For many women in their 20s, life is one long sleepless night of partying, questionable food choices, and cocktails, all wrapped up in cigarette smoke. No judgment—we only live once. But, truth is, we can’t live as twenty-year-olds forever. What many people don’t realize is how our choices may impact us later on, which is why it’s important to take care of ourselves now.
While nothing compares to eating healthy and exercising, supplements provide people with an extra oomph. And if, like us, you’re not ready to leave the party, the proper supplements can help ease any lasting repercussions that might be looming over the horizon. Here are 5 supplements 20-somethings should take.
In the world of supplements, fish oil is an MVP—and it’s easy to see why. They’re chock-full of omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential to cognitive function.
- Counters inflammation
- Lowers blood pressure
Supports heart and brain health
WE RECOMMEND: Herbs of the Earth Omega 3 Fish Oil + Vitamin E, P1,000
Known as the “sunshine vitamin,” vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins for our overall health. But, unfortunately, many people who spend most of their waking hours indoors are often deficient in the vitamin.
- Keeps bones healthy
- Strengthens immune system
Provides hormonal support
WE RECOMMEND: Herbs of the Earth Vitamin D3 5,000 IU, P990
A B complex vitamin offers eight of the B vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, and B12—all of which are essential to making the body run like a well-oiled machine.
- Boosts metabolism
- Enhances mental performance
Helps manage stress levels
WE RECOMMEND: Herbs of the Earth B Complex+, P990
Magnesium is a major mineral. In fact, it’s the fourth most abundant mineral in the body. Unfortunately, most people lack magnesium in their diets, which results in some pretty serious problems.
- Promotes sleep
- Relaxes the muscles
Manages insulin levels
WE RECOMMEND: Herbs of the Earth Pure Magnesium, P1,099
Milk thistle is more an herb than it is a vitamin or mineral. This, however, doesn’t make it any less important. It’s been used for hundreds of years as a natural remedy for a variety of ailments.
- Detoxifies the body
- Promotes cell growth
- Supports glutathione production
WE RECOMMEND: Roarganics Ground Milk Thistle (250g), now on sale at P720
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