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How to support your food nutrient intake with supplementation

Friends today I thought I’d run you through some key nutrients to boost your health and where you’ll find them in food and supplements when you’re out and about.

+ Kicking off with IMMUNE supportive nutrients which we find abundantly in citrus fruits, kiwi, tomato, pineapple, berries, garlic, ginger and leek and if we really want to boost this intake then grabbing a supplement such as @healthycareau Immune Defence combining echinacea, androgaphis, olive leaf and Vitamin C is a wonderful option.

+ Next is MAGNESIUM an important mineral in the body playing a role in hundreds of biochemical pathways, supporting both energy, sleep, exercise, nervous system. You’ll find magnesium richest in food sources such as dark leafy green vegetables, nuts and seeds in particular pepitas, and legumes, especially black beans (Mexican anyone?). It can be tricky to top up our body’s needs for magnesium all through food so a magnesium supplement such as @healthycareau Super Bio Magnesium is a great option to consider.

+ Finally OMEGAS, our family of fatty acids. Our omegas in particular omega 3 is richest in food sources such as fatty fish (salmon, trout, mackerel, herring) and plant foods such as walnuts, flax and chia, but I understand it’s not easy for everyone to get the balance or intake right so if that’s you and you recognise your diet is a tad deficient in these foods then consider supplementation with @healthycareau Omega 3-6-9, which can  make the process a little simpler and easier, yet still charged with high quality ingredients whilst you work on your diet.

Disclaimer:Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional. Vitamin and mineral supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate.

+This is a partnered post with Healthy Care Vitamins, all thoughts and opinions expressed are the authors own.

Jacqueline Alwill

Jacqueline is an Accredited Nutritional Medicine Practitioner specialising in family and early childhood nutrition and gut health. She writes for several media publications, hosts a regular nutrition segment on Channel 7 and in 2016 published her first book, "Seasons to Share" (Murdoch Books). Jacqueline is passionate about working with corporations and brands to support and educate their community and audience and is currently a media spokesperson and ambassador for Remedy Drinks, Eimele Australia, Woolworths, Kitchenaid and Nutrition Director at Bondi Bubs Wholefoods. She is mum to Jet and outside her working hours you'll find her with her family in the surf, on the beach, or out and about in nature.

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