Ginger shots

Ginger (Zingiber officinale), a flowering plant in the Zingiberaceae family whose rhizome the ginger root is well known in folk medicine for its many health benefits.

Ginger shots are a great way to start your day. They not only will increase your energy, they may also benefit your overall sense of health and wellbeing in a multitude of ways. Some known benefits of ginger are:

  • Antioxidantimg_1681-1
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • May lower cholesterol
  • Anti-parasitic
  • Supports healthy digestion
  • Relieves gas and bloating
  • Helps reduce motion sickness and morning morning sickness symptoms
  • Supports healthy metabolism
  • Boosts circulation
  • Improves nervous system
  • Supports healthy respiratory function
  • Boosts immune system
  • Helps relieve symptoms of cold and flu
  • May provide protection from some forms of cancer

 

Cleanse Day 10 – Congratulations!

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Congratulations! You have reached the end of your junk food cleanse. I hope you’re feeling empowered, energized, and ready to face the world head-on.

You’ve come a long way in just 10 days – did you believe you could achieve all this or learn so much about yourself so quickly?

Imagine what you could do in six months!

Health is a vehicle, not a destination. Don’t stop now, there is so much more to explore and accomplish.

Imagine receiving the guidance, knowledge, and inspiration to continue making rewarding changes for your health. By working with me as your Health Coach, you will further explore how your lifestyle and diet impact your health.

Want to keep up your momentum and achieve optimal health? Eliminate junk food? Learn how to make your own whole food snacks and meals that will keep your energy high?

Let me be your guide.

Sign up today for a complimentary Health History consultation. I would love to help you meet and surpass your goals by working together in a 6-month program.

I wish you well on your journey and hope to hear from you soon!

 

Cleanse Day 9 – Activate Your Mind and Body

You’re almost there – can you believe it? Drop me an email if you have any questions! No question is too big or small.

I regularly tell people “an active body is an active mind.” It should come as no surprise physical activity is the fourth primary food component – and the one I want to explore with you today. 

Think about a typical scenario where you feel tired and weary. Do you often reach for junk food snacks to provide a quick energy boost? Although it may not seem like it, physical activity revs up the body and provides sustainable energy. Unlike junk food and the imminent energy crash it leads to, the effects of exercise last long after you stop activity. 

TRY THIS EXERCISE

Make a point to schedule exercise on your calendar every week, if not every day. Start small and slowly increase the number of days you include movement.

Remember, you don’t have to engage in strenuous activities to see results. The goal is to find a type of exercise you enjoy, and then integrate it into your life on a regular basis.

If you’re already a work-out devotee, consider mixing up your routine to jumpstart your body:10325511_10152059449096612_4092031997450308326_n

  • If you love to dance, take a class at a local gym or dance studio.
  • If you’ve never done yoga, drop into a beginner class and see how it feels.
  • If you like to jog in your neighborhood, try a new route today.
  • If you want something more, try CrossFit. That’s what I do.

Whatever activity you choose, treat it like an important meeting on your calendar and stick to it. Your mind and body will thank you.

Next time you’re at the office, refresh your energy and combat stress by taking a break in the middle of the day. Instead of surfing the web or grabbing a snack from the vending machine, get away from your desk and take a 15 minute walk.

In order to keep our bodies happy and healthy, we need to get moving!