Medication and supplements do no one any good just sitting in a bottle, and yet research and experience tells us that it’s all too easy to simply forget to take our pills. Fortunately, there are some simple and inexpensive/free tools available to help anyone improve their medication and supplements adherence.
Looking for healthy gift ideas? Most people probably wouldn’t think of pill organizers as being particularly stylish or exciting, which is a shame, because today there are amazing designs catering to different tastes; everything from compact and waterproof pill organizers for the adventure junkie, to elegant and stylish pill organizers that look - dare we say it - fashionable. Research has shown that pill organizers can help improve adherence for medication and supplements, so if you’re looking to give the gift of health, we can help you with our shortlist of some of the most exciting and stylish pill organizers on the market today.
Omega-3 fatty acids, and DHA in particular, have immense benefits for everyone, but they are particularly important for pregnant women for the baby’s development, and also for the wellbeing of the mother. There are DHA supplements specifically targeted for prenatal use, but looking beyond the marketing, what should we look for in a prenatal DHA supplement? We answer that question, then go on to compare three leading brands: Nordic Naturals, Oceans Mom, and DEVA.
Omega 3 fatty acids and DHA in particular are known to have many benefits, but it’s especially important during pregnancy. Next to folic acid, DHA is a highly recommended prenatal vitamin. Nordic Naturals Prenatal DHA packs a great amount of DHA for prenatal needs, but it’s benefits go beyond that.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a backpacker or a business traveller, if you cross multiple timezones, jetlag is going to hit you. There are things you can do to try and minimise the effects of jetlag, such as getting enough sleep and exercise before your trip, and altering your sleep schedule ahead of time, but this is easier said than done – especially when most of us are extra busy before a trip! Fortunately, there is a widely available supplement that you can take to help overcome the effects of jetlag: melatonin. In this article we answer questions like what melatonin is, and how to use it to tackle jet lag.