Could You Have a Nutrient Deficiency?
Two key nutrients rise to the top of vitamins and minerals needed for optimal energy. Here are some tips to figure out if a deficiency in one- or both of them- may be contributing to your low energy.
- Menstruating women - require at least 18 mg of iron per day1
- Pregnant women - iron needs increase by 50% during pregnancy2
- Vegans & vegetarians - 40% are iron deficient3
- Female athletes - endurance training may affect iron stores4
- Blood donors - need to replenish lost iron stores after donation5
†See Blood Builder.com
Note: Consumers should consult with their health care practitioner for advice regarding specific health conditions and recommended solutions.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
- Your age - the body’s ability to absorb B12 decreases with age
- Vegan Diet - Vitamin B12 is found in animal foods such as meat, seafood and dairy.
- Having the MTHFR gene mutation, which doesn’t allow you to convert B12 into the active form the body needs, so you’ll want to supplement with methylated versions of B12
How Is Your Sleep?
Your body needs sleep to renew and recharge itself! Occasional trouble falling asleep? Waking up multiple times during the night? Not getting enough sleep? Read on to find out what you can do.
TROUBLE WITH SLEEP
ARE YOU OVERSTRESSED?
Sometimes you need help dealing with all the stress in your life! Let’s address your stress, and find ways to increase your energy.