The Wellness Journal

Our pursuit of good health, always.

 

Nutrition. Fitness. Mindfulness.

 

Let’s dive into the Wellness Journal written by experts with your health in mind.

 

Carson Meyer | Pregnancy Doula

Carson Meyer | Pregnancy Doula

Season 3, Episode 7 Carson Meyer | Pregnancy Doula Growing Together & the Business of Birthing Maternal health dramatically affects outcomes for both the mother and the child. Research has demonstrated that those factors are significantly associated with outcomes...

Michelle Reeves | Financial Wellness and NFTS

Michelle Reeves | Financial Wellness and NFTS

Season 3, Episode 6 Michelle Reeves Financial Wellness & NFTs with Mavion World's CEOThe world of NFTs is exploding right now. And we wanted to bring in an expert to help you understand the space. Michelle Reeves is an entrepreneur with a proven track record in...

Who Should Take Iron Supplements?

Who Should Take Iron Supplements?

Q: At 58, with heart disease in my family, I have taken a multivitamin and mineral supplement with iron for many years. A friend recently told me that men shouldn’t take supplemental iron. Is that true?  —Brian M., Santa Barbara, Calif. A : Iron is an...

The Anti-Aging Guide We’ve All Been Waiting For

The Anti-Aging Guide We’ve All Been Waiting For

All of us wish to look younger for longer. Often, our go-to solution for getting rid of signs of aging is to use a wide array of anti-aging products. While the use of anti-aging creams is recommended by experts, you will be surprised to know that the best anti aging...

17 High-Fiber Foods for Weight Loss

17 High-Fiber Foods for Weight Loss

Want to lose weight but stay satiated? Make high-fiber foods your friend. Did you know that the average fiber consumption for most people is 14g a day, when 30g is the recommended amount? Fortunately, once you start looking out for it, it’s not a tricky requirement to...

This Vegan Sweet Potato Vegetable Curry Is Drool-Worthy

This Vegan Sweet Potato Vegetable Curry Is Drool-Worthy

You'll have a new favorite with this sweet potato curry. (No shame for making it two weeks in a row!) National Pizza Day is on 9th February. National Burger Day is on 23rd August. You’ve just missed National Cheese Doodle Day on 5th March (unless you celebrated it,...

Mindful Eating Explained

Mindful Eating Explained

What's the deal with mindful eating? Turns out being more “present” when you eat can make you leaner and healthier. You may be familiar with the concept of “mindfulness” and “mindful eating”, and here’s what it means – and why being more mindful around meals will make...

6 Fitness Hacks for Busy Moms

6 Fitness Hacks for Busy Moms

Short on time as a mama? We've been there. Don't stress, you can still support your health goals with these strategic tips. You wake up early, hurry through your day, and are back in bed exhausted before you know it. Lost in all the rush – between driving the kids,...

Reframe Nutrition for Weight Goals

Reframe Nutrition for Weight Goals

Reframing nutrition for improved weight + nutrition health. Want to eat better? Here's how! It's no secret that the onset of the pandemic has impacted our health, mentally and physically, in serious ways. With U.S. obesity rates on the rise, weight management is...

30 Vegetables + Recipes to Try

30 Vegetables + Recipes to Try

Fruit’s easy—but vegetables? Most of us struggle to eat even a couple of servings each day. In a recent report published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, researchers estimated that nearly 8 million premature deaths per year could be avoided if we ate 10...

Magnesium’s Ability to Decrease Stress

Magnesium’s Ability to Decrease Stress

Is magnesium the secret supplement to tackle your stress and anxiety? Join us as we dive in. Q: With parties, special events, shopping for gifts, buying food, cooking, and traveling to visit family out of town, I tend to overdo it and become anxious, overwhelmed with...

What About CBD Oil During Pregnancy?

What About CBD Oil During Pregnancy?

What is CBD Oil? CBD oil, also known as cannabidiol, is a very popular remedy. Many people use it to help them sleep, as a pain reliever, and to treat anxiety and depression.  Is CBD oil safe to take during pregnancy or while breastfeeding? When you are pregnant...

Can CBD Help You Sleep?

Can CBD Help You Sleep?

In an article by Harvard Health, CBD may be the missing link if you struggle with insomnia due to its rest-inducing properties. As the popularity of CBD continues to skyrocket, sleep is one of the big reasons why people take it. How does it work? The jury is still out...

Keeping it Fresh with Meatless Mondays

Keeping it Fresh with Meatless Mondays

Make Meatless Mondays your thing in 2022. Adding some fresh veggies into your day will make your body and wallet happy, too! Some nights, finding the time to cook dinner and scrub dishes can feel downright impossible. Luckily, Rebecca Seal and John Vincent, the...

Helping Children Eat Healthier

Helping Children Eat Healthier

Leading your children toward healthy eating decisions can start today, mama! Here's what you need to know if transitioning to cleaner eating for your family is your goal in 2022. Childhood obesity is a hot topic in the news and the medical community. Childhood obesity...

How to Promote Work-Life Balance During Pregnancy

How to Promote Work-Life Balance During Pregnancy

Work-life balance: the elusive goal us mothers pursue. In need of some tips? Work-life balance is a challenge, no matter who you are. When a pregnancy enters the picture, suddenly your ability to juggle these two halves of your life becomes even more difficult. What...

B Vitamins: An Essential Supplement

B Vitamins: An Essential Supplement

When + why to take vitamin B: what the experts have to say “B vitamins help provide energy by acting with enzymes to convert carbohydrates to glucose, and also are important in fat and protein metabolism,” says Elson Haas, MD, an integrative physician and author of...

10 Delicious Vegetarian + Plant-Based Dishes to Try

10 Delicious Vegetarian + Plant-Based Dishes to Try

Wanting to start off the new year with more plants in your diet? Check out these quick and simple vegetarian meals for every day of the week. Meatless Monday has a steady following, but what about Tuesday through Sunday? Take a look at just how simple, tasty and...

5 Vegan Dishes Perfect for Holiday Meals

5 Vegan Dishes Perfect for Holiday Meals

Running out of holiday meal ideas, or simply want to try out a new dish? Don't rule out vegan dishes, these 5 may just be your family's next favorite! Convinced that eating vegan is crazy expensive, only properly done with expensive and hard-to-find ingredients?...

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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