Monthly Archives: May 2019

Essential Vitamins for Women

With so many vitamins and dietary supplements on the market today, deciding which vitamins are best for you can get overwhelming. Depending on your age, lifestyle, and diet, some vitamins take precedence over others. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of the essentials; whether you’re a woman in your 20s or 50s, we’ve got you covered.

20’s

Your 20s is the perfect time to implement a preventative plan and take control of your health. To begin, ensure you’re receiving a wide range of vitamins and minerals on a daily basis.

If you struggle to meet the daily recommended nutritional requirements through your diet alone, we highly recommend incorporating a multivitamin into your daily routine. For women specifically, look for a multivitamin that contains effective levels of vitamin A, C, D, and E.

  • Vitamin A is essential for preserving eyesight and healthy skin. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in North America, which is why we need to do everything in our power to prevent vision loss as we age.
  • Vitamin C and E fight free radical damage which is linked to many age-related diseases that affect your heart, eyes, skin, and brain.
  • Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium which supports a healthy immune system and stronger bones.

Our Adult Multivitamin contains the daily recommended dose of vitamins A, C, D, and E. There’s also a wide range of added vitamins and minerals including calcium, magnesium, zinc, and biotin.

30’s

For many women, this period of life involves an increase in responsibilities such as being in the workforce full time, taking care of finances, childbearing, and raising a family. This increase in responsibility often leads to an increase in stress levels.

Stress has a long list of negative side effects. A few of them include:

  • health issues such as a weakened immune system,
  • skin issues like premature aging and acne,
  • and mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.

That’s why it’s extremely important to include a source of antioxidants in your daily routine to help combat stress. Not only do antioxidants fight stress, but they also strengthen your immune system to help prevent illness.

Vitamin C and E are both rich in antioxidant properties. Vitamin C, in particular, improves immunity and helps fight free radicals. As an added benefit, it protects your skin from environmental pollutants and supports the creation of collagen, which increases the skin’s elasticity and youthful look. Vitamin E helps fight inflammation, which is partly caused by stress, to ultimately slow down the aging process and promote healthy, youthful looking skin.

Dr Tobias Smart Immune contains powerful antioxidants including vitamin C and E that are naturally-derived from non-GMO ingredients like graviola leaf, raspberry, green tea, curcumin root and more.

40’s

A lot of health problems can stem from an imbalance in our gut. When your gut is off balance, it typically means you have a large number of bad bacteria. Bad bacteria increases as a result of things like stress, antibiotics, and chlorinated water.

Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that create a healthy gut and digestive system. They help eliminate the “bad stuff” in your gut like chemicals, toxins, and bad bacteria. The benefits of probiotics on women’s health are endless:

  • They help treat and prevent
    • Diarrhea
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Urinary tract infections
    • Vaginal infections
    • Yeast imbalance
  • Promote gut health
  • Balance hormones
  • Support heart health

Keep in mind not all probiotics are the same. Different probiotic strains have different effects. That’s why we developed a probiotic specifically for women. Dr Tobias Deep Immune for Women contains probiotic strains that promote and support women’s health. It’s a powerful combination of probiotics, prebiotics and cranberry extract that work together to support yeast balance, urinary tract health, and a healthy digestive system.

50’s

Although this part of life involves many exciting moments, most women say menopause isn’t one of them! Let’s face it, menopausal symptoms are no fun, but there are supplements you can take to decrease them.

Look for a supplement that includes natural ingredients like black cohosh, dong quai, licorice and red clover. These ingredients have been shown to help balance hormones and decrease menopausal symptoms including the occurrence of hot flashes.

Dr Tobias Enlightened Woman is made with non-GMO ingredients, including black cohosh, dong quai, licorice and red clover, to help decrease unpleasant menopausal symptoms, naturally.

Important for all ages

Fish oil contains omega-3 fatty acids which are great for supporting overall health, especially for the heart and brain.

It’s important to find a premium quality fish oil that has high Omega-3 contents. Our best-selling Omega 3 Fish Oil only comes from fresh, wild-caught fish, so you get 3 times more Omega 3 fatty acids in each serving. It’s also designed with the perfect EPA to DHA ratio to help your body absorb Omega 3 and get the most out of every dose.

Please note these are general guidelines, as everyone has their own individual needs. It’s best to consult your doctor or physician to figure out what those needs may be.

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Boost Your Energy in 5 Simple Steps

Do you ever feel sluggish, tired, or struggle to stay alert throughout the day? Add these 5 simple steps into your daily routine to beat that sluggish feeling and boost your energy levels!

1. Eat for energy

Your body uses essential nutrients from food to fuel vital organs including your brain. Aim for fresh, whole foods, which are high in these nutrients and steer clear of refined sugars and processed foods.

Some of our favorite energy-boosting foods include quinoa, bananas, leafy greens, nuts, and dark chocolate.

2. Get moving!

Exercise is an incredible fatigue fighter. It releases epinephrine and norepinephrine which can decrease feelings of stress and help you feel more energized.

If you’re feeling sluggish, take a quick 15-minute walk, perform 10 minutes of yoga, or try stretching to instantly boost your physical and mental energy levels.

3. Hydrate your body

Water is essential for maintaining a healthy body and proper brain function. Dehydration can leave you feeling tired and drained. Aim for at least 2.5 litres a day to reap the benefits of hydration including feeling energized and refreshed.

4. Caffeinate 

Contrary to popular belief, research shows caffeinated drinks actually contribute to your daily fluid requirement.

Caffeine increases mental alertness and cognitive function. Take into consideration caffeine is most effective when consumed in moderate amounts and earlier in the day.

Some great sources include coffee and green tea which also have great antioxidant properties.

5. Take a multivitamin

Juggling work, family time, a social life, and everything in-between can make it hard to get all of the nutrition you need, all of the time. A multivitamin provides you with all the essential vitamins and minerals your body needs to run at peak performance.

Our Adult Multivitamin was designed to help keep your body moving. It’s a natural, food-based formula, that includes stress-fighting and energy-boosting vitamins including vitamin A, C, and E. Each capsule contains 42, non-GMO fruits and vegetables, plant-based enzymes, and prebiotics.

For best results, we recommend eating a well-balanced diet, staying hydrated, and exercising regularly in addition to taking our Adult Multivitamin.

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