0 Comments Gentle Ayurvedic practices to start your day BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Mornings can be one of the most stressful times of the day. Between jumping into the shower, attempting to whip up a healthy breakfast and rummaging around for a vaguely-put-together outfit, most of us rarely get a moment to get a good look at ourselves in the mirror before charging out of the door - let alone breathe and relax. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/health/gentle-ayurvedic-practices-to-start-your-day-36882889.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36882998.ece/4ec5c/AUTOCROP/h342/18316615-1.jpg Email Mornings can be one of the most stressful times of the day. Between jumping into the shower, attempting to whip up a healthy breakfast and rummaging around for a vaguely-put-together outfit, most of us rarely get a moment to get a good look at ourselves in the mirror before charging out of the door - let alone breathe and relax. But according to Ayurveda, an ancient … [Read more...] about Gentle Ayurvedic practices to start your day
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Published 8:01 am, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Looking for balance? Fighting fatigue? Your diet might be a place to start 1 / 1 Back to Gallery (BPT) - Adults today are constantly searching for balance in life. While balance can be broadly defined, in simple terms it is rooted in equal proportions. The human body demands an equilibrium in order to sustain proper mental, physical and spiritual health. But, achieving balance can be difficult when everyday personal and environmental stresses (such as work, poor diet, harsh sunlight and pollution) expose the body to cell-damaging oxidative stress. The obstacles to reaching balance are only growing due to shifting lifestyle choices. Today’s adults are active and trying to cram more into a 24-hour day than ever before. In fact, fatigue is a common issue for working adults. Meanwhile, an increasing number of adults are not getting the nutrients they … [Read more...] about Looking for balance? Fighting fatigue? Your diet might be a place to start
Published 6:01 am, Friday, December 8, 2017 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 5 ways to jump-start your heart health 1 / 1 Back to Gallery (BPT) - If you’re looking to improve your heart health, each day is all about making a choice that moves you in the right direction. You’d rather stay in with a big bowl of ice cream. But maybe today, you could click off the TV set and take a walk with a friend. It's easy to see why heart health is a pressing concern. One in three adults live with one or more types of cardiovascular disease, according a review published in the journal Circulation. Over time, changes in the heart and blood vessels can lead to a host of devastating problems, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke. On top of that, lifestyle factors, such as poor diet and a lack of physical activity, lead to one in five deaths in the U.S., according to a study published in 2011 in the Journal of Public Health. … [Read more...] about 5 ways to jump-start your heart health
Published 2:31 pm, Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 5 physician-approved nutrition tips to look and feel your best 1 / 1 Back to Gallery (BPT) - Looking and feeling your best go hand in hand. When you take charge of your well-being, you'll feel healthier inside and out. Small efforts every day add up to a big impact. "By taking specific steps each day, you can optimize your beauty hormones," says Dr. Shelena Lalji, founder of Dr. Shel Wellness & Aesthetic Center and medical advisor to Douglas Laboratories. "These hormones help boost your overall appearance. Features like your skin, hair and nails suddenly look stronger, younger and more radiant than ever." Dr. Shel says the following five steps can help jump-start your beauty hormones so you can look your best whether you're in your 20s or 60s: Step 1: Follow a plant-based paleo eating plan. Your diet directly affects how you feel on the inside … [Read more...] about 5 physician-approved nutrition tips to look and feel your best
If you're toying around the with the idea of trying the Whole30 Diet, you’re definitely not alone. Since the plan’s inception in 2009, millions of people have ditched sugar, artificial sweeteners, grains, legumes, dairy, and alcohol for 30 days in the name of better health.(Find out how to stop the craving cycle before it starts and burn fat around the clock with the naturally sweet, salty, and satisfying meals in Eat Clean, Lose Weight & Love Every Bite.) But Whole30’s popularity has little to do with the ease of the plan and more with how great people feel when the month is through. Since the diet carries so many restrictions and is centered around whole, minimally processed foods, cooking Whole30-approved recipes is essentially mandatory—which is tons of work. And not to mention, makes following the diet nearly impossible for busy folks who don’t have spare time to slice, dice, and sauté all of their meals. Sound like the very thing … [Read more...] about Thinking Of Trying The Whole30 Diet? Here’s The Easiest Way To Start.