The best possible supplement to a woman’s health can be found in simply keeping her weight in the normal range for her height and bone size. A woman who is average of build and medium in height should not weigh more than one hundred ten to one hundred thirty pounds.
Women with a tiny frame, who normally wear a size 0 to 4 dress may look and feel good at one hundred ten pounds maximum. She will keep that weight by exercising and maintaining a diet rich in fruits and vegetables while consuming little fat or calories. Womens supplements in the form of vitamins and minerals help her feel well and look healthy throughout her life.
The ABC’s of supplements for women (and men)
Eating a healthy diet and finding time to exercise enough to burn off the excess calories we take in as part of our daily diet are necessary in order to keep weight down in the normal range, particularly when we reach middle age.
Women over the age of thirty will find it becomes a continual struggle to maintain the weight we were at twenty, especially if she works behind a desk or some other sedentary position every day. Vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin D, as well as vitamin K are considered vital to our optimum health and welfare and should be taken as part of a daily ritual to maintain clear healthy skin, good bone density, healthy eye sight, and a clear mind.
Additionally, women over forty will benefit from the addition of fish oil supplements in the form of Omega-3 and Omega-6. The heart benefits from fish oil and we seldom eat enough oily fish such as mackerel and halibut.
This valuable vitamin aids us by maintaining our skin health and keeping it smooth, helps promote good eyesight, and healthful cell structure. Vitamin A also helps wounds heal more quickly, stimulates immunity, and is necessary for bone health.
B complex vitamins
The vitamins included in the B complex which includes B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B6 (pyridoxine), B3 (niacin), B9 (folic acid), B12 or cyanocolbalamin. Also included are choline, biotin, and pantothetic acid which have much to offer a woman’s health and vitality. It is the B vitamins that are responsible for maintaining heart health and heart ailments are a big killer of women each year.
Women who subscribe to a vegetarian diet will find themselves lacking in many of the B complex vitamins and need womens supplements to compensate. B vitamins additionally aid the breakdown of proteins and carbohydrates so are vital to the daily diet
Ascorbic acid or vitamin C is an anti-oxidant and helps reduce the risk of loss of cartilage while slowing the progress of osteoarthritis. Vitamin C is also beneficial in many other ways including fighting off colds, flu, and infections.
Our body naturally creates vitamin D through exposure to sunlight but it may not be enough due to worry about overexposure to the suns ultra-violet light dangers. D vitamins are vital to bones and joints, slowing osteoarthritis development and promoting healthy cartilage.
Extremely important to heart function, joints, muscles, skin and hair, nerves, and cell structure vitamin E also helps by lowering the risk of heart disease.
This useful vitamin has been found to reduce risk of hip fractures and promotes good bone health, while also helps with blood clotting factors.
Don’t forget your vitamin X
An extremely important representative of womens vitamins can be called vitamin X. This stands for exercise and without some daily exercise, whether in the form of walking, swimming, or stretching exercises the body will not function properly no matter how healthy our diet is.