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Simple Foundational Supplement Strategies for Mood

nutrition supplements Jun 19, 2023

A daily supplement routine can be really simple (contrary to all the complex supplement marketing out there). Just a few key foundational supplements can provide nutrients you may be missing, give your brain and mood a boost, and also support your energy and daily activities. 

Here are three strategies to focus on:

1. Balance Is Key

Your mind and body rely on key factors to maintain health and balance. Look for a high-potency, broad spectrum multivitamin and activated b-vitamins to support production of the chemicals of emotion and to balance your entire system. We like NeuroMood Pure Pack.

2. Support Your Foundation

Tune up your brain with these key nutrients:

  • Omega-3 fatty acids (included in the NeuroMood Pure Pack)*
  • Magnesium (included in the NeuroMood Pure Pack, but some folks find a bit extra to be supportive of mood and sleep)*
  • Vitamin D3 (for many folks, this can be added just October through April)*

3. Favor Antioxidant-Rich Foods

Antioxidants are essential for the proper function of mitochondria. You can think of mitochondria as the power generators for your brain cells. That means as you fuel up with antioxidants, you keep your brain running strong. Colorful fruits and veggies will give you the best fuel. Supplements can be a useful boost here, and the NeuroMood Pure Pack offers quality antioxidants as well.

 

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*Note: Some of the supplements discussed in this article can cause side effects, but many people tolerate them much better than prescription medications. They are generally considered safe, however, they should not be started without your doctor’s knowledge and supervision. If you are taking medication already, be sure to talk with your doctor before adding any of these items. If you are considering going off medication, remember never to stop your medication suddenly—always consult with your doctor about how to safely taper off any psychiatric medication. See terms.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


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This content is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical advice and is not a replacement for advice and treatment from a medical professional. Consult your doctor or other qualified health professional before beginning any diet change, supplement, or lifestyle program. See our terms for more information.

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