Sunday, January 17, 2010


  1. Have a healthier dinner, did you know that cooking or chargrilling meats at high temperatures has been linked to the formation of carcinogenic compounds called heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Try some fresh fish steamed or perhaps some dare I say tofu…

  2. Try working out outside….instead of heading to the gym, pick up your skipping rope and head to the park or the beach. Use the children's equipment to do your step-ups, get creative everything that you need to get a great workout is there and its free

  3. Drink more water, when you are hydrated your skin looks great, your eyes fresh and your brain can work at its best. Just a drop in hydration levels of 1-2% can reduce your brains ability to perform at its peak.

  4. Make sure you wear sunscreen to protect your skin. Use organic sunscreen, most sunscreens contain a toxic list of chemicals, among them Avobenzone and titanium dioxide, these two active ingredients have been implicated in a host of nasty issues, namely cancer. There are alternative ways to protect your skin and get healthy contact us ( to get some organic sunscreens or get hold of some zinc oxide based sunscreens although a little more expensive, they are good for you.

  5. Get outside and explore this amazing place we live in, discover your local beaches, forests and waterfalls. Researchers found that walking in your local forest can boost your immunity by a whopping 46% percent.

  6. Have a salad everyday. Not only will this increase your vegetable intake, but also your intake of enzymes, vitamins and minerals.

  7. Let the sun shine in, open the curtains as soon as the alarm goes off. Sunlight signals your brain to stop the production of the sleep hormone melatonin, and acts as a natural antidepressant, boosting mood

  8. Make sure you get good nights sleep; researchers have found that people who slept less than 7 hours per night were x 3 likely to catch colds than those who slept 8.

  9. Laugh laugh laugh, not only is it a great abdominal toner, it's a blood-oxygenator, endorphin-releaser, and general body relaxer

  10. Move your body; we were designed to be sedentary most of the time. We were made to move, dance, walk, stretch, expand and engage. So go for a swim, run, walk, talk, garden….keep moving!

  11. GO ORGANIC, get a box of the freshest organic produce delivered to your door. Save your health, save your money and your time.

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