Most clients come to me undernourished and stressed AF. They are often skipping breakfast, and/or working through lunch, and then find themselves eating uncontrollably at night.
Waking up without an appetite is not a good thing 🙅🏻♀️ & drinking ☕️ on an empty stomach can cause blood sugar spikes, trigger acid reflux, increase feelings of anxiety and suppress appetite even further.
☝🏼One of the first habits to work on: eating within 30-60 min of waking by having coffee with or AFTER their meals.
This simple habit is GAME changing for energy and mood stabilization!
HYDRATION with Electrolytes: Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, Chloride, phosphate
Glucose/Carbs-acts as a transporter to help get electrolytes into the cells- sources: Sourdough bread, boiled potatoes, fruit, dairy.
Beef Liver- Organ meats, liver, heart, etc Organ meats contain an abundance of vitamins and minerals in an easily absorbable form! It’s the best whole food multivitamin you can eat/take! Brands: freeze dried beef liver from @getsmidge or the desiccated beef liver from @perfectsupplements
Whole food Vitamin —necessary for adrenal and immune health, as well as copper utilization/regulation. Citrus fruit, broccoli sprouts, potatoes, papaya and whole food vitamin powder. NOT THE SAME AS ASCORBIC ACID!
Oysters/Oyster Extract- rich in Zinc and selenium are certainly key features of thyroid, & immune support.
Protein-Your body needs protein to help build and repair muscle, skin, and other body tissues, including the cells of immune system rely on protein! In particular, the amino acid glutamine: foods rich in this eggs, dairy, whey, radish greens and cilantro.
Magnesium- We don’t really think of magnesium when we are sick, but magnesium is the stress mineral. When we aren’t feeling well that is a stress on the body and down goes mag. Added topical magnesium is really helpful. Ancient minerals magnesium oil or lotion from @perfectsupplements
Red light- numerous immune system benefits but some more notable are the promotion of ATP production, stimulates angiogenesis and the lymphatic system, increases melatonin which is an important antioxidant, activates stem cells and supports the adrenals. Brands: @blubloxofficial & @lifebludco
Hot Bath or Sauna- Heat can be incredibly healing when we are under the weather because it raises the body temp to create an “artificial” fever. Remember, fevers are good!
Medicinal Mushrooms- Lions Mane & Turkey Tail Mushrooms both support immune system, anti-inflammatory properties
Rest and Re-evaluation- Sickness is often the result of STRESS. Take the necessary time when you are sick to rest and cut back in the areas of your life that aren’t serving you. More than anything, stress has the biggest impact on the immune system!