Women's health

08 March 2018

Women + Wellbeing: Interview with Holly Wawn

Holly Wawn

Travelling the globe competing in surfing competitions may be glamourous, but for pro surfer Holly Wawn, it’s also an exercise in determination and passion to achieve the top spot.

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02 March 2018

Women + Wellbeing: Interview with Petrea King

Petrea King

With a personal philosophy that crisis can be an opportunity for positive change, Petrea King is a woman that walks the talk, and helps thousands of women become their best selves.

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27 February 2018

Women + Wellbeing: Interview with Sam Bloom

Sam Bloom

After a two storey fall almost took her life and claimed her ability to walk, Sam Bloom tells us how physical activity and a magpie chick helped her regain her sense of self.

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Everyday health

Women's Vitality Multi

$37.95

This product is Out of stock.

This product is available for pre-order.

Blackmores Women's Vitality Multi is a comprehensive formula, specifically formulated to aid women’s busy lifestyles. It helps support daily nutritional needs for energy production, a healthy stress response, and helps maintain a healthy balanced mood.

Dunaliella salina (betacarotene 1.5 mg):extract equivalent to fresh cell 37.5 mg

Thiamine nitrate(vitamin B1):25 mg

Thiamine (vitamin B1) is a water-soluble nutrient required for converting carbohydrates into energy. Food sources include whole grains, beans, nuts, sunflower seeds, pork and beef.

Riboflavin(vitamin b2):12 mg

Riboflavin (vitamijn B2) is a water-soluble vitamin involved in ATP production and the metabolism of many of the other B group vitamins. Food sources include almonds, mushrooms and wild rice. Vitamin B2 supplements may change urine colour to bright yellow.This is harmless and temporary.

Nicotinamide :50 mg

Also called niacin; nicotinamide (vitamin B3) is a water-soluble nutrient involved in energy production and carbohydrate metabolism. Legumes, peanuts, wheat bran, and fish are all sources of vitamin B3.

Calcium pantothenate(pantothenic acid, vitamin B5 30 mg):27.5 mg

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) is involved in the metaboloism of fats and carbohydrates for energy production. Vitamin B5 is found in sunflower seeds, peas, beans (except green beans), poultry and whole grains.

Pyridoxine hydrochloride(vitamin B6):25 mg

Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6) is a water-soluble nutrient involved in the production of proteins, neurotransmitters and haemoblobin. Whole grains, legumes, bananas, seeds, nuts and potatoes are good sources of vitamin B6.

Cyanocobalamin(vitamin B12):50 microgram

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) is an essential water-soluble nutrient needed for protein and DNA synthesis, folate metabolism, and red blood cell production. Food sources of vitamin B12 include egg yolk, fish, beef, milk and cheese.

Ascorbic acid(vitamin C):100 mg

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a water-soluble antioxidant nutrient involved in many biological processes in the body. Vitamin C is found in a number of fruits and vegetables, great sources are capsicums, blackcurrants, oranges and strawberries.

Colecalciferol(vitamin D3 200 IU):5 microgram

Cholecalciferol (vitamin D) is a fat-soluble nutrient that is manufactured in the skin through the action of sunlight. Vitamin D regulates calcium and phosphate metabolism which is important in the maintenance of bone health. 

d-alpha tocopheryl acid succinate(natural vitamin E 25 IU):20.7 mg

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient that exists in 8 different isomers (forms) of vitamin E alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocopherol; and alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocotrienol. It's main action is as an antioxidant which is responsible for many of it's functions in the body. Vitamin E is found in cold-pressed vegetable oils, nuts and seeds.

Biotin(vitamin H):50 microgram

Biotin is a water-soluble nutrient belonging to the B group vitamins. Food sources of biotin include cheese, cauliflower and eggs.

Calcium hydrogen phosphate- anhydrous(calcium 50 mg):170 mg

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and is primarily stored in the bones. Calcium containing foods include dairy products, fortified soy products, broccoli, bok choy, fish with bones- such as salmon and sardines.

Folic acid:300 microgram

A water-soluble B group vitamin, folate is involved in the synthesis of DNA and RNA and the activation of vitamin B12 into it's active form. Folic acid is found in fresh green leafy vegetables, broccoli, mushrooms, legumes, nuts and fortified cereals.

