Top nutrients for woman’s health

Top nutrients for woman’s health
By Lifestream | April 6, 2020

We commonly live in a time where “women can do anything” in terms of our careers, we have more access to information on health and we all live largely in an era now where all kinds of information is at the reach of our fingertips. Looking after our families and our own health are often interconnected. As we need to look after our own well-being to also provide the best care and look after others. Looking after our own health more often then not becomes secondary to others. Getting that right balance is never easy and often feels elusive.


Vital nutrients can help us along the way, for energy, mood, adrenal and nervous system health. Finding energy with superfoods through plant based nutrition provides us with highly bio-available vitamins and minerals. Topping up our everyday wellness with nutrient dense goodness helps support our vitality and overall well-being. Natural wholefoods and phytonutrients can help support everyday immunity, energy and recovery.


Plant-based calcium contains naturally occurring elements that help the uptake of calcium. Making it easier to absorb and utilise in the body. Natural Calcium is a highly bio-available, sustainable red algae sourced calcium from the ocean waters.Taking calcium ideally starts with supporting our young women as they grow, especially through their teenage years. and also later in life as an essential nutrient.

As we age our hormones naturally change. usually around 45 years and over hormonal changes such as menopause may become part of our life. This is when our estrogen and progesterone levels may drop we start to need extra support to keep our metabolism and bones strong. Lifestyle factors such as exercise can also help support a healthy metabolic rate and our bone health. Any weight bearing exercise like jogging and walking, weights or resistance training can further support our bone and muscle strength.


Magnesium helps to calm and soothe the nervous system. Marine magnesium contains essential trace minerals and elements to help absorption and the uptake of magnesium. Marine magnesium is a highly bio-available option for everyday magnesium support. A vital mineral, magnesium is responsible for over 300 biochemical reactions in the body. From muscle, nerve, cardiovascular, bone health to mood. Magnesium helps support a healthy mood, sleep and  tired or tense muscles. It also helps healthy neurotransmitter release, supporting melatonin our sleep hormone,  helping brain health, mood and our sleep cycle.


This tart juicy little red berry is packed with potent antioxidants to support cellular health including our heart and skin. It is well known that cranberry impacts bacteria, helping support recovery of a urinary tract infection (UTI).  Cranberry can act on bacteria within the bladder. This can help ease the duration, or occurrences of UTIs which can have long-term positive effects on the health of the urinary system including our kidneys. As we age, bladder health often becomes of importance so a daily maintenance dose of cranberry can have a positive impact on quality of life. Cranberry also supports digestion of food, and the health of the digestive system. Many women can struggle with UTI’s regardless of age and it can be common to need extra support. Super-foods such as cranberries help to provide powerful antioxidant protection, supporting everyday cell health.


Also know as linseed’s, these have been cultivated and consumed for thousands of years. They are a good source of fibre if used as a ground powder for regular bowel motions and to keep us feeling fuller for longer, both actions can be helpful for those looking for support in healthy weight management. Flaxseeds are the top source of plant compounds called ligans. These active plant compounds are unique fibre-related polyphenols that provide us with antioxidant benefits for anti-aging, hormone balance, cellular and bowel health.

They are one the richest sources of a powerful plant-based omega fatty acid, called alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).
The ALA fats in flaxseeds help glossy hair and radiant skin by providing essential fats as well as B-vitamins which can help reduce dryness and flakiness for skin.


Algae omega contains all the goodness of fish oil but more. It is the original source of omega 3.

As fish consume the algae and therefore become a source of omega 3 fatty acids themselves. Plant-based algae oil is the clean source of omega 3. With less contamination heavy metals or pollutants. It is a clean, original sustainable source of omega 3. Helping support tired joints, healthy brain function and mental focus and clarity. Alongside providing additional support for normal cardiovascular and nervous system function.

The everyday routine of our life help to make up our overall well-being. Finding balance within our busy paced life can be challenging and at times supporting ourselves with essential nutrients and energy boosting ingredients can help. Supporting our emotional and physical health with nutrient rich superfood plants and wholefood ingredients helps everyday wellness in times of stress, extra need and supports our optimal health.