Looking forward to Christmas? A lovely time of year, but difficult not to overindulge when all the chocolates, biscuits and cakes are on offer. Over consumption may cause digestive complaints or weight gain. It is a time of year when we may have excess alcohol and less exercise.
Healthy Ideas to include in your Christmas Menu’s
Include some Herbal Tea
Pukka offer an excellent range of teas which are all available at Shipley Health Store
Tips when eating
Spicy oven nuts
2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 teaspoon sea salt, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 2 teaspoons chilli powder,1 teaspoon coriander powder, 1 teaspoon ground ginger, 8oz mixed nuts
Roast in the oven at gas 2 for 30 minutes, then drain on a kitchen towel
Supplements which may help during the Christmas period
It’s important to make sure your gut bacteria are balanced especially if you are eating more or if you need antibiotics over the Christmas period. Bio Nutri have a probiotic called Ecodophilus this supplement consists of natural fermented organisms to assist excretion of toxins and excess hormones and replenish beneficial bacteria.
Another supplement from Bio Nutri which is beneficial to health is their Garlic complex with Rosemary and Thyme these have been used in the Mediterranean diet for many years for their health benefits. These herbs are often used to support a healthy digestive tract which at Christmas needs extra help. When taking blood thinning medication consult your practitioner before taking the Garlic complex.
These supplements are available at Shipley Health Food store
Always consult your practitioner if you are taking any medications before taking any supplements
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