This time of year is the worst for health, I find. We’ve already have both children off school or nursery as they are poorly. The season change brings viruses and bugs and it seems that the kids are always he first to get them. And you can pretty much guarantee that if one person has something in the house, then we’ll see some side effects of it.
I am generally pretty good at taking vitamins each day to make sure that I am getting the right things that I need. But I am not always as good at remembering with the kids or with my husband, I must admit. I have been trying out some supplements from Healthspan recently and thought I would share how we’ve been getting on. You can even win some for yourself at the bottom of the page!
One of the supplements that I have been trying out is the YoGo. Which is a pack full of punches and a glass bottle. Then you fill the glass with milk (I used almond milk and it was totally fine), to make yourself your own mixed fruits-flavoured yogurt-style drink, with added vitamins and minerals. it was really tasty and a great addition each morning.
I was so impressed that it has all of the vitamins and minerals that you need to help to keep you well and fill you with energy. I certainly felt the benefit of it and looked forward to having it with my breakfast each morning.
I was impressed with the flavour too – it tasted really good. I also like that you can take it on the go. So if you are commuting, for example, you can take the bottle filled with your milk, and then add in the powder pouch when you’re ready to drink. A definite plus from me.
If you like milkshakes, then I think you will enjoy the YoGo range. There are different flavours available, but it is good to know that you get to enjoy a nice yogurt-style drink for breakfast, and no you’ve had the vitamins and minerals that you need.
We were also sent some gummy multivitamins for the children to try out. Must admit I did have some myself! But there is more about them in this video here:
Like the video, I like the peace of mind that giving my children a multivitamin gives. You know, regardless of what they may or may not eat at school, that they are getting a lot of the vitamins and minerals that they need. The teddy shape and bright colours made it attractive to my children and they would even ask to have them each morning. Got to be a good thing, right? We need to stock back up – they have been very popular in our house!
If you would like to win 5 packs of the multivitamins and 5 packs of the YoGo, then you can enter win via the Rafflecopter form below.
Good luck! You have until the end of the month to enter!
Have you ever heard of healthspan before? Do you currently take supplements? Would love to hear what you think.
*thanks to healthspan for sending over the samples. All opinions are my own.
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I always take a high dose of Vitamin D3 throughout the winter.
I like to go swimming in the winter months
Yoga or Pilates
making sure i still get plenty of excersise!
Plenty of home made Onion soup with ginger, garlic carrots pasta chicken stock and of course onions
A lot of walking and eat well. No caffeine also.
Lots of walking and swimming and trying to make the most of the precious daylight hours
Getting plenty of excercise and a daily multivitamin. Drinking lemon water too!
i always take multivitamins,with a hot honey drink.
brisk walks. also a good multivitamin.
Eating lots of fruit and veg and drinking green tea and dog walks in the fields x
homemade soup, full of goodness and my Vitamin D3 tablet every day
My favourite way to stay healthy is to eat lots of refreshing and crunchy fruit and veg! Can’t get enough!
I love to make delicious soups and stews, perfect for keeping warm and getting nutrition! I also take Echinacea and garlic tablets, they really help stave away common colds!
healthy vegan and gluten free diet, and plenty of excercise
I like to go for regular walks in the fresh air
Make sure to wrap up warm when going out, and eat plenty of fresh fruit and veg.
Lots of herbs, but D and probiotics.
Lots of nutritious plant-based slow=cooked meals, veggie stews, curries and chilies. A good multi-vitamin to ensure optimum levels of vitamins and minerals.
I take multivitamins & keep warm. x
Keep active outside – fresh air really helps.
I stay healthy in winter by taking vitamins.
