With Spring in full swing and everyone looking to clear the clutter around the home, why not cleanse the mind and body, as well? Dr. John A. Robinson, author of the brand new book, “The Hormone Zone,” shares his 5 tips on how to spring clean your health!
1. DIET: Eat as close to nature as possible and eat a variety of foods.
“Let thy food be thy medicine!” When foods are less processed and abundant in variety, you will get more valuable nutrients to help prevent disease and live your best life!
2. EXERCISE: Boost metabolism with short durations.
Exercise does not have to be long and boring! Keeping the intensity the sessions short has been shown to be the best way to increase your fat burning hormones leading to a slimmer waist line and a happier you!
3. LIFESTYLE: Cleanse, cleanse, cleanse!
Spring cleaning applies just as much to your body as it does to your house. Gentle cleansing a few times per year helps to increase your energy, mental focus, and keeps your organs happy and healthy!
4. MENTAL HEALTH: Keep the mind sharp!
Research has shown again and again that meditation reduces stress and stress related hormones and improves your mind and your ability to think clearly. Meditation helps you focus your mind to find solutions toy our problems!
5. SPIRITUALITY: Have a purpose driven life!
Studies agree that people who have a sense of spirituality and who have an active spiritual practice, such as a being a member of a religious group or spiritual community, live longer and are healthier. Your spirituality is predicated on your concept of your true purpose in life and how this relates to helping yourself and others.