Healthy habits and tips that prevent disease and keep your mind and body running in tip-top shape.
I had trouble drinking my 8 glasses of water but I have noticed I do better when I have the caps off. Since my recycling company asks to have the caps removed before placing the bottles in the bin I save them for the day to help me keep track of how I am doing.
FRUIT AND HERB-ADE
4 quarts water
2 oranges sliced thin
1 lime sliced thin
1 cup fresh mint leaves torn
1 cucumber sliced thin
1 raw carrot shredded
Combine in large jar. Shake well and chill for several hours. Shake, strain and serve over ice chips. Need sweeter, add honey to t...
When I pet my cat and she starts purring, I know she is happy, content and relaxed and a few minutes of petting her makes me happy, content and relaxed. It also gives me a positive attitude and motivation for the day. Any pet can do this. Most are always there and willing to let you pet them.
I purchased several 24 oz water bottles (plastic ones at Walmart for $1.00) and keep them filled with water in the fridge. So whenever I need water I just grab a bottle and I know that it is 3 glasses. I carried it around the house with me always.
A combination of things for one big secret. Don't go hungry!Make a list before you leave the house and try to match coupons with sales. If the children go with you allow them ONE unhealthy choice and no more. Make your list while browsing through recipes to secure a weekly menu to avoid impulse buys
Crystal Light, (specifically on the go packets), is genius! I have a 160z water bottle that that i fill up and just pour a packet in, chill the bottle in freezer until it has a layer of ice on the top, ( i dont know for some reason everthing is better ice cold), and i enjoy the icee like drink!
If for some reason or you have medical problems that make you tired, it is OK to take a rest day. This gives your body time to regroup and re-energize itself. Never feel ashamed because you need to do this. Tomorrow is another day to jump out of bed feeling ready to exercise.
DH is underweight and has little appetite. When He hasn't eaten enough during the day, I make him a healthy soy shake in the evening.