Newsletter – 15 October 2012
Hi and Welcome to this week’s Complementary Fitness Newsletter
We’re half way through October, summer holidays are over, school holidays are here this week, the clocks change at the end of next week and we’ll soon be in the run up to Christmas! (10 weeks but who’s counting?)
Do you want to look and feel great for the festive nights out?, have loads of energy?
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LIFESTYLE AND WELLNESS
Did you know?
Barley grass and wheatgrass balance blood acidity, promote cellular detoxification, and are both excellent antioxidant foods.
The Benefits Of Soaking Nuts And Seeds – Grains, nuts, seeds and legumes naturally contain toxic deterrents to ensure their survival until germination. Learn how soaking removes this barrier to reaping their nutritious benefits. http://www.foodmatters.tv/articles-1/the-benefits-of-soaking-nuts-and-seeds
Health + Lifestyle
Take a 10-30 minutes walk every day…and while you walk, smile.
Are you preparing your liver for winter? Make fresh apple juice with ginger as a daily cleanse.
Be positive! A healthy mental attitude bolsters the immune system! Cultivate a sense of humour – laughter strengthens white blood cells.
Exercise is like telling your body “you’re going to hate me for this but you’ll thank me later”.
Morning juice: carrot, apple, ginger, beet, celery – a perfect harmony of flavours and what a great way to start the day @rawfoodbliss
Something to think about
Proper nutrition is the fuel needed for vibrant health.
For anxiety there are many factors to consider, lifestyle being one of course. Certain food additives can make anxiety worse – @rawfoodbliss
Always remember you are braver than you believe, Stronger than you seem and Smarter than you think.
Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have.
We don’t need to eat as much to sustain ourselves as we think we do. Eat small portions, eat slowly and chew your food thoroughly.
Just to let you know…National Baking Week is this week: 15 – 21 October
Luckily, here’s a healthy chocolate cookie recipe for you to try..(makes 16)
¼ cup (28g) coconut flour sifted, ¼ cup (54g) coconut oil or butter, 1/3 cup (28g) cocoa powder, 3 eggs, sweetener of choice (same as 1/3 cup of sugar), ¼ tsp salt, ¼ tsp vanilla extract.
Method: Melt butter or oil, stir in cocoa powder and leave to cool. In a bowl, mix eggs with sugar or sweetener, vanilla extract and salt. Stir in cocoa mixture then add the sifted coconut flour to the batter until there are no lumps. Leave the batter for 5 mins to rest and thicken up. Drop or pipe mixture on lined baking tray and cook on 175 for 10-15 mins.
Nutritional facts per cookie: 54 cals, 1.8g protein, 2g carbs, 4.8g fat (3.5g saturated), 1.3g fibre.
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Thanks for reading this week’s Complementary Fitness newsletter,
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