The Wellness Journal

Our pursuit of good health, always.

 

Nutrition. Fitness. Mindfulness.

 

Vitamin D: Why It’s Not Always Easy to Get Enough

Vitamin D: Why It’s Not Always Easy to Get Enough

New research shows that vitamin D, and specifically D3, might help lower your risk of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms. Humans evolved spending most of their time outside in a sunny environment. Today, however, we've become largely indoor mammals that usually...

10 Quick and Simple Tips to Improve Your Energy

10 Quick and Simple Tips to Improve Your Energy

Lack of energy is one of the biggest reasons women and men come to us. "I feel tired. Something is off." Most likely it's a combination of factors. The good news is simple shifts in your routine can help you overcome the waves of exhaustion that hit during the day and...

6 Nutrients that Impact Immunity: You Could Be Lacking

6 Nutrients that Impact Immunity: You Could Be Lacking

Nutrients that Impact Immunity There are a variety of nutrients that impact immunity. The nutrients we focused on are common deficiencies - both vitamins and minerals - and occur across populations that do not consume a balanced diet or are a result of metabolic...

10 Ways to Reduce Stress and Boost Immunity

10 Ways to Reduce Stress and Boost Immunity

    Reduce Stress and Boost Immunity   We've been there, too. The stress, the exhaustion...which can lead to a decline in immunity. Along the way, we've figured a few things out, and we want to share them with you. We've put together a few simple steps...

5 Ways to Support Rest and Renewal this Holiday

5 Ways to Support Rest and Renewal this Holiday

2020 has been a year like no other. We all need a bit of rest and renewal to reset after the year we've had - this need is one that our entire global community can come together on. The Rest and Renewal Challenge As we shift into the holiday and begin to make plans...

Dry Skin: 7 Foods that Help and What to Eat

Dry Skin: 7 Foods that Help and What to Eat

Water may be one of the best ways to help with dry skin, but foods with Omega-3s, antioxidants and vitamins and minerals are also necessary for healthy skin. At Vitamin & Me, we believe that a food first approach is foundational for overall health, including skin...

What Super Supplements SuperMom Needs

What Super Supplements SuperMom Needs

Maintaining overall health is very important as women approach the middle age years. Body chemistry changes with age. There are steps women can take to maintain their health. One such step is to introduce supplements of vitamins and minerals that are depleted by age,...

Belly Bandit – Moms Who Made It: Founder of Vitamin & Me

Belly Bandit – Moms Who Made It: Founder of Vitamin & Me

Belly Bandit - Moms Who Made It feature of our founder and CEO, Jessica HoustonRepost. Read the original story over at Belly Bandit!Belly Bandit - Moms Who Made It Here at Belly Bandit HQ, a women-owned and operated company, we believe in celebrating the success of...

Dry Eye Treatment: Top 5 Tips for Dry Eye Relief

Dry Eye Treatment: Top 5 Tips for Dry Eye Relief

Dry Eye Treatment: Top 5 Tips for Dry Eye Relief   Tis’ the season for dry eyes. As fall brings a dip in humidity and dry,crisp air, so too comes dry eyes and irritation.  It may not be the underlying cause, but it certainly does not help. Fortunately, there are...

B Vitamins and the Immune System

B Vitamins and the Immune System

The kids are back in school and cold and flu season is in full swing. In a normal year, we would all be gearing up to fight off the cold that will likely invade our families sometime soon. But, this year Covid is adding an element of both fear and confusion to an...

How to Follow a Plant-Based Diet While Pregnant – Q & A

How to Follow a Plant-Based Diet While Pregnant – Q & A

  A plant-based diet while pregnant or breastfeeding is a great option. You will need to make sure that you are taking in adequate protein to support their growth. With a thoughtfully designed plan, it’s a great choice for you and your growing baby. In fact, it’s...

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy Diet – Q & A

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy Diet – Q & A

  There are so many adorable, and sometimes weird, references to food when talking about the size of your baby at each stage during pregnancy. But did you ever wonder why they use food? It may not have been intentional, but those references can also give you...

Pregnancy Questions – Top 5 Nutrition Concerns Addressed

Pregnancy Questions – Top 5 Nutrition Concerns Addressed

There is nothing we LOVE more than getting questions from you! We’ve noticed that many of you are asking us some of the same pregnancy questions. So, we wanted to serve up our collection of the top 5 most asked questions to everyone. Because even if you haven’t asked...

Pregnancy Diet – Priming Your Body For Pregnancy

Pregnancy Diet – Priming Your Body For Pregnancy

You just got the little + sign on the stick. Cue the joyful scream and laughter and the calls to your closest family and friends. For some, tears of happiness or even fear come next. Your pregnancy journey will be one of the most incredible experiences of your life....

Fig Salad Recipe

Fig Salad Recipe

Featured Recipe Fig Salad RecipeWe took inspo from the places we've lived and cities we've visited, from around the world. Inspired by Tuscany, this quick fall dish will hit those immune boosting nutrients. Fig Salad RecipeThis fig salad recipe is quick and easy to...

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