No arguments here: Food is a very effective and potent form of medicine. There’s certainly no “one-size-fits-all” approach to eating, because NOTHING in nutrition is black or white and it absolutely depends on our lifestyle, eating preferences, social needs, gym needs, etc etc.
Nothing wrong with supplementing to fill the gaps. Should we be throwing hundreds of dollars on supplements if we’re not crushing vegetables or sleeping at night? Probably not – hopefully we crank from both angles and lean into good habits while also supplementing to cover our bases
Investing in what we buy is super importante. Cheap supplements may be low-quality or synthetic junk that the body can’t utilize/absorb efficiently. The FDA also doesn’t do a great job of regulating what’s available on shelves, so a little due-diligence can go a long way.
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As always, these are just suggestions to consider. Please consult your doctor prior to changing up routine ☺️
⚡️Consider Vit C – vital for happy menstrual health!
⚡️Supplementss like DIM or Vitex may be super helpful for improving hormone health – don’t be afraid to research & speak with your doc to see if they may be a good fit!
Reducing inflammation is always good, so we’re certainly not against fish oil, turmeric, & similar products. Protein shakes to help hit protein goals are always welcome as well. Look for a grass-fed variety with minimal ingredients. Big fans of collagen peptides as well. Studies show stuff like BCAA’s aren’t particularly necessary.
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