It seems to happen to many of us. After we get up from our winter slumber, some of our cloths just don’t sit right any more, and that scale…. gee, it’s got to be lying…. It is not uncommon for many people to gain between 3-10 pounds during the winter. But, it does not have to happen. Here are a few principles and ways that can be very helpful to enjoy the cold season with it’s holidays without adding inches to our waist line.
A large body of research suggests that daily consumption of supplementation with omega-3-fatty acids can largely decrease your risk to suffer and even die of cardiac conditions.
Modern research confirms that potent allium vegetables, but particularly garlic promote healthy, normal blood pressure and cholesterol and triglyceride levels, a strong immune system, healthy cellular growth and renewal, prevention of cell injury caused by free radicals. Garlic has been shown to inhibit harmful microbes, encourages a normal fungal and yeast presence in the gastrointestinal tract, supports a healthy elimination of parasites, activates detoxifying enzymes, supports normal healthy bronchial activity. Garlic is an anti-inflammatory agent, thus promotes joint health.
Research links a diet that is rich in cruciferous vegetables (about 1 serving per day) with a number of health benefits. Cruciferous vegetables, if eaten soon after they are harvested are nutritional power houses. Besides vitamins, minerals and fiber, they are loaded with powerful phytonutrients that promote healthy cells and tissues, particularly of the breast, prostate, colon, uterus, ovaries and digestive tract.