Good Health Choices - - Be Informed -

Re­gard­less of your age or life­style, Sarah reck­ons the fol­low­ing are a must for women. Ad­just them as sug­gested when you meet those life­style and well­be­ing prob­lems.

Vi­ta­min C A vi­tal sup­port for ab­sorb­ing iron and a pro­tec­tive an­tiox­i­dant, it also helps your body cre­ate col­la­gen. A good daily dose is 1000mg, but you can in­crease that to three times as much dur­ing a cold.

B com­plex Es­sen­tial for en­ergy pro­duc­tion in your body and for sup­port­ing your hor­mones. A good dose is 25-50mg of each of the main Bs (1,2, 3, 5, 6 and smaller amounts of 9 and 12) in one B-com­plex tablet. Th­ese nu­tri­ents aren’t stored in the body, so you need to top up the sup­ply ev­ery day.

Omega-6 evening prim­rose oil or starflower oil is said to slow age­ing, bal­ance hor­mones and help with PMS and menopause. Take 1000mg a day, in­creas­ing to three times that to help with hor­monal im­bal­ances like PMS.

Omega-3 fish oil or lin­seed oil Can help re­duce in­flam­ma­tion and max­imise brain func­tion. Take 1000mg per day, or twice that if you suf­fer from dry skin or sore joints. Your body’s cells are de­pen­dent on es­sen­tial fatty acids (EFAs, such as omega-3 and 6). With­out them, your body will de­te­ri­o­rate more rapidly. If you’re get­ting enough, your skin will be strong and sup­ple.

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