Staying Well Secrets for Women
Eat berries as they are full of antioxidants. They are nutritional powerhouses full pf phytochemicals, and anti-inflammatories and vitamin C which is great for your immune system.
Top of the list is blueberries as they are high in antioxidants – frozen or fresh is equally good for you.
Eating berries also increases your heart health.
Eat less and slow down. Mindful eating, chewing and savouring every mouthful. It takes approximately 20 minutes for our stomachs and brains to communicate.
Take up regular exercise. Exercises that employ all your muscles and strengthen arms and legs. When you increase your circulation you get more white blood cells which check for foreign germs and will gobble them up.
Improving our fitness builds a stronger immune system.
Less stress. The longest living person on record is a woman named Jeanne Louise Calment, who lived to the age of 122. She was very healthy and rarely became ill. She attributes her longevity to the immunity of stress. Stress impacts inflammation which attributes to chronic illness.
Keep your fridge clean. Restock and rotate food. Bacteria can grow from rotting foods next to fresh ones. Check your crockery – chipped crockery is not good feng Shui !
Test your PH levels. Ideal Ph is slightly alkaline – leaning towards 7.4. The pH scale ranges from 1 – 14. 7 is neutral, less than 7 is acidic and greater than 7 is alkaline. Alkaline based diets restore your energy levels.