Your Healthiest Self
Welcome to Week 7!
In week 7, we cover:
- Cardiovascular training
- Polycystic ovarian syndrome
- Nutrient deficiencies that can cause anxiety
Make sure to get this week’s homework at the end of the page!
We will discuss the homework and any questions you have at next week’s live Q and A.
In this video, Registered Kinesiologist Victoria discusses the importance of cardiovascular training and how to implement it into your exercise routine.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Dr. Liz talks about PCOS and all the ways it can impact your health.
Nutritient Deficiencies in Anxiety
There are many nuritent deficiencies that can contribute to anxiety. Here are a few of them, with food sources that contain these nutrients.
Iron: beef, shellfish, beans and legumes, tofu, dark leafy vegetables, and fortified foods (such as breakfast cereals).
Zinc: oysters, red meat, poultry, beans, chickpeas, and nuts.
Selenium: pork, beef, turkey, chicken, fish, eggs, and nuts.
Protein: meat, eggs, bean and legumes, tofu, protein powders, broccoli, and steel cut oats.
Omega 3 fatty acids: fatty fish (salmon, mackerel, anchovies, sardines, herring), specific algae, fortified foods, and supplements.
Magnesium: spinach, legumes, nuts, seeds, and whole grains.
Vitamin D: fatty fish, eggs, and fortified foods.
Vitamin B: whole grains, meat, eggs, legumes, seeds, nuts, dark, leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, avocados, bananas, fortified foods, and supplements.
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