NUTRIENTS FOR STRESS RELIEF
and amino acids have been clinically shown to support the body when it is
under daily stress. This
includes the amino acids L-theanine and L-tyrosine, the plant sterol beta-sitosterol,
and the Ayurvedic herb ashwaganda.
They have been shown to enhance the body’s
ability to adapt to continuing stress, by blunting cortisol production, a
hormone produced during stress that affects long-term health by damaging organs,
and lowering our immune system. It
is particularly important with herbal products that you purchase from a company
that conducts rigorous, analytical testing for safety, purity, and potency.
Beware of any product containing the product KAVA as the FDA has issued a
consumer advisory that KAVA may be associated with severe liver damage.
Fiber supplements that have both soluble and insoluble fiber are a great way to increase your fiber intake. Soluble fiber also is a binding agent for taking chemicals and cholesterol out of the body and thus aids weight management. It also keeps you feeling full longer and promotes regularity.
for a fiber supplement that comes from a variety of food sources and offers both
soluble and insoluble fiber. Different fibers perform different functions in the
body, so a variety of sources is an excellent choice.
Probiotic Acidophilus/Bifidus System. If you
have intestinal disorders, which is common for people who live with daily
stress, or are sick a lot this is an important supplement. It is great for kids who get sick a lot, have a history of
antibiotic usage and or ear infections.
good system will consist of a small capsule with the acidophilus bifidus
bacteria you would find in yogurt and a powder, which is food for the good
bacteria to multiply. Make sure you look for a product that
guarantees live delivery to the intestines not just live at the time of
manufacture. These good bacteria are very fragile and temperature changes
and stomach acid kill them before they ever get to the intestines and then it is
just a waste of money.
It is critical to supplement with
calcium to promote bone density. Calcium is nature’s tranquilizer. This is
wonderful to take before you go to bed and promote a good night’s sleep.
It is a natural muscle relaxant and can help to relieve headaches, joint
pain, and tense muscles often associated with stress.
for a calcium supplement in which the raw material is tested for lead
contamination, as this is common with calcium supplements.
Also, look for a calcium product that comes from 3 or 4 reputable sources
and also contains magnesium, as this makes the calcium much more absorbable
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This information is educational in context and is not
to be used to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Please consult your licensed
health care practitioner before using this or any medical information.