The end of the year is an important time to reflect on the past 12 months and look ahead to a healthy and successful 2020. This is a perfect opportunity to reboot our system, rest our digestion and revitalise the body for the year ahead. Once the celebrations are all done try this New Year kick start plan.
1. Reduce your liver loaders
Limit alcohol, coffee & refined sugar intake
Reduce trans fats
Reduce gluten, added sugars and dairy foods for a few weeks
Reduce environmental toxins and chemical load (including detergents, moisturisers, pollutants etc)
2. Aid your digestion
Add some apple cider vinegar & water or lemon water before meals
Natural probiotic fermented foods – sauerkraut, kimchi, kefir, kombucha
A Probiotic supplement can help balance the digestive system
Include some herbs/spices - ginger, cinnamon, mint, cucumber, lemon & lime
3. Chew your food slowly
Put your fork down between bites
20-30 chews per mouthful
No tv, iPad, phone or distractions
4. Drink plenty of water
Aim to drink 2-3 litres water per day
Drink between meals (20 minutes each side)
Choose filtered tap water or mineral water
Avoid soda’s, fruit juices and limit coffee
5. Antioxidants – Eat a rainbow!
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