"Health is a large word. It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well;...
and not today's pain or pleasure alone, but the whole being and outlook of a man."
~James H. West

Lisa's Blog

Support your body over Christmas!

Lisa Cutforth - Friday, December 19, 2008
'Tis the season to be jolly!  Have a GREAT time but remember to support your body! We all like to spoil ourselves over Christmas, it is best not to over do it, but if you do... here are some tips to ease the body burden... Aside from the obvious, stay out of the sun at the hottest part of the day, protect the food from flies and salmonella poisoning, here are 3 winners!
  1. Drink lots of water!  It is really hot, so you need to replenish the water you loose from sweating.  If you are drinking alcohol, it is especially important to drink more water to prevent dehydration and to help your body eliminate toxins!
  2. Support your liver!  It is your main detox organ, so this time of year it tends to work overtime! Milk thistle is a great herbal supplement that aids and protects the liver.  You can buy it from most health shops and chemists (ask the assistant for advice if you are on any medication or you are pregnant or breastfeeding).
  3. Get some fresh food into you.  Watermelon is great this time of year, it's refreshing and full of nutrients!
May you have a very merry Christmas and live to tell the tale! ;o)  

Recent Posts


memory dancing taking responsibility detox foods in season, seasonal recipes homocysteine nutritious Laughter and stress real food sustainable living, rural development, organic gardening, rampumps, biogas improve your memory skip meals sugar and adhd 7 steps to detox weight loss is sugar bad high cholesterol relax is chocolate bad for me healthy shopping Alan Pease breast cancer prevention weightloss low calorie diet mobile phones and brain cancer, Dr Teo have more energy natural alternatives to drugs are frozen veggies any good reasons to eat foods in season are grains healthy how to get more of exercise Happiness allergies gluten intolerance the power to choose pop-eye and spinach ask my doctor comfort eating healthy fast food, healthy take away healthy shopping list low calorie meal plan fruit leaky gut, gut health, symptoms of leaky gut Lactose intolerance calorie controlled diet mood getting fit simple 7 day detox plan dance assertiveness libido how to avoid injury during exercise maintain a healthy weight, underweight cooking with allergies health for busy people dangers of multitasking while you eat gift time management and healthy living soccer, role of team sports in longevity, role of exercise and community in longevity how to check your breasts wrong type of exercise, exercise and results benefits of sleeping love food life lessons quick recipes how to avoid doing the right thing and getting the wrong results food intolerances I've Got Life diet diary of a nutritionist comfort pig make stress work for you salad nutritionists diet diary soft drink and behavior problems music quick eating solutions healthy wine, healthy beer, healthy alcohol options hunger and stress Nina Simone immune system food sensitivities alzheimers low cholesterol Sensational relationship with food to know and not do is not yet to know image have fun in the kitchen indigestion health one step at a time delicious nutritionist focus new year's resolutions how to love exercise obesity how to be happy support your body soft drink and behaviour problems Add new tag sexy salad anxiety stress, keys to managing stress, benefits of stress healthy cooking parties do i have to drink milk; where do i get calcium from; non dairy calcium sources sensitivity to milk cooking class in brisbane diet diary should I eat organic veggies keep focused muscle wasting Lisa's Diary nutritious cooking trans fats happiness course energy healthy cooking demonstration making time to relax benefits of strength training, why you should strength train how to say no health addicted to chocolate ways to improve prostate health seasonal quick and tasty recipes healthy cooking party nutrition fun prostate cancer feels good fruit and vegetable shortage recipe 7 Tips to Lower Your Cholesterol and Protect Your Heart ability to respond fussy eaters celebrate life what is movember food allergies taking a break great second hand books love, loneliness recipies life four questions you must ask your doctor before taking medication health with 10 % effort control Egg allergy strength heart foundation tick explained corporate wellness blood pressure immune boosting tips the tummy beast overindulge drugfree alternatives Nutritional Therapist which is better for you butter or margarine lunch breast cancer awareness heart disease benefits to keeping a diet diary recipes for allergies sexy salads happiness workshop performance what is healthy food fatigue I don't get hungry natural toothpaste muffins christmas cholesterol lowering diet reducing coffee what is a good breakfast life choices childrens lunch boxes nutritionist in brisbane cheap fruit and vegetables, what's in season in autumn in australia increasing energy empty your mind go for 2 and 5 Dr Randy Pausch on Oprah sugar and add skipping meals organic vegetables weight fresh start best exercise comfort foods avoiding a choice fun breast cancer awareness video hot guys 10 % principle success and you Cancer brain health fresh motivation breakfast health pioneers quizz herbal toothpaste