From the minute you roll out of bed until you wind down at night, you’re going, going, going. Women like you do it all, but if you’re not eating right and caring for your body, that powerful spirit may not be able to shine so bright. We’re shining a light on some of the most important nutrients for women’s wellness, plus the self-care practices to implement to restore and replenish your soul and spirit.
Support healthy energy levels with iron.
If you feel like you’re lagging throughout the day, low iron levels could be the culprit. (Check with your doctor first, of course.) Support healthy energy with a daily dose of a liquid iron supplement like Floradix® Iron + Herbs Liquid Herbal Supplement for fast, yet gentle absorption, plus vitamin C, B-complex vitamins, and helpful herbs.* It’s lightly sweetened and easy to take straight or mix into your daily green juice or smoothie, and so convenient as part of your routine.
Make sure you’re getting enough calcium.
Women often require more calcium as they age to help support healthy bones. Our delicious vegetarian Floradix® Calcium & Magnesium Liquid Herbal & Mineral Supplement contains 180 mg of magnesium and 150 mg of calcium for bone and muscle support so you can keep up with your busy life.* This is especially important if you eat a vegan diet and don’t consume dairy!
If you’re pregnant or planning for a baby, start taking folate or folic acid.
Ready to expand your family or expecting a new arrival? Folate/folic acid is a B-vitamin that helps support brain and spinal cord development in a developing fetus, making it an essential addition to any wellness routine for pregnant people or those trying to conceive. While it can be found in foods like leafy greens and nuts, it may be best to start taking a prenatal multivitamin formula to make sure you’re getting an adequate amount.
Make (consistent) time for self-care.
Care for yourself so you can care for everyone else. As the flight attendants say, “Make sure your own oxygen mask is firmly secured before helping others!” Avoid exhaustion, burnout, mood dips, and more by making regular, consistent time for self-care, whatever that means for you. If that means a twice-weekly yoga class, a monthly massage, a daily jog, a hot bath at the end of the day, or even just 20 minutes alone with a book or a meditation app, figure out how to make it happen and make it a priority in your busy schedule.
When you’re stressed, say so!
Don’t keep your feelings in, even when life gets hectic. It’s OK to admit to yourself that you cannot do it all — no one is superhuman, and you shouldn’t feel like you have to be! When you’re overloaded at home or at work, speak up and ask for help when you need it. It’s easy to internalize your feelings and take on things just to get it done, but keeping everything inside can build resentment and lead to an eventual explosion or even chronic stress.
Keep it simple.
Wellness doesn’t have to be complicated or feel like a chore. Lots of whole, healthy foods, regular exercise, fresh air, a good night’s sleep, and time spent with the people you love is the best way to light up your day, every day.