What are you drinking?

What are you drinking?

One of the best and easiest ways we can affect our health and beauty is by paying attention to what we are drinking. Even before watching what we put in our bodies in the form of food, we can witness startling changes by switching out the unhealthy drinks for the healthy ones. I am the last one to want to give up my morning coffee, and I won’t at this time, BUT I don’t have to drink it into the afternoon, and you can easily swap out soda for some fruit juice and spritzer, or better yet, water. I could swap out tap water for filtered or spring water, the list goes on. Green tea is a good pick me up, it is also filled with antioxidants and other goodness that helps with fertility, weight control (belly fat,) colds, and the list could go on. Chicory root and chaga (which is a fungus that grows on trees) are both good coffee substitutes, even brewed like coffee, as is dandelion root. The side benefit is that they are all spectacular for your liver! Coffee in large quantity is not. (Coffee will also dehydrate you, I try to drink a glass of water for every cup of coffee I take in.) If you crave the fizzy, sparkling water from certain regions is full of trace minerals, check the source of your water and make sure it is genuine. Those bottles for sale in some convenience stores that just say ‘Drinking water’ is so suspect as it could easily just be tap water at a premium price (not to mention that all...
The Water of Life~How what we drink makes us beautiful.

The Water of Life~How what we drink makes us beautiful.

One of the best and easiest ways we can affect our health and beauty is by paying attention to what we are drinking. Even before watching what we put in our bodies in the form of food, we can witness startling changes by switching out the unhealthy drinks for the healthy ones. I am the last one to want to give up my morning coffee, and I won’t at this time, BUT I don’t have to drink it into the afternoon, and I could easily swap the embarrassingly more than occasional soda for some fruit juice and spritzer, or better yet, water. I could swap out tap water for filtered or spring water, the list goes on. Green tea is a good pick me up, it is also filled with antioxidants and other goodness that helps with fertility, weight control (belly fat,) colds, and the list could go on. Chicory root and chaga (which is a fungus that grows on trees) are both good coffee substitutes, even brewed like coffee, as is dandelion root. The side benefit is that they are all spectacular for your liver! Coffee in large quantity is not. (Coffee will also dehydrate you, I try to drink a glass of water for every cup of coffee I take in.) If you crave the fizzy, sparkling water from certain regions is full of trace minerals, check the source of your water and make sure it is genuine. Those bottles for sale in some convenience stores that just say ‘Drinking water’ is so suspect as it could easily just be tap water at a premium price (not...
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