Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 13, 2017 3:50 pm
Detox is for January.Â We will reach those cold, post-Christmas days soon enough.Â Our glittery Christmas dress hung away, its sparkle dimmed at the back of the closet and the freezer filled with little vacuum packs of turkey.
But for now, the buzzword is Pretox.
Prepare Your Body
From now until the start of the Christmas frenzy is the perfect time to prepare your body for the onslaught of less sleep, more socializing, rich food and higher levels of alcohol than you perhaps usually consume.
In order to feel strong and healthy over the holidays, so that youâ€™re always up for more festive fun, follow our five-point Pretox checklist!
Itâ€™s entrenched in our learning from a young age – work hard. Â If you want to succeed, put the hours in. Slog away. Â
But we need to rethink that a little. Â Your brain isnâ€™t a machine. Â Itâ€™s a brilliant, complex, organic organ. Rather than flog it like a mule, to get the best out of your brain, you need to treat like a thoroughbred racehorse. Â
Weâ€™ve “brainstormed” five ways to improve your brainâ€™s performance by just making a few tweaks to your lifestyle.
Work smarter, not harder. Â Research shows that the brain responds most favorably to working intensively for 60 minutes followed by 10 minutes resting time. Â Itâ€™s known as
Posted by: Rhona Reid On September 26, 2017 7:01 pm
Jessica DeLuise is big on achievement. Â Physician assistant. Â Author. Â TV host. Â Businesswoman. Â Food expert. Â All of these areas of expertise work symbiotically for a holistic approach to living and eating well.Â Â
Learn From the Best!
If you have even the slightest interest in how what we choose to eat and drink impacts on our health, then Jessicaâ€™s YouTube channel is essential watching! Â What is “Greens Powder?”Â How should I use it? Â Is one type of salt a healthier choice than the next? Â Jessica covers so much in her tutorials, and you come away from watching with a whole new resolution to treat your body better!
We all need to drink around 2 liters of water every day to stay properly hydrated.Â That still applies to anyone with a sedentary lifestyle or sitting at a desk job.Â But sometimes, our bodies need more.
A Thirst for Fitness!Â
If you play sports, take an exercise class, go hiking or enjoy any of the fantastic fitness opportunities available to most of us — you need to increase the amount of water you drink.
To be fair, thatâ€™s common knowledge.Â After all, our bodies tell us that weâ€™re thirsty, so we sip some water.Â But why?Â What happens inside our body that means we should drink …
Donâ€™t even think about hitting the beach or lakeside this summer without making sure you have the essentials.Â In sun-soaked Australia, a popular health campaign recommended that people should “Slip, Slop, Slap.”Â In other words: “Slip on a shirt, slop on the sunscreen and slap on a hat.”Â
Sun Safety and Water Ionizers
That original advice has now been extended to “Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek, Slide.” Â The last two additions prompt us to seek out shade and slide on some sunglasses as well, to make sure we stay safe in the sun.Â Itâ€™s great advice!Â While the sun can equal lots of fun …
Special thanks to guest bloggerÂ Lori Shemek, Ph.D.Â
When we think of anti-aging, most people conjure up a plethora of creams, potions or outright notions. However, aging more youthfully or what I refer to as â€śYouthingâ€ť begins not merely on the outside of the body, but the inside of the body.
When you think about how the body responds to healthy, nutrient-dense foods, water and other healthful choices, you canâ€™t deny the obvious fact, that keeping our cellular machinery intact is key not just to healthâ€¦but to ultimately aging younger.
Increasing oneâ€™s health span and longevity that leads to a more youthful looking you, begins with your diet â€“ what you feed your cells along with implementing other lifestyle …