ACHES & PAINS
- Epsom Salt in a bath to ease joint pain and sore muscles.
- Personal Steam Inhaler – At least 5 minutes.
- Four superfoods to slow aging and prevent disease – white kidney beans, sweet potatoes, salmon and kale. Recipes for Pomegranate Cranberry Kale, White Kidney Bean Salad, Sweet Potato French Fries, Salmon
- Kale: 1/2 cup a day.
- Ginger Chews for bloating, cramping, nasuea, gas.
- Don’t use artificial sweeteners — they cause diarrhea.
- Peppermint Herbal Tea is an effective solution for constipation due to a medication.
- Bloating – 1/2 cup of asparagus at lunch. Asparagus is a natural diuretic and it will take a few hours for it to work.
- To avoid constipation, get insoluble fiber in your diet (whole grain bread and pastas. Stay away from the white grains.)
- Eat Bananas, Oatmeal, Apples and/or Toast for breakfast (BOAT)
- Bee Pollen for an energy boost and to fight fatigue. Start with 1/2 TSP per day.
- Choose a multi-vitamin that contains vitamins A, B, C, D and E. Avoid mega-doses (ie. get a vitamin with a dose of 100% DV (daily value).
- Eat plenty of tomato sauce.
- Good for the liver: Curry, Broccoli and Resveratrol (e.g .found in red wine.) Resveratrol is an antioxidant which helps prevent fat deposits in the liver.
- Walnuts are massively rich in Omega-3s. Soak them in water. Eat a handful before a meal to feel more full with the meal and therefore temper your appetite.
- Eat steel cut oats for breakfast.
- Figs are good for dessert. They’re high in fiber and antioxidants.
- Magnesium improves both long-term and short-term memory. Get magnesium through supplements, halibut, nuts and coconut water.
- Iron, magnesium and calcium are all good for your memory. They work together to strengthen your brain’s nerve connections.
- Eat NuttZo nut butter – it’s high in Omega-3 ALAs, no added sugar and high in protein. There’s Original and a Peanut Free version.
- Shop at a warehouse club, buy the club’s brand of products, but only buy in bulk the item’s that have a long shelf-life.
- Buy your daily multi-vitamin, organic skinless chicken breast and glasses/contact lenses at a warehouse club.
- Witch Hazel for bites, itches and rashes and for rough, oily or acne-prone skin.
- Zinc for your skin. Daily – Foods: Swiss & cheddar cheese, yogurt, baked beans, oysters, crab & lobster or 8 mg in a multivitamin.
- Dry Face – Mix avocado with 1 tbsp of honey and put it on the dry parts of your face. Cover with a washcloth to keep the mix on your face.
- Cellulite – 1/2 cup of papaya a day will give you the total day’s allotment of vitamin C. Vitamin C is needed for the growth of collagen. It prevents wrinkles and cellulite.
- Foods to make your hair look shiny, healthy and younger: Sardines, Spinach, Legumes (beans) and Carrots (in that order.)
- To help brittle hair, put any of the following on your hair: canola oil, honey, avocado, vinegar.
- Omega-3 fatty acids promote hair growth and shine.
- For Brittle or Thin Nails – 1/2 cup of steamed Swiss chard three times a week. Swiss chard is full of biotin and studies show that biotin helps strengthen/harden the nail tissue.
- Better Sleep – Drink 8 oz of Tart Cherry Juice in the morning to help with wakefulness and drink 8 oz of tart cherry juice two hours before bed for better sleep.
- A 20 minute nap during the day is good for you.
- Kale: 1/2 cup a day.
- If you’re buying apple juice from concentrate, buy it only if it’s from the USA and even better if you get organic. Check the label on the juice container before you buy, to see where it comes from. You have to read ALL parts the container as there could be additional countries in very small print, almost hidden, on various locations of the container.
- LesserEvil Chia Crisps as a snack. 22 chips per serving.
- Cacao Nibs as a snack. 1/3 cup.
- Earth Balance Spread as a butter alternative.
- Kale: 1/2 cup a day.
- Unsweetened, Pure Pomegranate Juice: 8oz glass.
- Mini Babybel Light Cheese: Eat 1 wheel per day.
- Low Fat Buttermilk: Eat a cup a day as a salad dressing or as an alternative to sour cream or mayo.
- Buckwheat Pasta: 1 cup cooked, per day.
- Polenta: 1 cup, cooked, per day.
- Ginger Chews to curb cravings.
- Rice Bran Oil – To help lose weight, switch to cooking with Rice Bran Oil.
- Cold exposure increases metabolism and burns a ton of calories.
- For the Liver – Milk thistle and green leafy vegetables every day
- LUTEIN for your eyesight. Daily – Foods: kale, papaya and eggs or 8 mg in a multivitamin.
- GLUCOSINOLATES for your Liver. Foods: collard greens, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower.
- Move around at least once per hour to help the blood in your legs circulate
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