Category Mind & Body
Did you know that nearly one in five Australian woman enter pregnancy with an iron deficiency (ID)? Iron deficiency aneamia (being extremely low on iron) increases a woman’s risk of preeclampsia, foetal growth retardation, premature birth, low birth weight, and increases mother and perinatal infant mortality risk. Also, if you have lowered iron stores
Check your Iron Levels Low energy, muscle weakness, fatigue and irritability are common symptoms of iron deficiency anaemia. Iron has an immense influence on our energy levels as it transports oxygen through the blood stream. Low supplies send your energy levels plummeting, which can affect your mood and put pressure on your immune system.
Every little cell in our body needs magnesium to function. We require it for strong bones and teeth, balanced hormones, a healthy nervous system, healthy heart and cardiovascular system, well-functioning detoxification pathways and so much more! The highest concentrations of magnesium in the body are the brain and heart—two pretty crucial organs don’t you think?
Chemicals don’t just creep into our bodies from the food we eat – many of our beauty products and cosmetics are full of harmful chemicals. Australia is a world leader when it comes to organic or chemical free products, but not enough Australians know about it or use it. Approximately 60% (but up to 100%)