Ladies, it’s time we take back our health. We’re great at taking care of everyone around us, but when it comes to self-care, we sometimes drop the ball. That’s why this week has been deemed National Women’s Health Week, and we’re giving you permission to make it all about you.
How to Take Back Your Health
Many women carry a heavy load that may prevent them from focusing on their daily health. On top of that, many women report having high levels of stress on a daily basis. Many also say they are so busy they rarely have the time to properly exercise or take in a balanced meal (let alone three). That’s a problem, ladies. Did you know that heart disease is the number one cause of death among women in the U.S.? It’s pretty scary, but there are small changes you can make right now, that will greatly lower your risk.
A woman’s diet is very important to her overall health. Not only to help manage a healthy weight, but to strengthen her body all over to withstand the stresses of aging. Here are the key foods that you should be getting everyday in moderation.
- Lean Protein (meat or protein powder)
- Low-Fat Dairy
- Whole Grains
- Fruits and Vegetables
- Healthy Fats (such as Olive Oil)
- High Quality Probiotics
Find Time to Move
Staying active is very important to a woman’s health. It’s important that you find time each day to get your heart rate up. Here are some ideas on how to get in a little cardio, even if you’re busy.
- Take the stairs instead of the elevator
- Park farther away from the door
- Walk on your lunch break
- Clean the house
- Walk or bike to work
Manage Your Stress
Make it your mission to find calmness everyday, especially when you are starting to feel your blood pressure rise. Here are some things that can help.
- Meditation with Essential Oils
- Yoga or Tai Chi
- Fresh Air
Get Proper Nutrients
There are certain vitamins and minerals needed to maintain a woman’s health. Everything about the way our bodies are made and function is unique to us females. So make sure you’re taking the correct supplements to support it.
- Daily Multi-Vitamin
- Premium Probiotics
- Vitamin C
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Vitamin D
To get started with the right supplements tp fill nutritional gaps in your diet, try Women’s Pure Pack by Pure Encapsulations, Pro-Flora Women’s Probiotic by Integrative Therapeutics, and Ther-Biotic Women’s Formula by Klaire Labs.
Make a resolution to take back your health this week. Just making these simple changes to your daily routine can make all the difference in the world. Good luck; you deserve it.