Inositol:25 mg

Inositol is a 'vitamin-like' substance related to the B group vitamins. It is a component of cell membranes and plays a role in transporting fats from the liver.

Magnesium oxide-heavy(magnesium 67.5 mg):121.7 mg

Magnesium is an essential nutrient that plays a role in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body and plays a role in a large number of biological processes. Magnesium containing foods include green leafy vegetables, nuts, cocoa and whole grains.

Ferrous fumarate(iron 5 mg):16 mg

Iron is an essential mineral and an important component of proteins, such as haemoglobin, involved in oxygen transport and metabolism. Iron containing foods include lean red meat, poultry, fish, oysters, dried fruit, legumes, beetroot, whole grains and tofu.

Zinc amino acid chelate(zinc 10 mg):50 mg

Zinc is an essential trace element that plays a role in every living cell in the body. There are also around 300 enzymes that need zinc for healthy function. Zinc containing foods include meat, eggs, seafood- especially oysters, whole grains and seeds.

Manganese amino acid chelate(manganese 2 mg):20 mg

Manganese is an essential trace mineral that is a co-factor in many of the body's enzymes, including superoxide dismutase. Manganese can be found in hazelnuts, blackberries, pineapple, lentils, beans and whole grains.

Potassium iodide(iodine 150 microgram):196 microgram

Iodine is an essential trace element and is an integral part of the thyroid hormone, thyroxine, required for normal growth and metabolism. Foods containing iodine include seawater fish, shellfish, seaweeds and iodised salt.

Cupric sulfate pentahydrate(copper 600 microgram):2.4 mg

Copper is a mineral involved in a number of functions in the body including haemoglobin production and the utilisation of glucose and iron. Food sources of copper include oysters, other shellfish and legumes.

Chromic chloride(chromium 100 microgram):513 microgram

Chromium is an essential trace mineral needed for carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism. Chromium is found in brewer's yeast, wholegrain breads and cereals, cheese, eggs, bananas, spinach and mushrooms.

Selenomethionine(selenium 26 microgram):64.6 microgram

Selenium is a trace element that acts a cofactor of antioxidant enzymes. Selenium makes it's way into the food chain through incorporation into plants from soil, leading to a variation in the amount of selenium in human adults around the world depending on the selenium content of the soils and crops in different locations. Selenium food sources include brewer's yeast, wheat germ, fish, seafood, Brazil nuts and garlic.

Silybum marianum(milk thistle):extract equivalent to dry fruit 4 g (4000 mg)

Eleutherococcus senticosus(Siberian ginseng):extract equiv. to dry root 2 g (2000 mg)

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 tablet a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed.

Not suitable for children under 15 years.

  • Always read the label
  • Follow the directions for use
  • Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake in inadequate
  • This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 microgram for adults of selenium from dietary supplements should not be exceeded
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding consult your health professional before use
Women's health

Vitex Agnus-Castus

$19.99

This product is Out of stock.

This product is available for pre-order.

Blackmores Vitex Agnus-Castus is a traditional Western Herbal medicine relive premenstrual symptoms and to help maintain healthy hormonal balance.

Vitex agnus-castus(chaste):extract dry concentrate equivalent to dry fruit 660 mg

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 tablet 3 times a day before meals, or as professionally prescribed.

Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed.
  • Always read the label
  • Follow the directions for use
  • If symptoms persist talk to your health professional
  • Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate
  • Oral contraceptive pill: Use product with caution, may interfere with how well the contraceptive works. Talk to your Health professional prior to use
28 April 2010

Fluid retention

Everyday health

Oedema is the swelling that occurs when fluid accumulates in the tissues. It may be localised to a certain body part, or be generalised and affect the whole body.

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28 April 2010

Menopause

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The cessation of menstruation (menopause) usually occurs between a woman’s mid-forties and mid-fifties, and although a natural process, can be a difficult and emotional time for some women. Perimenopause usually lasts about 4 years. It starts when physical and emotional symptoms associated with menopause begin and ends 12 months after the last period.

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