I take a vitamin C and D supplement in winter xx
I try to keep a positive frame of mind and get into the Christmas spirit but my health is a priority so I keep to a routine and get plenty of early nights – and eat lots of fruit, veg and salads. I need good quality multi-vitamins/minerals to ensure I’m ‘sparkling’ so this prize would be very welcome!
with a healthy diet.
go the gym
drink hot water with lemon and ginger in, take vitamin D and magnesium
I try to eat healthy and take vitamins
I take multivitamins and eat more stews
vitimins and water and moisture x
I take vitamins, go for long walks and have my home made soups for lunch x
I try and take a walk every day in the fresh air
Fresh air everyday and a positive outlook
Lots of veggies and healthy soups, a few gym classes a week and a long dog walk in the fresh air every day
Lots of walking and plenty of home cooked meals and soups with fresh vegetables
Plenty of home made veg soups and fresh air
I attend aerobics twice a week to help keep me mobile
My younger one just caught a nasty cold over the weekend, and I had been wondering what to give him. We just use Multivit for them regularly through the year. YoGo looks like I should give it a go!
I like to do yoga at home
Snacking on dried fruit rather than chocolate
Try to eat healthily and take a vitamin supplement through the winter.
Wrapping up warm in cold weather and eating home made soup,
Keep warm both at home and outside too!
Wrapping up warm and taking my dog for a long walk along the beach 🙂
lots of juice and fruit
For me it has to be taking vitamins daily and doing exercises at home too.
I like to go swimming
Keep hydrated as the central heating can dry out your skin!
Lots of swimming in indoor heated pools!
Fruit and orange juice
Lots of brisk walks
I make sure to wash my hands often so that I can try and avoid people’s colds and flu.
I drink lots of water and do lots of walking for my fitbit challenges
I take vitamins
Vitamins, lip balm and the gym!!
I try to get out in the fresh air everyday, I also play badminton twice a week
lots of fruit teas!
My favourite way to stay healthy is by eating lots of veg (cos I love it 🙂 ) and taking zinc and vitamin c
Lots of Walks and Vitamins 🙂
I wrap up warm and take my dogs out, come rain or shine.
I enjoy going to the gym in the winter
Eat lots of fruits, drink warm water and keep warm
I keep up with my gym routine which keeps my immunity strong.
I love a run when its a bit chilly – it keeps you cool once you’ve got going!
exercise a few times a week including plenty of outside walks and drink lots of water – people think you need it t be hot t be dehydrated but lots of people get dehydrated in the winter as they reduce their fluid intake
I take Echinacea capsules and swear by them!
I make healthy stews in my slow cooker whilst im at work so i can eat as soon as I come home. It stops me picking at unhealthy snacks whilst i’m cooking tea as its already made and ready to serve 🙂
I take vitamin d tablets and magnesium as my muscles seem to ache when its cold. Also I steam my face every day to keep my skin moist 🙂
i drink plenty of green tea and take vit D tablets
I eat my weight in satsumas!
Eating clean and hitting the gym
Take vitamins such as D3 and bit C
Eating lots of oranges 🙂
Eating lots of fruit and veg, keeping active!
i take vitamins throughout the year and rarely get ill, the gym and a nice morning run seems to keep me fit and well
Eating soup when hungry, otherwise it’s so easy to pick at not too healthy options.
Do lots of walks and don’t over eat,
I take multivitamins every day and drink hot juice.
green tea and vitamins
multivitamins and i like to take a good stroll
I take apple cider vinegar every morning 😀
Lots of dog walking with his cute Christmas pudding jumper on xx
I like to make lots of healthy veg stews and soups . Proper winter warmer with lots of herbs and spices to keep the immune system strong
I take magnesium every day and zinc in the winter months
i keep fit and eat healthy
Long walks wrapped up warm with the dogs xx
Lots of walking x
I like to wrap up warm and go on long dog walks. We live near the Lake District so there are plenty of great walks / hikes and trails to keep us occupied.
I try to eat healthy xx
Eat plenty oranges to keep colds away
I take vitamin D and add a little oil in my bath as my skin really dries out.
Wrap up warm and get out in the fresh air. Especially on sunny days.
Lots of walking with new baby in pram and taking lots of vitamin c
Excercising and eating healthily xxxx
Sleep, exercise and healthy diet