking for one that includes these ingredients, you’ll feel confident about the choice you’ve made.

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Lifestage: Women 50+

Lifestage: Women 50+

Living the second half of our lives in an ideal way is important and possible. As women, we often think about beauty regimens and our diet, but we often forget about the specific nutrients that we need to maintain vibrant health as we age. As our bodies change, our supplement needs change as well. Choosing a multivitamin that’s right for you and your lifestage can feel overwhelming or it may just be something you haven’t thought about. As a woman who is 50+, look for supplements that include these ingredients: Methylcobalamin During this lifestage, extra vitamin B12 is very important...

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Lifestage: Women

Lifestage: Women

Life gets busy. And the nutrients you get from your food could be lacking. But, with the right supplements, you can enjoy enough energy and support to get through even your busiest days. It’s important to look for vitamins that truly meet your unique needs at this lifestage.  You may know the obvious things you need, but there are important nuances to look for when choosing your daily supplements. Beyond the expected, look for options that include these necessary ingredients:  Methylfolate Folate supports your energy production (1, 2), brain’s processing speed (3), and memory (4). And it is needed for the...

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