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Natural Vitality Natural Calm® Plus Calcium Raspberry Lemon -- 8 oz


Natural Vitality Natural Calm® Plus Calcium Raspberry Lemon
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Natural Vitality Natural Calm® Plus Calcium Raspberry Lemon -- 8 oz

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Natural Vitality Natural Calm® Plus Calcium Raspberry Lemon Description

  • The Anti-Stress Drink Mix
  • A Magnesium Supplement
  • Plus Calcium
  • Non GMO Project Verified
  • Raspberry-Lemon Flavor with Other Natural Flavors
  • Vegetarian • Gluten Free

Experience Calm Plus Calcium: You may notice muscles relaxing and an overarching sense of calmfulness.

 

Multi-award-winning Natural Vitality Calm®, developed by Peter Gillham, is the best-selling magnesium supplement in the natural products market (January 2020 Volume sales data for Natural Products market as defined by SPINS)

 

Why Natural Vitality Calm® Plus Calcium?

We all encounter stress daily whether we realize it or not, and our bodies can respond by depleting our magnesium levels. Natural Vitality Calm® Plus Calcium supports healthy magnesium levels while being a good source of calcium.

 

We invite you to help replenish your body's magnesium levels and enjoy the wave of calmfulness.


Directions

Recommended Use for Adults: We suggest starting out with one teaspoon of Natural Vitality Calm® powder, ad gradually increasing to one-and-a-half teaspoons twice daily.

 

Directions: Start by placing you desired amount of powder into a cup or mug, add 2-3 ounces of warm water, and let your drink fizz. Stir the drink until the powder is completely dissolved, then fill the remainder of the cup with warm or cold water.

Free Of
Gluten, GMOs, sugar, artificial color and flavor.

*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.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 3 Teaspoons (7.5 g)
Servings per Container: About 30
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)265 mg294%
Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol)3 mcg15%
Calcium (as calcium gluconate)210 mg16%
Magnesium (as magnesium carbonate)320 mg76%
Potassium (as potassium citrate)105 mg2%
Boron (as boron citrate)265 mg*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Citric acid, organic natural lemon flavor, organic natural raspberry flavor with other natural flavors, organic stevia (leaf) extract.
Warnings

Consult your doctor before giving to children under four, if you are pregnant or lactating, if you have kidney problems or an obstructed bowel, or if you are currently on medication.

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What is seasonal affective disorder?

Mood shifts frequently happen when seasons begin or end. Sometimes, we may just feeling “down” or “blue,” according to the National Institute of Mental Health. But if these mood shifts are serious and affect someone’s thoughts, feelings and daily activities, that person could be experiencing SAD. Most of the time, SAD begins in the late fall or early winter, with symptoms lasting four to five months, and goes away in the spring and summer, the institute says. Less common are cases of springtime or summertime SAD. About 5 percent of American adults experience extreme bouts of SAD.

What causes summer depression?

Several things can help trigger summer depression. According to the University of Michigan, they include: Schedule changes. Some people might take on more work while colleagues are on summer vacation, leading to added stress. Others, like teachers, might hold seasonal jobs that die down in the summer. A lack of structure during this time off might affect a person’s mental health. Vacations. Travel disruptions like the ones seen during Americans’ vacations during the summer 2022 can elevate stress and anxiety. So can the mere act of planning or spending money on a trip. Someone’s stress level might even rise when they’re around certain relatives during the summer. Daylight patterns. Longer periods of sunlight during the summer might throw off a person’s sleep schedule. A lack of sleep can be a factor in summer depression. Socializing. At summertime gatherings, great quantities of alcohol might be flowing. Guzzling too many beers or other alcoholic drinks at a summer event can contribute to feelings of depression. Kelly Rohan, a psychology professor at the University of Vermont, told The New York Times in 2021 that heat and humidity might play a role in summer depression. As the newspaper explains, some of the same compounds in the body that help regulate mood, such as norepinephrine, serotonin and dopamine, have been tied to regulation of body temperature. Another possibility: Summertime pollen can spark changes in the body that might help promote depression. “There is also more peer pressure to be happy and outdoors in the summer. And people seem more accommodating and accepting of people who feel depressed in the winter,” Hartford HealthCare notes. For some folks, summertime might come with high hopes that end up being dashed, causing a big letdown. “For some people, it’s very common to wait and wait and wait for summer, but when summer arrives, they realize they had this big fantasy around it,” clinical psychologist Guy Winch told SELF magazine. “They think, ‘When summer comes, I’ll do all these things and have all these experiences!’ and when that doesn’t materialize, they feel worse.”

What are the symptoms of summer depression?

The National Institute of Mental Health says symptoms of summer depression include:
  • Insomnia
  • Poor appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Restlessness
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Outbursts of violent behavior
  Some of these symptoms overlap with cases of SAD that occur in the fall or winter. “Summer SAD is more of an agitated depression,” Dr. Norman Rosenthal, a clinical professor of psychiatry at the Georgetown University School of Medicine, told The New York Times.

How do you cope with summer depression?

Treatments for summer depression include:
  • Undergoing “talk therapy”
  • Taking prescribed antidepressants
  • Staying in air-conditioned places and out of the heat and humidity
  • Enjoying a cool shower or bath

Can you prevent summer depression?

While you might not be able to prevent an initial occurrence of summer depression, you can take steps to minimize its effects. These include:
  • Eating a vitamin- and mineral-rich diet with plenty of nutrients from fruits and vegetables.
  • Relieving anxiety and stress by engaging in regular exercise.
  • Getting a proper amount of sleep (typically seven to nine hours a day for an adult).
  • Sticking to a routine. Waking up at the same time every day and eating meals at scheduled times are among the moves you can make to feel less chaotic and more in control of your life.
  • Not isolating yourself. If you’ve got summer depression, you may simply want to be alone. But to help alleviate SAD, you should try to hang out with relatives and friends, and immerse yourself in summertime activities that bring you joy.
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