With all the treats, sweets, alcohol and overeating, especially at holiday times, many of us feel the affects. Jittery? Upset? Acting impulsively? Are you nauseated, tired, boated? Do you have a pounding heart, heartburn, gas pains and poor digestion? If so, now is a good time to detoxify your body (especially your liver.) It needs help to improve digestion and filter toxins out of your blood.

Nutrition Techniques to go from Fatigue to Fantastic

  • Include many plant foods in your diet, some raw foods at each meal (fruit or vegetables.) Pineapple especially helps digestion.
  • For detoxification, Include salads, whole grains and beans, lentils and peas, However, if you have trouble digestion them, reduce or eliminate.
  • Keep animal protein and dairy products to a minimum – 2 to 3 oz. per meal of fish, poultry or eggs (all organic if possible.)
  • Drink pure water and herbal teas throughout the day such as green tea and peppermint. Keep caffeine to a minimum.
  • Forget deep frying (including French fries.)
  • Stay off sugar, white flour products, and avoid ‘one too many’ drinks.
  • Do not gorge yourself, especially at night.
  • Use healthy oils in moderation, (cold pressed, written on the label of the bottle.) Ground flaxseed helps to reduce inflammation caused by the wrong foods. Use on salads or in yogurt.
  • Vitamins C and B Complex help detoxify alcohol from the body.
  • For some, fresh lemon juice in water can be very cleaning. Use 1/4 of a lemon in a glass of water and drink first thing in the morning.

Your liver will thank you and you’ll feel great.