Getting a healthy dose of B Vitamins can really give your body an extra jumpstart into summer.
Have you been hibernating during the colder months?
Spring is already here and summer is just around the corner but there are plenty of people who are still feeling winter weary.
Don’t despair, many of us just need a B Vitamin top-up to boost energy levels, lift our mood, and fight that winter fatigue.
Your brain uses Vitamin B1 (thiamin) to turn sugar into fuel.
Without it, the brain will rapidly run out of energy.
So keep your thiamin levels up for a clear headed, composed and energetic start to Summer.
The Superhero of Vitamins
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) is vital to your body’s energy supply.
Vitamin B2 helps metabolise fats and proteins, and helps convert carbs into something called adenosine triphosphate (ATP is easier!) which produces more energy for the body.
B2 doesn’t just stop there.
It helps your body absorb other B vitamins and iron, as well as supporting the growth of fresh red blood cells.
But there’s more!
This hero vitamin helps relieve tiredness by reducing oxidative stress (what happens when there’s an imbalance between free radicals and antioxidants in your body).
Lift the Fog
If Winter – or a late night – leaves you with brain fog, you need B3 (niacin) for energy and to function properly.
Like its B relatives, niacin helps the body break down fats, carbs and proteins.
It also plays a role in brain health and memory retention.
Get your Zzzs
Vitamin B6 helps maintain a healthy body and develop a healthy brain.
Even better, it produces chemicals that influence the body’s sleep cycles.
Healthy sleep cycles can make a huge difference to your daily mood and energy levels.
Important when you’re trying to leave hibernation behind!
To grab all these B goodies together, look for a nutri-tonic, like SHŌJŌ, that adds them to other functional ingredients for a powerful wellbeing boost.
14 December 2022
Silly season is back, along with the usual tips on How to Party Healthy; have a glass of water between alcoholic drinks, eat a healthy snack before you go out, keep physically active. Do you feel like you’ve heard it all before?Read more >
1 December 2022
If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, imagine what more red and blue fruit and veg could do for your health.
It is becoming apparent that some of the greatest health benefits are from anthocyanins, the red and blue colour in a variety of fruit and veg.
18 October 2022
Do you love to run but get frustrated when your body can’t ‘back it up’ the next day? Do you complain in gym class that you still haven’t recovered from the last one?
Chances are you’re not giving yourself enough rest and recovery – and that includes sleep.Read more >
Make downtime disappear with ingredients like Manuka Honey and Vitamin C on your side.Read more >
Revolutionise your muscle recovery with the help of natural melatonin and calming magnesium.Read more >
Play hard and work harder with Red Ginseng's energy and brain-boosting benefits.Read more >
So busy you’re not sure what’s next? Dip into SHŌJŌ Tonics mix pack to suit any need.Read more >