3 Top tips to keep healthy this Christmas time
As you are fully aware, Christmas is upon us and it is typically a time we neglect our health and our bodies. If you are feeling low, under the weather or just a bit grumpy, chances are you might need a little health boost.
Even though you may have heard these simple tips before, I am here to remind you!
- Drink water!
Yes, I know you know. But are you drinking or not? If not why not. Want a hot drink? Drink hot water.
During the winter, the heating is typically on in the house which will have a dehydrating effect on the body. Without water, not only will your skin start to look a bit shrivelled but you can’t function the same either.
Being that the body, and cells, are made up so much of water it makes total sense that we need to keep hydrated.
Drinking more alcohol will need a good flush. Removing toxins needs a helping hand with water. Toxins floating around in the body will help you play host to viruses like coughs and colds.
2. Get some sleep
As we all chase our own tails at Christmas time, it is easy to forget to get an early night. Without that extra hour before midnight, it is easy to want to pull up the duvet for an extra 5 minutes.
You will create dark circles under the eyes, you will stop thinking so sharply and often you will find you don’t function so efficiently.
3. Eat some vitamin c
Not only will it help you fight off colds and flu (you knew that - right?) but citrus fruits this time of year are delightful. Well, Satsumas specifically. The supermarket will sell you a packet from £1-£2 and satsumas make an excellent snack. Healthy. Provides you with energy from the natural sugars.
When you pour your drink (alcohol or soft drink) why not add a splice of lemon.
Going for coffee? Ask for a glass of lemon water. Coffee will make your body become acidic. The lemon water gets you back into the favourable alkaline state once again.
Keep healthy, happy and smile lots.
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