It’s always great to understand what we are putting into our bodies so that we can better understand what makes us feel our best and thrive… At FS one of our most commonly-asked questions is how exactly our blends are designed specifically to support the female body. Registered nutritionist, Harriet Well, is breaking down how our added 16 powerful ingredients cater to women’s unique nutritional needs. From plant-based proteins, maca, ginseng & guarana, to L-carnitine, B Vitamins, magnesium, iron, flaxseeds and calcium, our ingredients work together to support hormonal balance, enhance energy levels, and promote overall well-being. Ready to level up your wellness and become the best version of yourself? Read the breakdown…
Pea Protein Isolate: this is a popular plant-based protein source and is highly digestible. Pea protein is particularly beneficial for women who follow a vegetarian or vegan diet or have dairy or soy allergies or sensitivities. It provides a quality source of protein intake to enhance satiety, and support the normal functioning of hormones & to support blood sugar levels.
White Hemp Protein: is also a high-quality plant-based protein source and is rich in essential amino acids, including all nine essential amino acids that the body cannot produce on its own. Protein that has a rich amino acid profile is more effective in supporting energy levels & hormone function.
Peruvian Maca: is known for its hormonal-balancing properties, offering support for women experiencing menstrual discomfort or seeking to improve fertility.
Siberian Ginseng and Guarana: provides sustainable energy support without the jittery side effects often associated with caffeine. This can be beneficial for women managing busy schedules and needing that extra energy to stay focused and productive.
Vitamins B1, B3, B6 and B12: Vitamin B1 supports energy metabolism and nerve function, while vitamin B3 aids in converting food into energy and promotes skin health. Vitamin B6 plays a role in hormone regulation, neurotransmitter synthesis and immune function, contributing to mood regulation and immune health. Vitamin B12 is essential for red blood cell production, DNA synthesis, and brain function. B12 is an essential nutrient needed if following a plant-based diet.
Iron: is an essential mineral for women, given the increased risk of iron deficiency due to menstrual blood loss. By maintaining their energy levels, preventing anaemia, and promoting cognitive function.
Calcium: plays a vital role in supporting strong bones and teeth. It is especially important for women, as they have increased calcium requirements during pregnancy and menopause. By including calcium in the blend, it helps maintain bone density, reducing the risk of osteoporosis and promoting long-term skeletal health.
Magnesium: is particularly beneficial for women experiencing PMS symptoms. It can help alleviate bloating, irritability, and mood swings, allowing women to navigate their menstrual cycles with greater ease. Additionally, magnesium can promote better sleep quality and overall health.
Flaxseeds: are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, fibre, and lignans. Omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties and support heart and cognitive health. The fibre content promotes digestive health and weight management. And lignans can help regulate oestrogen levels.
L-Carnitine: assists in fat metabolism. For women looking to maintain a healthy weight and enhance their physical abilities, L-Carnitine can be a valuable addition to their routine.
Stevoil Glycosides: is the sweetener in FS Protein Blend which is a natural sweetener made from Stevia leaves. It is a good natural sweetener as it has a high sweetness intensity meaning you can use less and it doesn’t have an impact on blood sugar levels.
The beauty of FS Protein Blend is that it is designed specifically for the female body and incorporates a powerful combination of ingredients. The inclusion of maca, ginseng & guarana, L-carnitine, magnesium, iron, and calcium provides numerous benefits such as hormonal balance, enhanced energy levels, and overall well-being. Additionally, the addition of flaxseeds further supports heart health, digestive health and hormone regulation and B vitamins contribute to optimal energy metabolism, nerve function, and immune support. Each and every one of us has a unique and personal combination of nutritional needs, and although no one product or food blend can replace the importance of a healthy balanced diet and lifestyle, including the likes of FS Protein Blend can be a great and beneficial addition. Life gets busy and FS Protein Blend makes it easy and convenient to embrace the power of good quality nutrition and take care of your body to thrive in every aspect of life.
Written by Harriet Lidgard
Nutritionist (BSc) & Health Coach