Natural strategies to get healthy and stay healthy

It is a challenge to find effective ways to get healthy and stay healthy during the cold winter months and beyond. Thankfully, there are some natural supplements that can help to promote overall wellness right when you need it. Here are some of our favorite multi-purpose products that feature a number of health benefits. Make sure to tune into Daybreak this Thursday to see us chat about them and also remember to talk to your doctor before adding any new supplement to your daily routine.

SmartyPants
SmartyPants offers the only All-in-One Gummy Vitamin for kids and adults that combines eco-friendly omega 3 DHA & EPA  + a multivitamin + vitamin D3 in one serving. They started their company to simplify the approach to taking vitamins. By combining well researched and supported nutrients into one serving that tastes  good, it’s easier to remember to take them every day.  And because they think everyone deserves a great start in life, they provide a 1 for 1 matching nutrient grant to a child in need with every bottle we sell through their partnership with Vitamin Angels. www.smartypantsvitamins.com

Ginger Supplements
Approximately 2000 years ago, ginger was exported from India to the Roman empire, where it became valued for its therapeutic as well as culinary properties. Ginger continued to be traded in Europe after the fall of the Roman empire, where its supply was controlled by Arab traders for hundreds of years. During medieval times it became a popular ingredient in sweets. Now, it is the subject of many studies that show the numerous benefits including helping with stomach pains, colon health, upper respiratory tract infection, bronchitis, cough, menstrual cramps, arthritis and muscle pain.

Flax Lignan Gold 
Some call Flax the most powerful food on the planet and preliminary studies show that it may help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetesFlax Lignan Gold is a delicious, certified organic, premium flaxseed oil that is cold expeller pressed in a closed environment. The product contains 20 percentflax particulate (approx. 2,800 mg per serving), which is an abundant source of beneficial plant lignans. Try incorporating Flax into your cooked foods or adding to sauces or dips. Delicious and great for you, too!

Bioflavonoids
Bioflavonoids, also known as “vitamin P,” are super-antioxidants found in many natural foods. Scientists have found that bioflavonoids have specific capabilities essential for our overall health. Bioflavonoids contribute to good heart health, and combat atherosclerosis, as well as conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. Bioflavonoids are found in many of the same foods that contain vitamin C, an essential nutrient for the daily diet, and these super antioxidants complement vitamin C, enhancing its effect on the body. You can also find bioflavonoids in supplements, particularly Vitamin C supplements.