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We often find that many women query how to support their hormones, whether this is for conception, menopause, or due to a specific symptom or condition.
We want you to be able to understand your requirements, and help you to pick the right product to meet your own individual needs. Here, we introduce you to some of our newly updated products, as well as some of the older classics that we are still fond of.
Perhaps one of the most critical processes that underpins our health and wellbeing is methylation. This relatively simple chemical process, occurs billions of times every second, and is important for the proper functioning of virtually all body systems. It's a process that is called upon a lot when we are under stress, so can potentially become depleted. The research into methylation and related genetic mutations that may predispose people to an array of symptoms and chronic disease, has exploded in the last 10 years.
A good understanding of methylation is just as important for health practitioners, who want to provide a personalised plan for their clients, as it is for each one of us, enabling us to take charge of our own health and wellbeing. Knowing how to support this process with diet and lifestyle is key to achieving optimum health and hopefully preventing disease.
“Ageing is not ‘lost youth’ but a new stage of opportunity and strength” Betty Friedan
Is this how you see menopause? Or are you dreading it? If you are a woman at a perimenopausal age and already thinking about it, or perhaps you are currently going through it and struggling, read on and we’ll delve deeper into how to have an easy transition through menopause and avoid or minimise some of the most common symptoms.
Are you confused about multinutrients? Trying to decipher which one would be best for you, or if you actually need one? If chosen well, multinutrients can be an incredibly powerful tool to support many aspects of life, from stress, to immunity, and hormone balance. They can also support different life stages, such as fertility (male and female), pregnancy, and menopause. A carefully formulated complex containing therapeutic doses of nutrients that are easily absorbed and used by the body, is so much more than just a bog standard supplement.
Vitamin C has multiple benefits for our body, from supporting healthy skin and energy production to promoting a strong immune system. Whilst many foods contain vitamin C, it is increasingly evident, given the trials and tribulations of modern day living, that we are not getting nearly enough to meet individual needs. Stress is around every corner and we are subjected to many environmental toxins and microbes in the home and outdoors. The food we eat is often depleted in nutrients and the state of our health is declining constantly with chronic disease. Therefore our nutrient demands are ever increasing, and this includes the need for vitamin C.
Vitamin C is a water-soluble nutrient and is therefore not stored in the body, so the body needs a constant supply. With the growing demands of the modern world we are much more prone to having a lower vitamin C status. Some of the many reasons for this are:
Given the above, one thing is clear; we need to put back what is missing to make up for the deficit.
While there are different vitamin C products, a favourite amongst practitioners and our Nutrition Team is Vitamin C Powder.