In 2015 the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) updated their folic acid recommendations. They now recommend that women who are planning to become pregnant and have no personal health risks should eat a good diet of folate-rich foods and take a daily multivitamin with 0.4 mg of folic acid.
No one is going to turn down the offer of more energy, greater productivity, less stress, and improved optimism. After all, these add up to happiness. It is a truism in life that happiness takes work. Finding and sticking to healthy, proven ways to feel better takes effort because there are no magic pills in life.
Vitamins and minerals perform hundreds of roles in your body. From converting food into energy, building your bones, healing your wounds, and boosting your immune system, you may not be getting enough of these critical nutrients in your daily diets. Let’s see why.
We all have habits, both good and bad, that we would like to change about ourselves – some more than others. Sometimes a life event can provide the catalyst for that change. Like the friend who couldn’t quit smoking despite repeated attempts and then quit cold turkey the day she found out she was pregnant.
We all lead active and busy lives. Each day starts with a long list of to-dos. As we make our way through the list we can get progressively more fatigued. That is not a surprise. We are human after all.
There are many simple things that can be done to protect eye health and vision, including wearing sunglasses year round, reducing exposure to blue light and UV rays and regular exercise.
Oxidative stress and inflammation are significant contributors to many age-related retinal eye diseases, including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. The last two decades of health research have shown that oxidative stress causes chronic inflammation which in turn can lead to cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Good nutrition plays an important role in how well we age. However, as we age the ability to digest and absorb nutrients decreases. Super Easymulti® 45+ is formulated to be well absorbed with a full complement of vitamins and minerals, effective dosages of powerful antioxidants such as green tea, ginkgo biloba and CoQ10, as well as heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids – all in a convenient softgel.
The Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada suggests taking a prenatal supplement at least 3 months before becoming pregnant. A daily multivitamin is also recommended for women who are breastfeeding. Platinum Naturals’ Prenatal Line has been carefully formulated to support both mother and baby throughout the perinatal period – preconception, during pregnancy and following the birth of the baby.