Reflexology For The Spirit

9 Things You Can Do for a Healthy New Year – Wellness!

These nine  suggestions  can transform your body, your kitchen, and your lifestyle.   They are a living proof that wellness is not hard to achieve.

So, in this new year, GO FOR WELLNESS!

EAT MORE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

This is far easier than you might think.

Raw fruits and veggies are a good snack.  Cooked, they can be a main dish or side serving.  They can be a dessert, even!  So, go for it.

EAT MORE WHOLE GRAINS

Foods made with white flour are lacking.   They lack fiber, minerals, and other beneficial nutrients which you need.  They also taste better!

USE CANOLA OIL AND ORGANIC EXTRA-VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

Replace all the other oils in your kitchen with these oils.  Especially get rid of partially hydrogenated oils.

TAKE YOUR VITAMINS

This can be an overwhelming proposition.  A good start is to ask your healthcare professional for guidelines.  Or, contact Village Apothecary in Woodstock, New York, for some pointers.  I get all my vitamins and supplements at Village Apothecary.

If you’re not comfortable calling Village Apothecary, find a place where you feel comfortable that the staff are well-trained and have customer wellness at heart.

If you like research,  a third option is to study about one vitamin a month and add the vitamins or supplements monthly.

AVOID HIGH-FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP

This is not a new piece of information.  I’ve been writing and talking about this for years.  But, this product is still in foods we buy.  To really get away from it,  read the fine print.

Go ahead.  Do it.  Read the fine print.

Then…once you’re doing this….

CUT BACK ON PROCESSED FOODS

Processed foods are loaded with products which aren’t even foods at all.  These products shouldn’t even be in your kitchen, let alone in your body

Healthy food is not that difficult to find.  In fact, it can be easier than you think.

EAT ORGANIC FOODS

Do this as much as possible.  If the organic foods price tags in the grocery store give you sticker shock, focus on the “dirty” foods:  strawberries, spinach, peaches, celery, greens.

It’s easy to wash pesticides off your produce.  Put about 1/4 teaspoon of Dr. Bronner’s Soap (I use Peppermint) in a bowl of water.  Dunk the produce in the mixture and swish it around in the bowl.  Rinse the produce in clear water.

CUT OUT THE ALCOHOL, FIZZY DIET DRINKS,  SODA POP.

Cut back, preferably to zero consumption.   If this seems impossible to you, then you need to think about what these beverages mean to you.  On the practical level, they do nothing good for you.

CUT BACK ON DARK MEATS.

Meats are not that good for us, really.  Today’s beef, pork, and processed meats are loaded with chemicals, pesticides and herbicides.

Yech!

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Thanks again

Thurman Greco