The demands we place on our bodies in today's
fast-paced world has greatly increased over the
last 20 years. As we become more active with
careers, parenting, or volunteer work, we spend
less time caring for our bodies.
Because women's bodies have special needs,
these needs must be addressed every day of every
month. Supplementing our bodies with essential
nutrients, vitamins and minerals is more important
now than ever!
The female body typically lacks the proper amounts
of zinc, calcium, iron and vitamin B6. To ensure
that our bodies are receiving the ideal amounts of
these vital nutrients, we can supplement our diets
with multi-vitamins and minerals. This is a great
way to achieve optimum health.
Besides lacking certain vitamins and minerals,
women's bodies go through hormone fluctuations each
month. An imbalance in hormones can adversely
affect moods, well-being and energy, as well as
the reproductive and immune systems. Many botanicals
have been used by women for hundreds of years to
properly care for and balance the female body. Herbs
such as chamomile, red raspberry, black cohosh and
dong quai help maintain the delicate balance of
As our bodies change, so do our needs.
Focusing on our bodies' needs through proper diet
and supplementation, along with exercise, should be
a part of our daily routine. Taking care of our
bodies now can make all the difference in how our
bodies react to daily demands and how well they
hold up over time.