Month: January 2013

The Ice Breaker of Pregnancy?

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Ever craved for something crazy like soil, soap or laundry detergent? During pregnancy all the senes of a women becomes more active and aggressive. You can even smell the butter and grease on the stove from the second floor. Or even the smell of fried onions or garlic that trigger the morning sickness. Or even the smell of cut grass in the early morn. Women’s senses become like a walking radar. When I was expecting my second baby girl. I was craving for ice cubes as snacks to be taken with my Anmum pregnancy milk. At first I did not noticed this. But after I turned into my second trimester and throughout my third trimester I constantly craved for ice cubes morning, mid-morning tea, lunch and supper. Owh boy, do I remember taking my cold cuppa chocolate drink mix with Anmum milk and up to six to eight cubes of ice. I remember that I constantly on ice till my mouth was freezing cold and my tongue was numb from the coldness.

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I could not remember a day without ice cubes in my drink. But check-ups and ultrasounds went well and I though it was just one of those crazy pregnancy cravings.

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Did you know that it is common for pregnancy women to chew or crunch on ice cubes. It soothes the mouth on a hot day. But is not good for your teeth though. But did you know that it could be a way of your body to communicate to you? Craving for non-food such as ice cubes, soil, laundry detergent etc can be a sign of iron deficency or lacking of certain nutritions in the body that both mother and baby needs.

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But for working suppa moms and also working at home moms are not taking enough nutrition and essential vitamins and minerals in form of fluids and healthy food intake such as fresh vegetables, fresh fruits and also clean and healthy mineral water (not tap water) with busy schedules, non-stop meetings and playing tag with kids to finish homework, prepare meals and supper, wash and clean up. Phew~ all mommies are suppa moms when it comes to multitasking. Huhu

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How to tell a healthy craving to a crazy one? Signs of iron deficiency include fatigue, shortness of breath, weakness, dizziness, feeling cold,rapid heartbeat or irritability. A blood test will and consultation from the doctor. How can Shaklee help?

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The complete Shaklee set helps to provide complete essential vitamins and minerals and the necessary nutrition throughout the pregnancy trimester.

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Shaklee Vitamin B Complex and folic acid provides the nutrition in terms of Folic acid and also properties in Vitamin B Complex helps to balance mood (making mommies less moody with mood swings) and also helps cope with morning sickness.

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Shaklee Vitamin C Plus

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We all know vitamins Cs are good for our health? But did you know that the orange coloured tab is just additional colouring and the orange flavouring is colourings? This are some of the synthetic properties in synthetic vitamins (non-natural vitamins) this means that the origins and source of the vitamins are from actificial sources and not extraction from the pureness of REAL vitamins. Why? cause extraction of certain nutritions can be expensive and then the process of testing etc. It takes a lot of money and time to obtain the best in vitamins. Since green veggies are now polluted with fertilizers. But Shaklee invests both in time and lots and lots of money to obtain the natural origins and sources to make the best to give the best for you and your loved ones. But Shaklee’s vitamin C not just helps to strengthen your immune system. It is also needed for thr developed and repairing of cells and tissues. And also needed to act as to breakdown radiation in the body. Bet you did not knoe that aiye? Truely amazing with just 1 tablet of Shaklee’s Vit C is equavilent to 7-14 oranges.

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Shaklee Vitalea is complete with all 21 essential vitamins and minerals. And also has iron properties.

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An expecting mother needs a higher dose of calcium intake for strong and healthy bones and teeth. All the mom’s calcium is extracted from the bones for the baby’s development if not enough calcium intake. Shaklee OsteMatrix help to provide the sufficent amount of calcium per day for growing needs of both mother and child.

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And last and not least, Shaklee OmegaGuard for the development of brain cells and also helps to improve mother’s memory. I remembered when I was expecting I felt like I was losing half of my brain cells and felt very forgetful at times. Contains DHA and healthy fish oils and omega 3 fatty acids.

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Rest assure that your are giving the best for you and baby. Shaklee gives the best in quality and quantity. Shaklee does not contain any artificial sweetners, colourings or flavourings. And does not contain any preservatives.

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Did you know that we offer confinment packages for post-partum treatment and care. And also breastfeeding set to help increase and improve the quality and quantity of milk production. For FREE consultation please WhatsApp for prompt response *This product is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure any dieases.