July Newsletter health tips

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Drink Up! Stay hydrated for holiday health. Being properly hydrated on long trips can help to avoid fatigue and muscle aches. Re-circulated air in planes, trains, and cars can leave you parched both inside and out. Air travellers should drink 16 ounces of water before boarding a flight, and at least 8 ounces of water per hour while flying

?photo huile Olive oil – Olive oil is a healthy fat which contains essential fatty acids that help skin resist UV damage. These fatty acids are also part?of the cell membranes that keep in all that moisture your body loses through heat and sweat during the summer. In order to?protect your skin?and keep it supple, consume about 1 tablespoon of olive oil daily or add it to a healthy salad or fish dish in order to get all those essential fatty acids.

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Almonds fight stress! Packed with B vitamins and magnesium, they can help the production of serotonin, regulating mood, relieving stress and improving sleep. Almonds also contain a good dose of vitamin E, which can help protect against damage caused by free radicals. So make sure you include these important seeds in your diet

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Books before bed. Try reading a book before going to sleep. It helps to calm the nerves by eliminating excess sound and vision stimulus and is a great stress reliever. Having a nice, quiet space to read at night is good for helping create an air of peace and tranquillity, allowing you to drift into a restful sleep.

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Fish for brains.?The evidence is strong that the oils in darker types of fish, such as salmon, tuna, mackerel and herring, are beneficial for the heart and brain and may even lower risk of cancer, so why not try eating at least two fish meals per week?

photo pomme de terre2 Get rid of dark circles and reduce puffiness around the eyes with the natural bleaching agents present in potato. Take one or two chilled potatoes and grate them to extract its juice. Then soak a cotton ball in the potato juice and place it on to your closed eyes. Allow the juice to sit for ten to fifteen minutes and finally rinse your eyelids properly with cool water and apply a cream. Instead of potato juice you can also use thick potato slice to remove dark circles.

 

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