It’s International Women’s Day! As a woman, it is essential to look after your wellbeing, not just to live a healthier and happier lifestyle but also to avoid illness and diseases. Today, women are leading super busy daily lives, juggling family, children, friends, a career, household chores and generally chaotic schedules. Here are a few simple steps that can help you be mindful of your health.
Exercise is perhaps one of the first things that is dropped when your chaotic schedule seems to get busier, however it is an important aspect of your general health, as it helps prevent several lifestyle diseases.
According to the NHS, it is recommended that adults should aim to do at least 150 minutes of physical activity over a week, through a variety of activities. . Although the thought of incorporating this amount of exercise into your daily lifestyle seems like a lot, here are a few simple ways you can change up some habits to include fitness into your daily routine:
- Take a short walk with your children on the way to school by parking a little further way.
- Take a walk outside during your lunch break at work, bring a colleague for someone to chaton the way.
- Set up an exercise mat in your home and follow a Yoga Session on YouTube.
- Practice some breathwork before going to bed.
- Enjoy a bike ride at the weekend with family or friends.
- Stretch before starting your morning routine.
Mix up your routine on a weekly basis to have a different activity to look forward to trying!
Vitamins, Minerals and Nutrients
A nourishing diet is the key to a healthy lifestyle as good food provides all the nutrients that are essential for wellbeing, growth, and self-development.
Sometimes it can be easy to substitute nutritious foods for packaged and processed ones , but diet is all about balance! However, if you can, opt for fresh foods where possible to support your body such as:
- Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
- Whole Grains
- Beans & Leafy Greens
- Fresh Fish
Noting down any essentials you need throughout the week to your shopping list, can help you stick to the list when buying your food shop!
Another great way of providing extra nutrient support is with Multivitamins. The Bioglan Women’s VitaGummies come in a mixture of delicious orange, lemon and blueberry flavours and are a super easy way to assist your immune function, hormone balance and energy metabolism.
A busy work, personal and social schedules can feel overwhelming and not knowing how you are going to fit it all into the day whilst still maintaining a healthy lifestyle can take a toll on your mental and physical wellbeing.
However, excessive stress can end up leading to a number of health problems. Therefore, it is paramount to take care of yourself and make time for the things that are important to you. Here are a few of our favourite ideas:
- Cook a nutritious meal
- Take a long walk outside
- Watch your favourite film
- Spend quality time with family and friends
- Bubble bath with your favourite skincare products
The Secret to Healthy Ageing
As we age our skin’s natural ‘Collagen factories’ begin to wind down and lose the ability to make and store Collagen which can lead to common signs of ageing in hair, skin and nails. The Bioglan Beauty Collagen Range harnesses the power of high strength Marine Collagen with a blend of vitamins and minerals to help support healthier looking hair, skin and nails.