Nobody wants to grow old that’s for sure but because we often fuel our bodies with chemicals – through food and we use many chemically enhanced lotions and potions on our skin, we are not fighting the ravages of time, we are enhancing it. You have to know that looking and feeling good comes from a healthy living regime and not through so-called enhancements or consumption of toxic ingredients.
It’s not rocket science to be able to eat healthily and to live a life that is rich in contentment. You just need to look at your current lifestyle and gradually amend those areas which are not doing you any favours. If your diet is full of high-fat, greasy take-always, then you know that you need to change this aspect of your life. This doesn’t mean never having another take-away it just means having one as a treat occasionally and not on a weekly basis. Similarly if you eat a lot of chocolate or crisps each week, then instead change over to eating additional fruit, nuts and grains. Too often we fill up with snack food because we are too busy to bother getting a healthy lunch or sometimes, to even eat lunch, so chocolate or sweet snacks are easy and available. Chia seeds can help you to eat less of these snacks by filling you up so if you suffer with a sweet tooth or have poor eating habits at work take some chia seeds with you and notice the difference.
Detox your system every now and then too. It is very bad for your body to contain any bad chemicals for long periods of time. Chia seeds can help with a general detoxification by ensuring that your bowel is in tip top condition but there are other ways that you can detox to help eliminate toxic wastage. Toxic waste doesn’t just live in the colon; it can be stored throughout the body, so the sooner you start to eliminate it, the better that you will feel. You can buy a herbal detox kit or have a day put aside where you eat only fresh fruit and drink plenty of water on that day to help flush the toxins through.
If you are unhappy with the condition of your skin and it’s lacking a youthful appearance, then invest in a little coconut oil and use regularly, you will soon find that your skin is smooth, soft and supple. Coconut oil can also be used as part of a detox program as it helps to remove harmful substances from your body.
If you are thinking about changing your diet over to a healthier one, then try to incorporate more raw foods into your diet on a regular basis. Reducing the amount of acidic cooked foods will be good for your body overall. Trying adding herbal drinks or green tea to your diet as well and within only a few weeks you will start to look and feel better.
The cosmetic industry is a massive and lucrative industry but sadly, most of the typical cosmetics or lotions that you find on the shelves marketed in a glossy, vibrant way are filled with the chemicals that you will want to avoid if you want to change your life and live in a healthier manner. You can change your skincare regime quite easily by purchasing products that are more natural and that does not contain chemicals. You can equally make your own products quite effectively at home too and start reducing your chemical in-take that way.
It’s important to realise that whatever you place onto your skin, becomes absorbed into your blood stream and any toxins often get stored in your vital organs where they start to do untold damage. Make your healthy changes a little at a time and you will gradually start to look and feel a million dollars. It doesn’t take a lot of time or money to reinvent your life but you will look younger and healthier in a very short space of time.