The Wellness Journal

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Nutrition. Fitness. Mindfulness.

 

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Digestive Health: 7 Foods For A Happy Gut

Digestive Health: 7 Foods For A Happy Gut

Digestive health: a long-term investment into your future well-being. Digestive diseases affect an estimated 60 to 70 million people. Prevention is as simple as loading your plate with smart food choices. Here are 7 foods proven to help ease digestion and heal your...

Healthy Lungs: 7 Ways to Strengthen and Soothe Irritation

Healthy Lungs: 7 Ways to Strengthen and Soothe Irritation

The COVID-19 pandemic brought lung strength to the forefront of our daily conversations and health concerns. Let's hear from the experts on ways to optimize lung capability, lower irritation and congestion. Q: My lungs seem weak. I live in a fairly large city, and the...

Men’s Health: 10 Recommended Supplements

Men’s Health: 10 Recommended Supplements

Next to eating unprocessed, whole foods, smart supplementation has shown success in optimizing men's health, preventing certain diseases, balance hormones and increase energy. Nutrients are gender-neutral—they don’t discriminate. But because the male and female bodies...

3 Tips for a Healthy Prenatal Microbiome

3 Tips for a Healthy Prenatal Microbiome

A flourishing microbiome is important regardless of life stage. But, if you are thinking about having a baby anytime soon, then arming yourself with information about how to help your microbiome thrive and what to avoid is key.  A healthy prenatal microbiome is a good...

Lower Histamine: the Key to Managing Springtime Allergies

Lower Histamine: the Key to Managing Springtime Allergies

Did you know you can lessen the severity of your allergy symptoms? The key is lower histamine levels in the body. Almost all “allergies” present their annoying symptoms through the body’s immune-stimulating histamine. Histamine resides mostly in the basophils and mast...

Curcumin Supplements: 10 Benefits Explained

Curcumin Supplements: 10 Benefits Explained

If you struggle with inflammation, curcumin supplements may be the relief your body needs. Known as one of the most powerful antioxidants, here's 10 reasons to consider adding this turmeric-derived compound to your vitamin regimen. 1. Improved Memory For years, it’s...

Healthy Aging Made Easy: 10 Essential Supplements

Healthy Aging Made Easy: 10 Essential Supplements

Beyond the surface: how supplementation for healthy aging is proactive and necessary. In different ways, these 10 nutrients address changes that occur as we live longer. In some cases, our need for the nutrient simply increases with age. In others, a vitamin can help...

Healthy Habits: Secrets of 5 Strong Women

Healthy Habits: Secrets of 5 Strong Women

Adversity & wellness: how five powerhouse women found balance with healthy habits Strength isn’t a matter of using brute force or gritting your teeth. Rather, as these five women reveal, it’s a matter of following your passion and working hard to overcome...

Melatonin Supplements & Everything You Need to Know

Melatonin Supplements & Everything You Need to Know

Why would we need melatonin supplements? Let's talk about the root cause. If you have trouble sleeping, your body may not be producing enough melatonin. This hormone helps regulate your natural sleep-wake cycles and may play a role in other vital bodily...

7 Nourishing Sources of Vitamin D

7 Nourishing Sources of Vitamin D

Sources of vitamin D: smart plating and adequate supplementation are a strong defense against deficiency. Even on sunny days, simply being outside doesn't mean we are meeting our daily requirement for vitamin D. Insufficient intake can cause a myriad of problems,...

Instant Calm: 6 Supplements to Soothe Stress and Anxiety

Instant Calm: 6 Supplements to Soothe Stress and Anxiety

Do you have stress and anxiety on the daily? Evidence from a Harvard research study found that stress and anxiety may decrease lifespan. Yet, most Americans suffer from chronic stress. The good news is there are simple steps to reduce your everyday stressors that are...

5 Every Day Tips for a Healthy Heart

5 Every Day Tips for a Healthy Heart

Heart disease continues to be America's leading killer, but unless it strikes close to home, most of us probably don't think about it too much. At the same time, there’s some good news: Deaths from the most common form, plaque build-up (aka coronary artery disease),...

