New Year, New You! 2 January 2021 The key to a successful New Year Resolution is to make a change and commit to it. Perseverance and self-control are the two most important pillars. A few of the most popular and at the same time most challenging resolutions are to get more exercise, lose weight and earn more money. Do you wonder why? Because people tend to set up unrealistic goals. ‘The Detox Challenge’ Well, we are not experts in those areas, but we are more than happy to share a few interesting tips to help You and your loved ones to complete a “Detox Challenge” after the Winter Holidays. Our collection of healthy choices are here for You! Rainbow on your plate Fresh fruit, vegetables and legumesare high in fibre and phytonutrients, which are beneficial for a balanced diet. Their high vitamin C content acts like a flush system, helping to absorb minerals and at the same time eliminate harmful toxins. Thus, ascorbic acid (vit C) earned the term antioxidant. Make sure you add leafy greensand a plenty of colours to your meals. Opt for a fresh spinach or rocket salad, or maybe for some green peppers, with a few slices of cucumber, You are on the right track! Great substitute for sugary dessert may be a colourful, fresh fruitsalad. Create your own rainbow, of grapes, oranges, strawberries, bananasand even a few pieces of sweet blueberries. All these treats You can find in our shop. Make your plate look happy and healthy! Good fats Although fat is the most energy efficient source form of food, you can proportion your healthy options by choosing avocados and a nice, golden olive oil . The preferred choice would fall on cold pressed option, simply because it doesn’t go through chemical changes due heat treatment. This way reserved its nutrients in a higher concentration. Green tea, the miracle tea Green tea contains a high concentration of antioxidants, minerals, and essential nutrients. As a cleansing supplement, helps to detoxify your body and also been proven to increase fat burning. It is a brilliant metabolism booster and highly recommended for individuals performing intense and/or moderate physical exercise, because it mobilises fatty acids from fat tissues, making them available for use as energy storage. If you wish to lose weight, you can easily incorporate it in your diet. Consuming 2 to 4 cups of green tea per day, for several weeks, can be a pro aid to maintain an optimal body weight (Madura, 2020). Keeping your body hydrated is essential. A fairly proportion of our diet should be supported by an adequate water intake. Get movin’! Get physical! Performing physical exercise with regularity is one of the most important and best things what you can do for your body and mind. Not only lift mood, create a better sense of well-being, and reduce risk of emotional imbalance, studies showed improvements on brain health, bone and muscle conditions, satisfactory weight management and elimination of toxins. Being active, helps your metabolism to function in the best way for you, in order to supports your body to maintain its natural course to absorb essentials and eliminate what is harmful. Take home message Although none of these tips is able to make any miracle on its own, on the long run, your body rather appreciates life-style commitments than a super-fast temporary solution. And remember, Happy Body, Happy Life! Happy New Year!