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A Healthier You, One Step at a Time
July 11, 2013 - By Lisa Fallon Mindel. HHP, AADP
Want to improve your health but overwhelmed by the choices? Do I do a cleanse? Diet? Juice fast? No carbs? Go Paleo? Vegan for a week?
With all the options out there, no wonder many are confused, stressed, overweight, depressed and unhealthy. Dont despair. There are a few simple steps that you can add to your life that will help you improve your health, body, mind and soul.
Add some fresh juices daily. They say it takes 15 minutes for nutrients to absorb into your bloodstream. Now thats the ultimate fast food!
Eat your greens and cleanse your body naturally with high-quality green chlorophyll-rich plant foods.
Get your digestion working and replenish the good bacteria in your intestinal track with cultured foods suchas yogurt, kim chi and other fermented foods.
Take a probiotic. 70% of your immune system comes from your gut. Treat it right.
Healthy fats are important, so get rid of the cheap low-grade fats like corn, soybean and canola oils, and add avocado, chia seeds, wild salmon, nuts and seeds to your diet.
Decrease your stress hormone with sleep, exercise and laughter. This metabolizes excess cortisol and epinephrine. So take that walk, watch that funny movie and sleep deeply.
Avoid the fake stuff. If your food is heavily processed and the label says, fat free, sugar free, contains Aspartame, MSG or high fructose corn syrup, run the other way!
Love and accept yourself for who you are. Health is not only a bodily experience but an experience of the heart and mind. A healthy heart is a happy heart.
Talk to your subconscious with visualization by imagining and telling your brain you would like to look, feel, p e r f o r m , accomplish and so much more. Let your brain help you transform your life.
Incorporate these tips as part of your daily routine one step at a time and make each new step one that brings you closer to a happy and healthier you.
Lisa Fallon Mindel HHP, AADP is a qualified holistic health and nutrition Coach, as well as a model and triathlete. She counsels people on how to effectively reach their health, nutrition and wellness goals. With her personalized step-by-step program and support, reaching goals is enjoyable and,lifelong. For more informaion, go to Wholebodybeautiful.com.