3 Experts Weigh In: Best Supplements for Women

3 Experts Weigh In: Best Supplements for Women

Have you ever thought, "I just don't feel right" or "I don't feel like myself." You are definitely not alone. Though there are several factors involved, cleaning up your diet and consuming the right nutrients is a critical first step. Knowing which supplements are...

7 Health Boosting Recipes and Remedies for Your Kids

7 Health Boosting Recipes and Remedies for Your Kids

  Looking for a few easy, fun, and healthy (low-sugar) recipes to make at home with your kids? Try these health-boosting recipes for Peach Mango Fruit Leathers, Chef Salad Skewers, and Quick Ranch Dip. Registered dietitian nutritionist Laura Chalela Hoover shares...

10 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System

10 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System

Navigating all the ways to strengthen your immune system can be overwhelming. But we have a few, simple at home methods that may just get you on the right track. Strengthen your Immune System at Home     Common as they are during winter months, colds and flu...

6 Vitamins for Vegetarian Kids and Teens

6 Vitamins for Vegetarian Kids and Teens

The American Pediatric Association suggests that children should consume a multivitamin in addition to a healthy diet. Substantial research suggests that multivitamin intake, whether complete or essential, is critical during states of growth and development. But...

11 Vitamins for Longevity and Healthspan

11 Vitamins for Longevity and Healthspan

  One of the top questions we are asked is "How do I live longer?" But the question they are really asking is "How do I live a healthy life for the longest amount of time possible?" Health span is at center of longevity research across every major academic...

30 Tips for Nourishing Your Mind and Your Body

30 Tips for Nourishing Your Mind and Your Body

Nourishing your mind and your body Did you know that nourishing your mind helps keep your body in top shape and is a major driver in longevity - how long you live? Substantial research has demonstrated that keeping a healthy mind is a critical piece of the puzzle and...

10 Super Quick, Super Healthy Kid Friendly Dinners

10 Super Quick, Super Healthy Kid Friendly Dinners

Are you looking for delicious, healthy kid friendly dinners your kids will love? Then keep reading, because we are serving up 10 recipes that will earn you some serious mom points. Healthy Kid Friendly Dinners: Easy recipes to get your whole family eating well.  ...

5 Easy Ways to Balance Your Hormones

5 Easy Ways to Balance Your Hormones

Mood is a thing and its governed by hormones. Throughout our entire life, hormones effect everything we do. Our sleeping, eating and social patterns are all based on hormones. Which in turn, effect the release of new hormones. When, how much and what kind is all...

6 Fermented Foods to Improve your Gut Health

6 Fermented Foods to Improve your Gut Health

Fermented foods are key for better digestion and improved gut bacteria. Here’s how to top up without retooling your diet. To lose weight or gain muscle, the foods you eat will determine your success. But what you eat also has a big influence on how you feel, and new...

Health Benefits of B Vitamins: Mood and Energy

Health Benefits of B Vitamins: Mood and Energy

Health benefits of B vitamins span the whole body Energy and mood top the list of reasons why women and men alike seek out B vitamin supplements. But there is some evidence to suggest that B vitamin intake in those who are deficient can mitigate other conditions as...

Vitamin & Me Wellness Journal

Our pursuit of good health starts with you. Our team of experts are bringing only the latest, evidenced-based information right to your inbox.  You’ll find all the good stuff about nutrition, fitness and mindfulness practices that support your whole body health in the V+M wellness journal. We break down the science into bit size pieces, so that you can take advantage of the evidence that matters most to you. We avoid flashy headlines and focus only on the real data that makes a difference to you.

We write a lot about women’s health, because we’re women, we’re moms and we’re experiencing the same things that you are. We just happen to have the training to bring you answers. Like most women, we want to feel good, have the energy to live our best lives and make sure that everyone we care about is taken care of. But, we also know that putting on your oxygen mask before you put it on for others is the most important first step. Because if you aren’t on the top of your game, then you can’t take care of your crew. So let’s dive into your health together, so that your whole family can be well.

If you want to learn more about a topic, just ask. We are always writing about health in our wellness journal and are more than happy to serve up the answers to your questions. Drop us a line at hello@vitaminandme.com and follow on socials @vitaminandme

 

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