Get healthier today with those 7 things you can do in less than 5 minutes.
Brew yourself a cup of green tea: Green tea can do many wonders for your health. Rich in antioxidants, green tea supports natural detoxification and can help you to burn fat, to strengthen your bones, help to prevent cancer and even fight flu.
Don’t eat so fast: When you eat too fast, chances are that you don’t have the time to recognize the body signals telling you when you’re full. This can lead to overeating. Be sure to chew each bite for about 20 seconds. This will allow the time for the fullness signal to reach you before you eat too much. Chewing well is also helping with digestion.
Put lemon to good use: Lemon can help you get healthier from inside out. Adding lemon to your glass of water will supply your body with over 30 detox compounds. Lemon peel is rich in soluble fiber that contributes to lower LDL cholesterol levels. And on top of that, lemon is also beneficial when used externally. The vitamin C in lemons lightens up skin, which can help fading age spots. Lemon also contains gentle AHA, to help your skin look younger.
Eat whole grains for healthier lungs: Eating fiber-rich foods helps preventing bowel problems and lowers bad cholesterol. But what you might not know is that specific antioxidants found in grain fiber can also help to fend off lung diseases.
Add some broccoli sprouts: Adding broccoli sprouts to your salads, wraps and sandwiches can help to prevent stomach ulcers. The active substance in broccoli sprouts kills the bacteria causing stomach ulcers. Broccoli sprouts also boost your skin natural defense against dangerous UV rays.
Use herbs and spices: Herbs and spices are very high in health promoting substances. From the anti-inflammatory benefits from turmeric to diabetes fighting effects of cinnamon, using a variety of herbs and spices is a quick way to boost the health factor of any dish.
Have green smoothies: Green smoothies are a quick way to add more green vegetables in your diet. Leafy green vegetables help your body to keep its vital pH balance as well as supporting your body to detox naturally. Greens are also very important for bone health.
What are you doing in less than 5 minutes to get healthier? Share your own tips with us!