Before I got into health I always thought to detox was when you had to drink something to clean out your body. I recently found out that you can just detox your body with foods. What exactly is a detox? The purpose of a detox is to eliminate toxins from the body by turning them into waste, the waste is then eliminated. The goals are to enhance the bodies detoxification pathways, mostly the liver! This is because the liver is the bodies main detoxification organ. The liver is in charge of cleaning toxins and wastes from your blood and separating out the useful nutrients to synthesize hundreds of biochemicals that your body needs for daily functioning.
Everyone knows that water is key to living a healthy life, but sometimes the no taste can get a little boring. Adding lemon to your water does not only add a little taste, but also many more benefits for the body. Lemons contain calcium, vitamin C, magnesium, and potassium. For some people drinking too much lemon water can lead to heartburn, but keep in mind that too much of anything is never good. So why do I love drinking lemon water so much? Keep reading to find out the advantages of this refreshing drink.
You may hear people say that to lose weight or to be healthier you need to cut out snacks and try to only eat the three necessary meals. However, studies have shown that an American eats 2.2 snacks each day and gets one-quarter of total calories in snacks. Eating healthy snacks has many benefits like your nutrient intake, sustain energy levels, improves mood, and boosts energy.
Walnuts have a great source of nutrients and minerals that are important for your health. They are also an amazing source of plant-based protein.
Chia seeds are tiny black seeds that are from a plant called salvia hispanica. This plant is in the mint family. Salvia hispanica is native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala. They contain large amounts of omega-3 fatty acids and are also high in protein. They can improve risk factors for diabetes and heart disease. Almost all the carbs in chia seeds are fiber which is why they lead to better digestive health. Health experts say that chia seeds can help you lose weight, because the fiber absorbs a large amount of water.
Matcha green tea is my new favorite drink and I think I am starting to like it better than coffee! If you have never tried matcha green tea you need to go buy it now! I order mine from amazon Kirkland Ito En Matcha Blend Japanese Green Tea-100 ct 1.5g tea bags <– the exact brand I order. Matcha really brings out my inner Kourtney Kardashian lol. But seriously if you are looking for something to replace coffee or just something to sip on, I highly recommend trying it.
Starting a healthy lifestyle does not have to hard if you take the right steps. Everyone always wants to wait for a new year, new month, or new week to start living a healthier lifestyle. The truth is you can start today, you can start right now. Your body goes through so much every day, don’t you think it deserves to be taken care of? Having a healthy lifestyle is not about how you look it is how you feel. People think you have to be skinny mini in order to be healthy,