Following a daily health and hygiene regime is no rocket science with the web flooding with umpteen numbers of blogs on the same. How many of them really make it past a week when putting in practice?
Here are a few tips and tricks to break the monotony of your health routine and make you feel and look bright-eyed all through the season.
When your body calls for some hydration, chugging in a lot of water is the quickest solution unless you enjoy hanging around the washroom. How about trying something solid instead? Pile on these summer friendly fruits and vegetables the next time you feel dehydrated.
2) Hard to part with Tea?
Make it a healthy addiction by adding a pod of crushed ginger to it. Useful in improving digestion and increasing absorption of food, ginger tea can bloat after eating too much. Ginger contains anti-inflammatory properties that make it an ideal home remedy for muscle and joint problems. Hence you can satiate you morning tea cravings with a touch of goodness every day.
3) There is the world outside spinach:
Women are most vulnerable to loss of iron because of their biological cycles and despite that, it remains one of the most ignored dietary supplements. You do not have to gulp the can of spinach juice like Popeye the sailor man Liver is one of the most iron-rich meats. For omnivores, introducing beef liver, which contains almost 6 mg of iron, on occasion into a diet can significantly increase iron levels. For vegetarians, legumes, soybean nuts, and enriched raisin bran cereals make a good replacement.
4) Make friends with the mouthwash:
Studies show an essential oil based mouthwash reduces plaque by 70% and gum problems by 36% over brushing alone. Use an anti-microbial mouthwash to get complete protection from germs. Keep your mouth from getting dry by keeping a water bottle handy to avoid bad breath.
5) Make use of the wonder plant in your backyard:
Give yourself a facial steaming by adding a few fresh basil leaves (tulsi) to a pot of boiling water. All you need to do is to lean over the pot and steam your face thoroughly for 10 to 15 minutes. It will help you get a clean, supple and refreshed face by opening up the clogged skin pores and offering a deep cleansing. When done with the facial steaming, splash fresh cold water to your skin.
Sticking to a routine isn’t as easy as it sounds. Hence here are a few tips that make a healthy living easy for you, without having to be too hard on yourself leaving you enough time to enjoy the monsoon showers.