Many of us make grand New Year’s resolutions that involve making drastic lifestyle changes and they always seem to end the same way… in failure about half way through January!
Instead of attempting to make wholesale changes to your life straight away, instead here are seven one minute health tricks that will help you lose weight, boost energy, enhance your beauty and make this year your healthiest one ever!
Drink Lemon Water First Thing In The Morning
Upon waking each day, squeeze half a lemon into a cup of purified room temperature water and drink at least ten minutes prior to consuming any food. Drinking lemon water helps your body to eliminate toxins, improves your digestion, stimulates your metabolism and boosts energy.
To learn more about the science behind this and how to make it work for you, read this article.
Start Oil Pulling With Coconut Oil
The basic idea behind oil pulling involves swishing coconut oil around your mouth for a few minutes per day. It may sound weird, but evidence suggests this action helps to clean and detoxify teeth and gums, whitens teeth, cuts through plaque and removes toxins.
There are also endless testimonials from real people who have found oil pulling to help with skin conditions, arthritis, asthma, headaches, hormonal imbalances and much more.
Ditch Coffee In Place Of Matcha Green Tea
Matcha green tea is one of the healthiest drinks in the world. It is super high in antioxidants, it has 100x more EGCg (an antioxidant with cancer fighting properties) than any other tea on the market, it enhances calm, boosts memory and concentration, increases energy levels and endurance, burns calories, detoxifies the body, fortifies the immune system, improves cholesterol and, importantly, has amazing flavor.
Eat More Coconut Oil Because It Is AMAZING
While Matcha Green Tea may be the world’s healthiest drink, coconut oil is probably the world’s healthiest food.
Adding more coconut oil to your diet will help to increase energy, fight infection, normalize brain function, aid weight loss, reduce risk of heart disease, boost skin and hair health, stabilize thyroid and blood sugar and better absorb nutrients.
This article reveals seven ways to help you get more coconut oil in your diet, and this article reveals ten of the best benefits of coconut oil for your health and beauty.
Stop Eating Sugar (Or At Least Cut Down Significantly)
Sugar is toxic to your body. Too much sugar makes your organs fat, primes your body for diabetes, damages your heart, creates tense blood vessels, promotes cholesterol chaos, increases your risk of depression and so much more.
Cutting down your sugar intake could be the best thing you’ve ever done for your health.
To discover just how damaging sugar can be to your body and to find out how to REVERSE the damage, have a read of this article.
Grow Your Own Herbs & Use Them ALL THE TIME
Having an endless source of fresh herbs is just about the best thing you can do. Forget spending a couple of dollars on a few sprigs of rosemary in the grocery store, just grab some scissors and start snipping!
Adding herbs to your cooking is an incredible habit to get into. It adds flavor, color, vitamins, minerals and medicinal qualities. Plus to grow your own herbs is a satisfying project that the kids can get involved with too.
To learn how to start your own indoor herb garden, read this article: Top 12 Must Have Herbs To Grow In Your Kitchen Garden
Diffuse Essential Oils Around Your Home Daily
Not only does the diffuser perfume your home with wonderful aromas, but you can customize the scents to achieve different goals.
Working from home and need to be alert? Diffuse rosemary to boost concentration and enhance mental clarity.
Got a cold and want to open up your airways? Diffuse eucalyptus and start breathing easy again.
For more wonderful diffuser recipes have a read of this recent article: 50 Aromatic Essential Oil Recipes You’ve Got To Try In Your Diffuser
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